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~Wiggling words~

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~Wiggling words~

As I am writing down these words, they bounce and wobble off the selected path. 

I am so frustrated with these spellings, I would pin them down if I could.

I grasp my pen harder, as if that could do anything to snatch up these naughty words.

I can hear them giggling, and they roll right off the page! I then throw my self to the 

ground in exasperation. I search for them, for I know they are hiding nearby. 

As I catch one, I catch them all; for they are linked together in a sentence.

I grin at my successful conquer of the little irritants, and slap them down on the page.

They make a good line. And then they begin to wiggle…

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  1. Date: 12/9/2008 10:16:00 AM
    Thank you!

  1. Date: 12/9/2008 10:02:00 AM
    Sounds a bit like Billy Collins... he pokes fun at inanimate objects too. Love your last line! Best wishes, Keith (note: wobble ofF in line 1)