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Thursday, February 08, 2024


by Sharon Olson

Lisa and Christian McCaffrey

49ers Star Christian McCaffrey’s Mom Jokes They're ‘Boycotting’ Taylor Swift Until After Super Bowl —People, February 5, 2024

A clever one, she is, who realized the dilemma,
the whole family Swifties,
her four sons and father Ed,
couldn’t get the music out of their heads.

They tried a prayer circle, but even 
though their second son’s 
a Christian, it wasn’t their schtick, 
seemed phony.

Who knows what the Niners 
listen to on those pods,
during the game is it Kittle wide left 
or "Everything Has Changed"?

One thing’s certain, Mom said,
we’re putting Taylor under wraps,
flipping the volume off
whenever she comes on.

Maga nation frets about the halftime,
what strange potions might appear,
the Stanford Band, their mascot Tree?
The game goes to the swift, SF or KC.

Sharon Olson is a retired librarian who has recently moved to Annapolis, Maryland. Her book The Long Night of Flying was published by Sixteen Rivers Press in 2006. Her second book Will There Be Music? was published by Cherry Grove Collections in 2019.