Do you know any Mayberry fans? Are you secretly one of those who just can’t get enough of “The Andy Griffith Show?” Do you often amaze your friends and embarrass your family doing your best Barney imitation? Do you frequently find yourself whistling the theme song to “The Andy Griffith Show?” If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry is for you!
The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry is a compilation of poetry about “The Andy Griffith Show” that celebrates the program that made millions of viewers laugh during the 1960s as they watched the good people of Mayberry cheerfully solve life’s problems each week. Poems range from humorous limericks to thought-provoking verses about those qualities that still make Mayberry resonate with viewers today.
Each poem featured in The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry honors a character, episode, or theme from “The Andy Griffith Show” or simply pays tribute to the fictional town of Mayberry itself with its simple way of life. Celebrate your favorite holidays in Mayberry as one section is devoted to holiday poems about Mayberry, including poems like “Thanksgiving in Mayberry” and “Christmas in Mayberry.”
Additionally, some poems honor the original cast members on “The Andy Griffith Show.” There are numerous poems about Andy, Barney, Floyd, Opie, Aunt Bee, Gomer, Goober, Thelma Lou and the rest of the memorable residents of Mayberry. A special memorial section in The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry pays tribute to actor Don Knotts who played beloved Deputy Barney Fife. Knotts passed away in February of 2006.
The book also features an original collection of 25 black and white photographs of Andy Griffith’s real hometown, Mount Airy, North Carolina. The picturesque small southern town where he grew up was where Andy drew much of his inspiration for Mayberry, and the photos give readers a glimpse into a real small-town Mayberry. The books colorful cover depicts a Mayberry squad car parked in front of a store on Main Street in Mount Airy appropriately named Mayberry on Main.
The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry is a wonderful collection of poems which celebrate the spirit of Mayberry. If you just can’t get enough of Mayberry or “The Andy Griffith Show,” this book will take you back to a simpler time and place, in Mayberry, USA.