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Enough To Curl Your Hair-

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Enough To Curl Your Hair-

Well, I declare.....
I detest my claim to fame!
Without a doubt, it is my shame...
I cannot tame, my tangled mane!
Did you know....  my wayward hair does not play fair?
It's almost more than I can bear!

Well, now you know...It is my woe!
My locks will grow two feet a night!
My awful plight,.... this frightful sight
is not a joke, no laughing matter!

And if I stuff it, in a hat.....
it looks like rats have raised a litter!

When it's not tucked inside my hat...
the cat attacks, jumps up my back
and digs it's claws into the thatch!
It isn't easy, to detach, she makes her bed
and sleeps the night upon my head! 
It weighs a ton....and it's no fun
to keep my head upon my shoulders!

By afternoon my neck gets sore
it must be cut each day by 4:00
to keep from sweeping up the floor! 
Such a chore...that I abhor! 
I can't ignore my tangled locks
that strangle ankles and my socks!
And then I trip....and then I fall
and that's not all......but must not bore you any more!
        But could YOU handle locks like that???

For the "I Declare" Contest, sponsored by Judy Konos

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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:46:00 PM
    Carrie, LOL, thanks for the smile... congrats! love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/15/2013 9:44:00 AM
    Carrie an excellent tale you have written. Congratulations on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 5:48:00 PM
    Brilliant! and well written as always. Got a laugh out of your witty poem.

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 5:41:00 PM
    congratulations in the contest.... mighty funny... love LINDA

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 11:48:00 AM
    Outrageously funny imagery and originality. Congratulations on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 11:17:00 AM
    What an imagination! Congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
    Carrie, this was excellently written. it was great exaggeration that made it funny. I like 'em normally a bit racier but who can ignore one this well thought out!! BIG congrats in my contest.

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 9:06:00 AM
    My short, curly head of hair is laughing maniacally at this. :) I LOVED this adorable piece!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 7/8/2013 9:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I give this 7 out of 7 hair strands!
  1. Date: 7/6/2013 11:03:00 AM
    Sounds like bad hair days.

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 8:48:00 PM
    Considering I am a guy, I don't think I would like that at all...I wouldn't want long hair on me, females yes, me no! I'm not saying that it's bad for guys to have long hair...I just wouldn't have that! Soooo that in mind, I would be at constant war with my hair to keep it short if this poem was true for me! I'd carry the scissors with me and chop chop whenever it gets too long during the day! I loved how you drew me in to this lovely poem my friend! I loved reading this piece, Great work!!