Alert the troops! Rally the Pearls!
One of our own is
Attention: All you I S P's!
Front and Center! On
Our resident president, PAT
Has been seized and whisked
Thrown into a sterile, white dungeon,
"Hang on, pretty PAT! Be
The Pearls are drawing up plans,
And plotting their
They're reading their Manuals and Help Files,
The first Potlitzer out of the paddock
Is a pistol packin'
A dowager with a howitzer,
Our BARBIE DOLL - Go, Girl!
Then, sneaking across the border,
Our FRAN, with the golden
Whose strength is mightier than the sword,
Our secret weapon and
Our ANITA, a Pearl with purpose,
A brave lady on a
Whose "head is bloodied, but unbowed,"
The hero of our
And NANCY, our spiritual leader,
Whose words flow like a
soft, satin gown,
Facing battle, we Pearls badly need her,
Lest we find
ourselves falling face down.
ANAM CARA, our little GABY,
A Pearl who's not quite so
Yet the rest of the Pearls assured
Of her sweet love and
Somber, serious, sensitive BEV,
Expressing her mind by
Her brush revealing her gentleness,
Our Potlitzer Pearl
Lastly, GINNY, who loves them all,
Claims each Pearl is her daughter,
Then shyly, slyly does admit,
Each girl has a different
"So, PAT, hang in there! We're coming!"
TWO! THREE! FOUR! And we're there!
PRESENT ARMS! - It's
time for hugging!
ALL OUT LOVE is now declared!
WE LOVE YOU, PATTI, OUR PEARL OF PEARLS!
Virginia (Ginny) Ellis
My thanks to
for her wonderful graphic of "THE POTLITZER PEARLS".