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country boy!

i'm a country boy,
as country as can be;
i'm barefoot when i go to church,
don't give a hoot 'bout society!

i sleep naked in the back yard,
go skinny dippin' in the lake;
when i use the outhouse,
the ground's gonna quake!

i eat with both hands,
possum, squirrel, an' coon;
cook 'em on an open fire,
an' use my fingers as a spoon!

bouncin' rocks off turtle shells,
sippin' moonshine from a jug;
sweet as a store bought teddy bear,
it's okay to give me a hug!

i love my thermal underwear,
they're red, with a cute lil' flap;
i'll curl up in the chicken coop,
for a long afternoon nap!

i ain't much for fightin'
but i don't take no crap;
if you push me in a corner,
get ready for a scrap!

forget that bottled water,
i'm drinkin' from a well;
next time you're in the country,
stop and visit for a spell!

Copyright © Milton Toran

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  1. Date: 3/17/2010 5:49:00 PM
    Yeeeeeeee Haw!! Vince

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 4:03:00 PM
    n'other great one Milton! hee hee Love it.

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 3:53:00 PM
    I love it Milton! This is such a witty rhyme. Full of good Ole down home imagery. Great writing and lots of fun. (Also, thank you for commenting on my poetry.) Smiling, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 1/15/2010 2:03:00 PM
    Very clever poem! I loved it. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 1/15/2010 9:06:00 AM
    haha. Very funny poem. David

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 5:06:00 PM
    Thanks for the invite! Just have some delicious apple cider and some apple pie on hand! Great write, Milton! Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 3:47:00 PM
    I will certainly stop for a visit if Im in the neighborhood. This was just to funny. BG

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 1:11:00 PM
    Now who could refuse such an invitation, Milton? Having lived in a "redneck" area for quite a few years, I encountered many people such as the one described above. There's a special charm to them, even if they eat possums. Enjoyed! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 1:00:00 PM
    GREAT FUN. I love it! andrea

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 11:49:00 AM
    Milton~ Your to much you funny funny man I enjoyed this one! Laura :)