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I am looking for the clothes line poem for a baby shower.

By Bonnie from Staten Island, NY


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I was at a baby shower where they gave the mom-to-be a clothesline full of clothes, that they pulled out of a basket. As the clothesline went around the room a poem was read. Does anyone have that poem?


By Donna Baker from Moncks Corner, SC


Baby Shower Clothesline Poem

I found this on another site. Perhaps it's the one you're thinking of.

The Clothesline Said So Much
Author: Marilyn K. Walker

A clothes line was a news forecast
To neighbors passing by.
There were no secrets you could keep
When clothes were hung to dry.

It also was a friendly link
For neighbors always knew
If company had stopped on by
To spend a night or two.

For then you'd see the 'fancy sheets'
And towels upon the line;
You'd see the 'company table cloths'
With intricate design.

The line announced a baby's birth
To folks who lived inside
As brand new infant clothes were hung
So carefully with pride.

The ages of the children could
So readily be known
By watching how the sizes changed
You'd know how much they'd grown.

It also told when illness struck,
As extra sheets were hung;


Then nightclothes, and a bathrobe, too,
Haphazardly were strung.

It said, 'Gone on vacation now'
When lines hung limp and bare.
It told, 'We're back!' when full lines sagged
With not an inch to spare.

New folks in town were scorned upon
If wash was dingy gray,
As neighbors carefully raised their brows,
And looked the other way.

But clotheslines now are of the past
For dryers make work less.
Now what goes on inside a home
Is anybody's guess.

I really miss that way of life.
It was a friendly sign
When neighbors knew each other best
By what hung on the line! (04/08/2009)

By SL Edens

Baby Shower Clothesline Poem

Can you ask the mom-to-be, or the person who hosted the baby shower? (04/12/2009)

By Maryeileen

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