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A Better Putter

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A Better Putter

A Better Putter

I have a naughty iron that is a nine
Which some say has become benign;
My balls seem to be slow as molasses
So I had to take a couple of classes.

From whole, entire course I got cut
Because I never learned how to putt,
And you should see the terrible scar
When they beat me for not making par.

My golf game suffered a major mishap
Ball ended up being in a soft, sand trap;
Then there was a complete catastrophe
Had hit ball hard from tee into a tree.

To avoid all of the trash and clutter
I then tried to buy a better putter
On course my dead corpse does remain;
All those terrible drives drove them insane.

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  1. Date: 8/4/2015 7:36:00 PM
    LOL it's hard to explain the lure of golf unless its the green lawn & beer? Light & Love

    Horn Avatar James Horn
    Date: 8/4/2015 11:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Gads, I wrote this a year ago and am still getting comments about it. Over 1,500 people have read it. How did you find it? Jim Horn
  1. Date: 7/28/2015 10:09:00 AM
    LOl thanks for the giggle. I needed this morning. Since I've had a rough weekend and hard day yesterday

    Horn Avatar James Horn
    Date: 7/28/2015 10:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi. I wrote that one last year and everyone loves it. It just naturally flowed out Love writing poetry. Have some more recent humorous ones I have written. Jim
  1. Date: 2/26/2015 6:59:00 PM
    Another nice one from you James

    Horn Avatar James Horn
    Date: 2/27/2015 1:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Njeri, Thanks for comment. This one was considered to be my most popular one. Jim Horn
  1. Date: 9/16/2014 6:56:00 AM
    Congrats on the win

    Horn Avatar James Horn
    Date: 9/16/2014 7:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Not sure which win you are referring to. This one was selected as my most popular poem. Jim Horn
  1. Date: 7/29/2014 7:00:00 PM
    delightfully entertaining!

    Horn Avatar James Horn
    Date: 8/11/2015 9:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Wow. Wrote this two years ago and number of readers is now over 1,600. Have I stay up with answering everyone's comments. Jim Horn
  1. Date: 2/14/2014 10:33:00 PM
    This one was read by 361 people which is the most of any of my poems. Jim Horn