These are all poems about fashion based on real news stories and headlines.

From BIG to small- a smart fashion coup.
The ultimate (and proftable) switcheroo.


The Wall Street Journal Dash April 23, 2019

A new crop of jerkies is pushing the snack further from its humble roots.

Mushroom? Bananna? What’s jerky doing?
It’s goodbye crispy, hello CHEWING.

{ 0 comments } – March 9, 2019

“The way the brand has changed is the way we have changed in culture, you’ll always see Barbie being reflective of what’s happening right now in society, in the world of fashion,” said Kim Culmone, Senior Vice President of Design for Barbie.

Tweaked each year in an updated guise.
(Hard to do for human dolls and guys.


The Wall Street Journal – February 14, 2019

Common sense calls for socks; fashion sense not… Now, cropped pants, leggings and short boots are hot looks even in winter driving fashion – conscious men and women to subject their ankles to this seasons arctic temperatures.

You “foot the bill” for these fashion decrees,
With ankles and toes toes that almost freeze.


The Wall Street Journal  – January 23, 2019

Cosmetic brands push makeup for working out … a response to pressure to always look picture perfect in an age of selfies and social media.

“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”
Makeup makes up a new inanity.