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Mazel Tov

A Jewish attorney, Raskolnikov,
his Buddhist half-brother, Kaletnikov,
now here comes the bother,
they mimic each other,
so who gets 'good health!' or a 'mazel tov?'

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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 7:23:00 PM
    Keith, a deep and strong view for a limerick,,,Stopping by with a special greeting, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 8:13:00 PM
    Reading some limrics today, really good 'un here! Enjoyed, John

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 7:57:00 AM
    Can I join the party?

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 11:07:00 AM
    Yahsa Koac - Hebrew for "from strrength to strength" Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 7:01:00 AM
    Dear Keith, I dunno. Fun love, Kathy

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 7:52:00 PM
    hahaha love it Keith

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 8:43:00 AM
    I wonder! But we will drink to it anyway.

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 4:01:00 AM
    Like this one Keith, well done. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 3:44:00 AM
    Short but good Keith :)

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 3:14:00 AM
    Nice one Keith xx

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 4:43:00 PM
    All this time I thought the last part was a play on the word. But that is actually its spelling!!! Good grief! I had never seen it written out before!

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 11:40:00 AM
    giggles, keith.. you have refined this form to a T like good kosher sauce!.. :) how are you?;;:) huggs!

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 10:03:00 AM
    ha! now you're talking my language! good to see you again - i've missed your poems the past few days. this one is very funny, keith!

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 3:05:00 AM it!

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 1:29:00 AM
    Half of the Buddhist, which would be fine because of the balance thing, and none of the Jewish attorney, because of his profession? .......jokes!, I love it keith, good words man.

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 11:27:00 PM
    I don't know much about the Jews, but this sure has a cute ring to it!!

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 11:27:00 PM
    What does the expression you are doing the word play on mean anyway? "good health?"