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Pete and Paul

We look both the same how could this be
Two peas in a pod that's you and me
When we were babies we both dressed the same
The only thing different I suppose was our name.

I was called Pete and you was called Paul
Time went so fast we grew very tall
We're much older now but still look the same
Two peas in a pod with a different name.

I remember one day when Paul was at school
He did something wrong he broke the school rule
The next day came but Pete got the blame
Two peas in a pod they both look the same.

Paul had a girlfriend she was so very nice
But when she saw Pete she had to look twice
She said Pete are you Paul, he thought and said yes
She gave him a kiss so he had to confess.

I'm sorry Pete said I think your confused
I'm not really Paul, she wasn't amused
You're like two peas in a pod you both look the same
Who am I dating I'm going insane.

Written for Nathan's contest

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  1. Date: 9/10/2009 12:48:00 AM
    Congratulations Lion on your second win in Nathan's contest, " Two peas in a pod ". I love your humorous wonder it has won the second place! Again congratulations and many thanks for your comments on my poetry. Warm Regards, Andrew.

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 11:19:00 PM
    Leon, congrats on your success in the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 6:48:00 PM
    Leon - Congratulations on placing in Nathan’s “Two Peas in a Pod” contest – God Bless, mj

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 1:41:00 PM
    Very cute story! I love the ideas everybody got for this contest. Congratulations on your second place win!

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 8:44:00 AM
    Very clever write here, Leon!! Congratulations on your win in the contest.

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 3:18:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Nathan's contest Leon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 11:58:00 PM
    Congrats on your success in Nathan's contest Leon.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 9:44:00 PM
    I think this is number one... just my opinion.. congratulations on second place...

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 6:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on placing in Nathan’s” Two Peas in a Pod” poetry contest with this wonderful poem. It's easy to see why you did so well. Your creativity shines. Keep writing. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 5:42:00 PM
    What a great poem, Leon! Congratulations on your success in Nathan's Contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 5:31:00 PM
    So fun this poem!! Congratulations on this 2nd place win!! Well done! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 5:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on 2nd place in my contest! Nate.

  1. Date: 8/16/2009 7:03:00 AM
    very interesting, i won't mind watching this in a movie. it actually felt like watching a movie. The beauty of these poems are based on real life issues. That's what makes them excited, and fun to read. thanks for your comments and god bless. Abe

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 9:08:00 AM
    What a day. Some very unbelieveably outstanding writes I am reading today.Thank you for sharing yours with us Leon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 9:27:00 AM
    aww a great poem, sweet as peas LOL, its hard if they are identical twins, my son robert used to hate peas unless they were mushy so I bought some ordinary ones and mashed them up with the potato masher and he never did knw the difference heheheeh he always ate them , God bless from daine

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 9:23:00 AM
    Terrific piece. I smiled all the way through. BG

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 9:01:00 AM
    Outstanding words of wit. It played out like a movie as I read your words. God Bless. Ron

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 8:52:00 AM
    Sounds exciting to have a twin someone so close that you can have fun with and really know . Go luck with the contest. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 8:38:00 AM
    So rich with wit! I love the idea of twins playing games with their friends. I knew two girls in high school who were twins. One was better at math -- the other English. Come time for these classes, they traded places and the teachers never learned the truth. I thoroughly enjoyed this read, Leon, and I think we have a contest winner here! Great work and so much fun to read! Happy Friendship Week, Leon. Love, Carolyn