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Want A Hippo for Christmas?

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Want A Hippo for Christmas?

Hippopotamus Only one of these will do! Want one for Christmas? Inspired by the song I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

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  1. Date: 12/30/2009 5:34:00 AM
    thanks for your comments.

  1. Date: 12/23/2009 7:37:00 AM
    I don't have the room...and a small bathtub as well...lolol... I loved it. Nice visual for me... Marty I like reading light reads in the morning....Thanks....Taz

  1. Date: 12/15/2009 8:09:00 AM
    LOL, keep the hippo, Marty! This is quite a funny poem. But I have no room for a hippo, so I'm just hoping we can all find some joy and peace during the holiday season. Merry Christmas and thanks for sharing your work with us. Love and holiday blessings, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/11/2009 7:08:00 PM
    I love that song! enjoyed,

  1. Date: 12/11/2009 7:36:00 AM
    Don't know of this song, will have to look it out now though! Smiles, I enjoyed this piece though! Thanks for your welcome comments on my entry to Brian's contest! Merry Christmas 2009 and a Happy New Year 2010 to both you and yours! xx Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 12/10/2009 4:54:00 AM
    I love that song! LOL Great senryu ~Juliane

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 6:04:00 PM
    Very cute and original...thanks so much for sharing and for taking the time to read and comment on my works~Mary

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 11:37:00 AM
    Not unless it does housework, including windows.. and cook.. of course.. this was so fun to read.. new take on a Christmas present.. enjoyed... luv.."Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 9:52:00 AM
    Heck no! Got a chuckle out of this one. Thanks for this day brightener. Karen

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 1:25:00 AM
    I love the Hippo,,yep pls Santa A hippo in my stocking,,i need a big stocking Sir:)

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 9:44:00 PM
    Yes, I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas!!! Only a Hippo would do, Marty! Too fun! Peace and love, Audrey

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 6:52:00 PM
    Very nice! I like that song it always makes me smile. Thank you for sharing. Smiles from Lolita