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Dead Man's Shoes

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Dead Man's Shoes

They gave me some nice tennis shoes.
When I came to prison it's true.
    They said you must wear
    and you must not care.
That a dead man has done paid his dues.


For SKAT's "Shoes" contest

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  1. Date: 2/11/2011 5:54:00 PM
    Wow, Jimmy, you came up with a doozy here. Good show.

  1. Date: 2/6/2011 12:11:00 PM
    Good one Jimmy...best of luck in the "Shoes" contest..love,Deb

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 12:48:00 PM
    Good job with this, JAM..a good entry for SKAT's "Shoes" contest. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 12:05:00 PM
    OOOH, NICE one!! dead man NOT walking! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 7:24:00 AM
    Whoa A great idea and limerick. All the best for the contest.

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 6:48:00 AM
    Great entry Jimmy ... feeling your plight luv and wishing u good luck in the contest with luv.. my friend...

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 1:41:00 AM
    LOL I'm wondering if this really happened, hon. Say it isn't so! Funny limerick and best wishes in the contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 6:08:00 PM
    Quite a novel approach to the theme of Shoes, Jimmy