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skin tight

Cousin Betty was quite thin
And when she met this guy named Jim
She planned to marry him at that
Though Jim was very  fat

 It  was sometime in the month of June
I finally saw the bride and groom
He was much fatter, and she a lot thinner
If he got too hungry he'd have her for dinner

After they said their I dos
He kissed the bride and almost broke her in two
Then they were off  to the honeymoon
Where he broke the bed and shook the room

Upon his return his wife wasn't by his side
Many surmised that he had ate his bride
So they decided  to search him
And found her in the folds of his skin

On her face was a big grin
As she had drank too much gin
Jim was relieved to see his bride
But he remained a double wide

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  1. Date: 10/4/2012 6:20:00 PM
    Joseph May! I believe this is one of the funniest ones out there..u wrote so well, friend! Congrats!! :) gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 11:58:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest, I am enjoying reading all the humorous winners tonight

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 9:48:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Love Debra

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 2:29:00 PM
    Hi Joseph, Congratulations with your fantastic entry for Joann's "My Cousin's Wedding" cheers~ xox~ PD

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:36:00 PM
    congratulations :) knew it was a win

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 2:51:00 PM
    joseph. I am so happy to see one of my favorites in this contest on the winners' list. Is the last stanza added on? I don't recall seeing that final stanza last time!! congrats on your win.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/1/2012 4:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes Andrea....I added the first and the last. stanzas
  1. Date: 10/1/2012 9:32:00 AM
    MY HUGE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRAND WIN, TOO MY DEAR FRIEND, JOSEPH MAY!!! Luck and wishes be always with you!! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 7:10:00 AM
    What a super win for you. Congratulations Joseph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 4:33:00 PM
    Ha!! Great job and congrats!!

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 4:21:00 PM
    I am just laughing my head off over these winners. Congrats to you and love the "double wide". BG

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 12:03:00 PM
    wow the image is overpowering!!! my hands are shaking as I type. congrats on the wide win. warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 11:08:00 AM
    Hi Jospeh big congrats and happy to share a place with you xx

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 9/30/2012 11:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Mandy....delighted to share a place with you too
  1. Date: 9/30/2012 10:55:00 AM
    Congratulations my friend Joseph for being a winner!! Your poem is beautiful indeed!! (^_^)

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 9/30/2012 11:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Maria
  1. Date: 9/30/2012 10:07:00 AM
    Great fun ;-))) Congratulations on your win with this very original poem, Joseph.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 9/30/2012 11:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Suzette
  1. Date: 9/25/2012 8:50:00 PM
    oh, my WHAT AN ORIGINALLY funny idea at the end of all this. I loved this, Joseph!

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 9:49:00 PM