Super-honored today to have professional wrestling legend, Leaping Lanny Poffo, as my guest! He recently signed with Solstice for one of the most incredible books of poetry you can ever read.
Here’s a sample of one of the poems, plus a look at the gorgeous illustrations inside.
The Living Legend
Once upon a wrestling ring
But not so long ago
Mr. Bruno Sammartino
Was the only name to know
He stood up to Buddy Rogers
And then “nature boy” went down
Less than 60 seconds later
Sammartino wore the crown
He’s the real “Italian Stallion”
That’s a fact you can’t ignore
His career had more success
Than Rocky I, II, III, and IV
The Living Legend lives again
For every single fan
He’s on the microphone each week
Right next to Vince McMahon
I know what you’re thinking. A pro wrestler writes poetry? The industry doesn’t exactly tout the intelligence of its’ stars on a daily basis. But this book is definitely worth picking up.
School for my girls is finally starting again, so here’s to getting back to a normal schedule for work, writing, and blogging!