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Portrait of Esther and Mike

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Portrait of Esther and Mike

Started writing: 1996
Finished writing: March 2012
Note: Inspired by my friend Mike

There once was a woman named Esther
Whose feelings were known to quite fester
Unless her lawn-mowing guy
Cut her lawn down to size
So her lawn and spirit were not mess-ters.

As long as Mike was her lawn-mowing man,
Sweet Esther was his biggest fan.
But once Mike could not mow
Her lawn and dismay did grow
Cutting down her lawn-mowing plan.

Some say that her lawn grew so high
That her lawn grew right over the sky.
Grew over airplanes that zoomed,
Birds, and hot air balloons,
'Til the man in the moon was green-eyed!

Note: Part of the Portrait Collection

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  1. Date: 4/23/2012 8:02:00 PM
    Your imagination soars with this grand limerick story. It ended like an aesop's fable! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 8:33:00 PM
    How cute, Gail. Very imaginative.

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 5:57:00 AM
    Where did this week go I wonder again. But hey I have enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Gail I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with joy and happiness. Keep writing and sharing your poetry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 3:50:00 AM
    Very well done Gail, funny to.Have a lovely weekend! - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 4:09:00 PM
    Wow! Very creative and quite witty, Gail. What a fun poem! Love, Carolyn