The Perfect Panama Hat

In pursuit of the perfect panama

Sometimes, it would appear, size does matter!

At least it is so, when from ear to ear,

there should rest the perfect panama hat.

If it is too big, then size does matter!

Flopping, somewhat like a loose sombrero.

If it is too small, it looks distracted,

in danger, like a displaced derby.

If a particular panama’s colour

should somehow be of improper hue,

like a fedora in the wrong shade of grey,

best not put on such improper display.

To search for, to find, the correct chapeau

is not a simple quest I’ll have you know.

Suitable size, correct colour must show,

before aloft this perfect hat may go.

panama poemsAfter all, along with colour, texture,

even down to shape, size also matters,

pursuing the perfect panama hat.

Author: connellykevin

Writer, poet and photographer. Lover of all musical genres, from acoustic to zydeco. Born in Ireland of Scottish descent and proud of both. "I sought a theme and sought for it in vain, I sought it daily for six weeks or so" WB YEATS Many of the themes here presented and to be presented have taken me a lifetime rather than six weeks. Some have taken mere moments to arrive. All are offered freely and it is my hope that you, dear reader, will gain something by browsing here and that I in turn will gain something by presenting these works to you.

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