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Fear the Monkey

Once upon a time in a zoo,
a monkey leaped and yelled BOO!
In a fright, I fell down
now I'm leaving with a frown...
I'm wondering who entertains who?

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  1. Date: 5/13/2010 3:35:00 PM
    This is pretty funny, enjoyed!

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 4:14:00 AM
    LOL This is the funniest! Smiles. Congratulations on your success in the Linda-Marie’s “Zaney Zoo” contest with this fun limerick. Your creative humor soars with amusement! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Laughingly with Love, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 10:36:00 PM
    Congratulations Abe.Well deserved placing..Funny indeed...Charma:)

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 9:37:00 PM
    I think I've met that monkey someplace... Congatulations on the win! Dan C.

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 7:15:00 AM
    Kool Limerick Abe, i like the message. Many congratulations on your win in the contest >> James

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 6:15:00 PM
    Good one Abe. smiles all round. congratulations on your success. cheers margaret

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 6:13:00 PM
    Great one! Congratulations on you win, I enjoyed it. Caryl

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 5:22:00 PM
    yes - a very good question Abe Great poem and congrats to you!-Robert

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 5:17:00 PM
    Hey, second place! congratulations, Abe. Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 2:47:00 PM
    Abe, congratulations on this excellent Limerick. Not only is it hilarious, but the introspection runs deep with the last line. Well written. Chris.

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 1:32:00 PM
    Congrats Abe on your 2nd place win in my ZANY ZOO contest with this funny Limerick .... thankxxx for supporting my contest.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 4:35:00 AM
    laughs to this one, seems you where the one entertaining the monkey, nice and funny,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 12:02:00 AM
    Welcome back, Abe! Fantastic Limerick...good luck in the contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/7/2010 9:47:00 PM
    hahaha, the monkey getting a big kick out of making people fall down. An interesting perspective, Abe! I enoyed this one! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/7/2010 5:17:00 PM

  1. Date: 5/7/2010 12:39:00 PM
    There are a lot of monkeys swinging on the Soup Treees! (several of us!) I loved your tale of humiliation!! :) Hope you didn't skin your knees!

  1. Date: 5/7/2010 12:38:00 PM
    This is cute,, those monkeys sure do jump and they throw things too.. best of luck in the contest

  1. Date: 5/7/2010 11:21:00 AM
    Funny, Abe! Gave me a chuckle. I chose the monkey too for similar reasons. Best wishes for the contest. Love, Carolyn