A Sax Tale

A Sax Tale
By Madeleine Begun Kane

A blowhard musician named Rand
Played sax (not too well) in a band.
He’d blow solos, yet boast.
Now he’s finally toast—
The leader, at last, took a stand.

UPDATE: November 6 is Saxophone Day, in honor of inventor Adolphe Sax’s birthday in 1814.

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9 Responses to “A Sax Tale”

  1. brian miller says:

    ha…i do love a good sax…but ego def defeats the blow…lol

  2. madkane says:

    Thanks Brian and Jules!

  3. Mary says:

    This made me smile!

  4. Sara v says:

    Very clever, Mad! Used to play in band, those sax players do love to blow their own horns ;-)

  5. Bing Yap says:

    i enjoyed this… :)

  6. Kim Nelson says:

    How do you do it? You create real stories, real meaning from limerick. I always am amazed.

  7. madkane says:

    Thanks so much everyone for your kind, enthusiastic comments!