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Mister Goofus

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Mister Goofus



There once was a song called “Goofus” I think this describes me all right Sounds about right for this mood I'm in Been in it forty days, forty nights! I highly recommend this euphoric state Ain't too many things will upset you Probably when somebody refuses to smile Is about the only time it will get you! Pay no heed though, I'm sure it will pass You'll be sad and grumpy once more It's the way of the world, it can get to you Once again you'll end up on the floor! But have no fear, Mister Goofus is here To get you back up on your horse Usually employ some tried and true tactics To help you get back on course! Whatever you may think bout this or that Makes no difference as far as I see It'll surely go on very much like before Sounds like a little goofus to me! © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:26:00 PM
    This is funny Jack. I needed a laugh tonight, before I went to bed. Thanks for sharing. good night. Lucilla

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hope you had sweet dreams... hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:22:00 PM
    Love this poem! :) Made me smile and it cheered me up today. Thanks! Always, Laura

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Laura, you made me smile... love and hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:16:00 PM
    Wish there was a goofus on every corner! Thanks...needed that.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    There's a few of us around! LOL Love and big hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:03:00 PM
    Ok ok you ole coot I'm laughing! Light & Love

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    "old coot"... love it! Big big hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 3:01:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative and expressive work..I know who to turn to now when I get blue...Sara

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you once again, dear Sara! You are a sweet one... big hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 1:00:00 PM
    You and my Hubby are high on the chuckle power... Being happy is a state of mind... You guys being around makes it easy to achieve. And cuddly critters that never fuss or get grumpy is a plus too... When the people at work got grumpy I just put my ear phones in and groved to the music as I worked... It works... No one can fight with you if you're not listening... Drives them nuts as they go in search of another person... It's like getting in the last word without saying the word... such power!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Like to meet that guy of yours some day... seems like we would get along just fine! Love and big big hugs, Jack xoxoxoxox
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 12:24:00 PM
    This is another one of your superior and gloriously funny writes my friend! I truly loved reading this humorous and awesome poem this afternoon! What an outstanding piece, quite the remarkable poem Jack! Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you once again Russell! Cheers to you my good friend!
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 10:19:00 AM
    Sounds like a little goofus to me to Jack.... like it. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 1/31/2013 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Everyone needs to be a little bit goofy ever once in a while... I tend to take it to extremes sometimes! LOL Hugs, Jack xox