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What is this

What is this?

What is this stupid meter 
what is this quirky rhyme
that lives here in my body
skipping over time

Like stones upon the water --
screw this silly rhyme
sinking like a quarter
can't earn a single dime

Written by: Christine Ueri


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  1. Date: 12/24/2013 5:26:00 AM
    Chris, --Dropping by with SMILES and CHRISTMAS CHEERS. Thank You for making this a great year for ALL OF US. --- May magic fill your days and all your dreams come true this holiday season. MERRY CHRISTMAS <3 Love Linda -The Sweetest Poet Destroyer :) :)

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    Date: 3/7/2014 8:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Lol, I bet you laughed when I dropped my x-mass paste on your page... :) I'm not afraid...........The Sweetest Poet Destroyer :) :)
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 3:28:00 PM
    Love it!

  1. Date: 8/2/2013 11:20:00 PM
    I would flip you a dime for this if I could. Hehe. Had to return to this one. I really like it! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 1:04:00 PM
    haha. a fun one that she did. She is so right. It won't earn anyone a single dime. soupmail , a question for you.

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 8:10:00 PM
    oooh, this is fierce. I quite like it. Thanks for visiting. It's a big encouragement. Take care and keep up the good work. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 2:53:00 PM
    Hello Christ ine..Tnks for sharimg this sweet poem with us.. Can' t earn a single dime..but I love how you rhyme : )..and i love your name..infact its nearly the same as my daughter's-Its Christina : )

    Ueri Avatar Christine Ueri
    Date: 7/19/2013 4:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Charmaine :) I've always liked 'Christina' more...
  1. Date: 7/19/2013 8:01:00 AM
    Spot on to her for this! Now where's a new piece from YOU sir? =D

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 11:50:00 PM
    Cute poem, Chris. Why didn't Christine post it? made me giggle. hugs, Catie :)

    Ueri Avatar Christine Ueri
    Date: 7/19/2013 4:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hiya Catie...we were just being silly...having some fun :)
  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:34:00 PM
    She wrote this delightfully well! :) Yes...I know the feeling....

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 6:33:00 PM
    Don't Pursue The Dime A Meter Or Her River's Rhyme Yet, Sell The Skipping Stone And Catch His Ferry Home; No Sinking There My Man ~ Love, John