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What's in the Boot of the Car

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What's in the Boot of the Car

Being stuck in a traffic jam
I was shocked to see
A sticker in the window 
of a car in front of me:
It held a lurid message
Of dark and deep despair;
Ex husband locked in the boot 
Open it if you dare.

I laughed a bit, then paused for thought!
What if it really were true,
How do I know theres nothing there?
If I did, What would I do?
I decided I would follow her
Then take a peek inside'
After all you don’t post a note
Of what you wish to hide!

I opened the boot cautiously
And much to my surprise!
A jack-in-the-box sprung out
and hit me between the eyes.
I now know why the boots are up
In the car sales sites I pass:
It confirms no husbands are in them
Who’ve been poisoned shot or gassed.

Robert Cartwright-Davidson (RabCD)

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  1. Date: 9/30/2011 1:05:00 PM

    Ha! Very clever ending, Robert. A big congratulations on your win in Tracie's contest~!

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 10:51:00 AM

    Good morning and congratulations on your win in Tracie's "Make Me Giggle" contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/29/2011 12:04:00 PM

    Congrats Robert on a wonderful win with this fantastic poetry luv..

    Davidson Avatar Robert Davidson Date: 9/29/2011 12:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks very much Linda you're to kind. Robert
  1. Date: 7/16/2011 3:38:00 AM

    congratulations on your win here Robert

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 8:46:00 PM

    haha, very funny, Robert. I never heard it called a boot before! Congrats on your win. and I learned something new today!

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 12:52:00 PM

    I always wondered why the hoods of cars were kept up in the car lots. Thanks for solving that mystry for me. Mike

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 8:53:00 AM

    Congrats on your win,Robert.

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 7:24:00 AM

    My congratulations on this win in the contest of P.D., Robert

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 5:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win in P.D.'s "Funny Poem" contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 10:31:00 PM

    Robert, Congratulations on your FUNNY entry! Thank you for entering your awesome poem in my contest. Also thanks for supporting my contest. Have yourself a great and wonderful night,..p.d

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 9:19:00 PM

    Congrats Robert on your great big win in PD's funny poem contest with this awesome fun poem luv..

  1. Date: 8/26/2009 4:57:00 AM

    Love the humor. Goes in my favs. Sara