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Buried, not Cremated

Here lies the arsonist, Ash James -
Although, he would have chosen flames.

It amazed us, once, to see the grave of a notorious pyromaniac in a local grave 
yard - I know that she would have certainly preferred cremation!

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  1. Date: 7/18/2011 5:46:00 PM
    This is awesome! Perfect for this poetry form and well written. I so dearly want to try this form but as yet have not been struck with the wit it takes to write one .... for this one Bravo!

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 8:46:00 AM
    rousing read,jack.. best congrats in the award! :) huggs

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 5:30:00 AM
    My Congratulations on the win in the contest of deb, jack

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 5:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Debbie's "Jack Out Of Box" contest Jack. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 10:37:00 PM
    oh WOW! This is just soo witty, you got me laughing yet again! and what's more-- it is based on a true person! Wow! Love this one, Jack! Short but very memorable! Super congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 10:16:00 PM
    Ha! Oh, this is so witty~! Congratulations, Jack~!

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 5:10:00 PM
    CONGRATULATIONS!!! Well-deserved win... great! ***jun-jun

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 3:41:00 PM
    Congrats Jack on another spectacular win by stepping out of the box and still creating a super write in poetry luv.. enjoy.. wow..

  1. Date: 5/26/2011 2:40:00 PM
    So her name was Ash? wow, good one Jack, and ya done it fine. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 7:50:00 PM
    well, how did i ever miss THIS clever little piece. I really like how you did this one.If it had been for a contest,I wish you had won!

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 8:32:00 AM
    Still dieting, Jack, so the chips and fried foods are off limits for me. I'm sure my friend will be rolling his fish in corn meal and frying it. I'll be grilling or broiling. Can't wait! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/23/2011 11:31:00 AM
    Dear Jack, please let me know how Sue is doing when she has the bladder implants. I've never heard of this procedure before and will keep her in my prayers. Love to both of you, Carolyn (Glad Sue likes the Eagles -- one of America's best rock bands. The reunite sometimes to go on tour. When they first split, they said they'd not do this till "Hell Freezes Over." So that was the name of their first reunion tour.) LOL Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/22/2011 5:58:00 PM
    Hey Jack, I have not heard of an epigram til this moment....your topic is cool...of course an arsonist should be burnt at the "steak" (pun) like Joan of Ark....a real roasted weanie for the victims!....Here I go again, breakin the law!!! Shame on me. Enjoyed! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/22/2011 11:23:00 AM
    thank you for giving me a new word Pyromaniac, being they loved to start fires, the way you ended this one was just perfect, loved this one. thank you for commenting on Midnight Moon.

  1. Date: 5/22/2011 10:55:00 AM
    just posted my collaboration poem in the vein in which I am noted to write ... so back to romance again..which never goes out of style nor very far from this "Sweetheart" luv..hope u like...

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 5:27:00 PM
    having seen many pyrotechnic shows over the years..this one rings so true Jack.. very genius and super creative .. good luck if for any contest ..

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 4:44:00 PM
    What a funny Epitaph, Jack! Love the name you chose for her. Yes, I'm sure she would have preferred cremation. That's what I wish for myself. As per your comment, wouldn't the Wife of Bath be the Wif of Bathe ? That's how I remember reading Chaucer and probably why I didn't enjoy him as a teen. LOL Love, Carolyn