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Dinner on the Redneck Riviera

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Dinner on the Redneck Riviera

Cuter than a June bug was Blossom
Bubba's hound had a nose for possum
   Bush moved and they watched it shake
   Not a possum, dadgum snake
Bubba took aim, results were awesome

Tweren’t the end of Blossom’s era
Sucked out venom; used Aloe Vera
   Dinner was finger lickin’
   Snake tasted just like chicken
Felt like a Redneck Riviera

*Entry for John Freeman’s limerick contest

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  1. Date: 3/12/2011 3:11:00 PM
    It's never too late to say Congratulations, my dear friend. You're so good with Limericks! Enjoyed this and I'm sure JohnMoses did as he read it! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 3/10/2011 4:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 6:30:00 PM
    Congratulations on your first place win in John's contest. Very funny limerick deserving a first place win. Love, gf

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 4:19:00 PM
    Congrats on a well written, well deserved First Place win, Carolyn. Excellent. Nice going. Thanks for your gracious comments. luv Ralph

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 2:26:00 PM
    A pretty funny one and a well deserved win and thanks for my congrats.~LOTS OF LUV~Teresa

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 11:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your splendid 1st place win in John's contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 9:51:00 AM
    Excellent job Carolyn, Congratulations on your worthy poem's first place honor. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 7:11:00 AM
    Congratulations! A very well deserved win, Carolyn. Jack : ) Yes, Dr Ram is a very interesting chap. Everyone on this site seems very friendly and nice. I'm glad I joined. Friends run a sort of writers' group, with a magazine every other month, and are always saying how unresponsive their members are. Janie and Cass would love this group - but they don't like poetry...

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 4:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on the first place win in the contest of John, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 3:52:00 AM
    Oh sucks I so don't want to have dinner at that place Carolyn :) Congratulations on your awesome 1st place win my friend, love Wilma

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 1:25:00 AM
    bestest of the best, carols... laurels and CONGRATS for bagging no.1 here..:) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 1:08:00 AM
    very witty and I loved the drawling accent and the guy called Bubba....... a well deserved win for an excellent writer....with sincere admiration ...Syd

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 12:17:00 AM
    A real funny one. huge congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/7/2011 11:03:00 PM
    A cute one that I somehow never got around to seeing, Carolyn. A BIG congrats to you. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 3/6/2011 1:25:00 PM
    LOL - brilliant! Glad you liked my limericks : ) Jack

  1. Date: 3/5/2011 9:28:00 AM
    this is comical ! what is a redneck fire alarm box ? a tin of jiffy pop popcorn hanging above the doorway.

  1. Date: 3/3/2011 11:31:00 AM
    I am stopping by just to thank you for your kind comments Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/1/2011 8:54:00 PM
    A couple of imaginative limericks. Snake really isn't that bad.

  1. Date: 3/1/2011 6:30:00 PM
    I loved " dadgum". The vernacular is riht ther, my dear. It's been hard, but I'm here again! Thanks for everything! Love, Gerard.

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 10:38:00 PM
    Speechless!!! Now there is some serious redneck creativity...does one have to drink moonshine to "suck out snake venom?" whoah! Two thumbs up that this one's the winner! Gwendolen :)