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Let the Ball Lie

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Let the Ball Lie

The little boy said to his father,
I wish I could drive the ball farther.
    He said to his son,
    By time we are done,
Your ball will "lie" just past the others.

Copyright © Ray Dillard

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  1. Date: 10/9/2013 1:40:00 AM
    HI, RAy, just saying I appreciated your reading my poetry the other day!

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 6:40:00 AM
    haha...clever. Great for the contest!

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 4:29:00 PM
    this is a great one, Ray, and I expect to see it in the winner's circle. Happy Easter to you. It's a nice day in UTah.

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 8:13:00 PM
    Great limerick! I'll be sure to get the large mouthed kind next time! Have a wonderful Easter yourself!

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 4:11:00 PM
    Cute one with the play on words..I can just imagine what size fish they catch..Enjoyed..Thanks for stopping by.Sara

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 3:27:00 PM
    I enjoyed your verse this afternoon, Happy Easter weekend. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 10:55:00 AM
    Is this for the golf limerick contest? I really like this, Ray! My grandfather is big into golfing and used to take me to play with him a lot when I was growing up; I recall being absolutely terrible at it, but it sure is a fun sport regardless! I enjoyed your limerick this morning. :)