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hoisted by my own petard

To go out today would be a farce
Bitterly cold and sunshine sparse
I wanted to play
But there was no way
I would certainly land on my arse


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  1. Date: 7/22/2013 6:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win! Cheers, Roy

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 4:03:00 PM
    Funny stuff! congrats. BG

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 2:57:00 AM
    so funny Russell congrats on win Shadow x smiles (7)

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 1:27:00 AM
    way to go, Russell. I had not seen this one yet and I am impressed. Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Hi Russell, A good winning poem. Congratulations! with the smiles. LUV ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 7:17:00 PM
    Russell, I loved this. It's right up my alley, since I would most definitely fall on my butt on a day like that (I'm clumsy). I very much appreciated your good, clean humour! Congrats on your win in my contest!

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 8:35:00 AM
    lol...this gave me chuckle, Russel..thank you for sharing :)))) ~Shirley

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 2:22:00 PM
    This Witty, humorous limerick gave me a chuckle and remembrance of my years in UTah where slipping on the ice and landing on the arse in the winter was quite common :)