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Cut, cut, cut

From upon a ladder’s high ledges
It’s time to trim up the edges
Each critical slice
Makes topiary nice
And forms the most pleasing hedges

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  1. Date: 4/23/2013 8:25:00 AM
    Love the title and enjoyed every line of this poem. Thanks for your kind, considerate, and thoughtful comments on my and my sister's poetry btw. "From upon a ladder’s high ledges It’s time to trim up the edges" -- this really applies to life in a way. We all have to climb up that ladder to cut the ledge (which means, to me, fixing all the prob's in our lives). -DWB

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 3:51:00 PM
    I've always liked the shaped hedges into a thinking man ;} love ice sculptures as well. Thank you for reading my first posted poem of this new year Let Me Come Over" Happy New Year to you Duke ;}

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 6:17:00 PM
    This reminds me of Edward Scissorhands. Ever seen it? I liked this nice verse! (: Always, Laura

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 10:51:00 PM
    Hi Duke....I GET IT! Thanks for explaning. :) I love topiary and imagine it as food or an ice sculpture. It is a true art form and is worth more recognition.

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 7:52:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning Duke. Please keep sharing your writing with us. I wish you much inspiration that you may continue with your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 7:40:00 AM
    Yes, You can think of writting and entering the contest, Duke

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 8:14:00 PM
    another delightful Limerick Duke and did u notice there is a contest calling for Limericks by P.D. on rock ...paper ...scissors... why not give it a go luv..