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Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules Yap


Heartbroken over Goteborg

finally, some thing different! a poem for a sofa.

“I remember fondly a spring day,
seven years ago this May.
That’s when my new Goteborg came home to play.
It was my second apartment, all on my own
Into a two bedroom I had grown.
I skipped through Ikea, glisten in my eye.
To my Goteborg I would fly.
He was so handsome and proud, a crisp green
surely he wouldn’t be hard to keep clean.
Finally he was home completing my set
so sadly I would regret.
The stains of time, so set in and true…
The fades of the sun have hit him too.
Why not throw the cover in the wash you say?
I did, to my dismay…
I ended up with shreds of threads
Looking like hay.
Please bring back my Goteborg today…
Tears and rips, alas what shall I do?
Bemz shall help renew,
The love of my Goteborg has remained true.
He has been my warmth on a rainy day…
and my perch to watch the birdies play.
He has sat with my friends when a movie would fright…
Been a shelter on a cold night.
O’ how I long for him to stay…
but dire straits put me in a pinch.
The money I can’t stretch another inch.
No cover, no money the outcome is up to you….

Vote yes to save my Gotie from the trash. Please!!!!” – Sarah

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

4 Responses to Heartbroken over Goteborg

  1. Anonymous says:

    No more slipcover posts. Please. Please no more.

  2. Jules says:

    anonymous 1 & 2, yes, this is definitely a lesson for me in running a contest. will do something different (and hopefully, more exciting) for the next round. your patience appreciated. thanks.

  3. Anonymous says:

    please, stop this sofa-nonsense…

  4. Anonymous says:

    This is a terrible idea for a contest. I am new to this blog, and for the last couple of weeks it has been nothing but people with smelly old couches groveling for a new slipcover. Yawn.

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