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Tweedles Dee Dum Doo

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Tweedles Dee Dum Doo

“Tweedle, my dear, are you Dee or Dum?”
“I’m neither Dum nor Dee, but Doo, you see”
“I’ve never heard of Doo; of the Tweedles that is”
“Well I’m Doo, and I do say so to you”

“For I am the third offspring of the Tweedles
I don’t like needles or crunchy beetles
Though I do like toffee much better than coffee
And I love to scuba while playing the tuba”

“The twins, Dum and Dee, often forget about me
They are like one mind, body, and soul you see
They tease as they please and cause me to sneeze
With tricks up their sleeves, they don’t eat their peas” 

“No stories of me you’ll ever read
Yes, indeed, I am the bad seed in need
Of a normal home, a pocket comb, a friend that is
 not a garden gnome
To love me is easy, not cheesy or leaving you
 feeling queasy”

“Dee and Dum had their fifteen minutes of fame
Now my name, Tweedle the same, I’ve got no shame
This Tweedle Doo begs of you, not to bid him an adieu
I am yours, open your doors, I promise not to snore”

“I am never Dum or Dee, just me
Little brother Doo wants to come home with you
I’ll always be a Tweedle who doesn’t like needles
But love you forever this younger Doo will do” 

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  1. Date: 6/21/2011 9:20:00 PM
    SHEER delight. I love this one, Shani. I just am drawn more to the rhyming ones in this list for some reason. I love the nonsensical stuff that doesn't make me think hard. Thanks for this enjoyable read. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 5:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Debbie's "Go Ask Alice" contest Shani. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 6:41:00 PM
    My congratulations on this win in the contest of debbie, Shani

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 4:56:00 AM
    a joy to read with matching congrats on your glowing win, shani! :) huggs

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 8:47:00 AM
    This is hilarious Shani, The rhyme is perfect and the content just great. I enjoyed this so much

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 6:49:00 AM
    I am enjoying reading some very excellent poetry this morning. Glad to see you have something posted today it was a pleasure to read your poetry. I hope you have an awesome inspiration filled weekend Shani. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/16/2011 4:33:00 PM
    By, the way,,love your poem,, and good luck... lol... had fun reading,..p.d.

  1. Date: 6/16/2011 4:31:00 PM
    Poetry Assignment# - Form- SEDOKA *Category* DEATH & INSPIRATION . ~ title~(( Guidance of neon lights )),,,,, remember you will be graded on the rules of the poetry form...

  1. Date: 6/16/2011 3:16:00 PM
    Got a chuckle or two here..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for stopping by..Sara