“A Trip To Italy”
A trip to Italy ordained by chance
as I pick up a movie by mistake.
“Snap out of it!” she speaks of their romance
and I am hooked forever by first take.
The snickers come and then a belly laugh
Loretta’s family_ Puccini fused!
Grandfather walks his baying hounds around
and cries at breakfast table he’s ‘confused’.
In rushes Ronnie’s brother in a fit;
his dying mother’s risen from the dead.
Loretta now must make the best of it
and so the wedding plans have changed her bed.
Oh, ‘moonstruck’ are these characters in strife;
My trip to Rome and back is filled with life.