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A Very Early Memory .

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A Very Early Memory .

My earliest memory was the Mid-Wife
 And her strong , safe forceful grip .
 And Dad's big frown
 In his surgical gown
 Saying "don't let my baby slip .
 Lord ! , he's pink and bald and ugly
 Hey Mom ! , here's your nine month dream
 He's the perfect mix 
 For politics
 'Cause he sure knows how to scream " .
 They all ooh'd and aah'd and choochy cooed
 Saying yeah, he's one in a million
 As I looked in bother
 And asked , hey mother
 So tell me ! , what's a brazilian ? .


Inspired by Danielle White's early memory contest ..

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  1. Date: 6/10/2010 2:35:00 PM
    VERY good> I had to think a moment about the last line. Was still dwelling on the "political" line and then realized brazilian had nothing to do with politics. hahaha. This did not win anything? What a shame. Well, that is it for today. NExt time I will try to catch up on many others again.

  1. Date: 1/17/2010 2:05:00 PM
    HEHE! :) I can just about imagine the whole scene, Sean! Very well written and fun to read. Thanks for sharing. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 1/6/2010 1:40:00 PM
    Thanks, Sean. I needed that today. Still laughing out loud. My first memory was not funny at all. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 9:47:00 PM
    Hillarious!!

  1. Date: 8/23/2009 12:46:00 AM
    Nice one Sean.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments.

  1. Date: 7/20/2009 5:43:00 PM
    LOL OMG too funny I have missed you !! Great stuff here! Clever clever and I see a winner. Love PP

  1. Date: 7/18/2009 2:34:00 PM
    You always make me chuckle. Good one and best of luck in the competition. Love Heidie

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 12:00:00 PM
    No that is an early memory!!! What a fun poem you have written here. Keep writing. Dane

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 9:44:00 AM
    So!! What is a Brazilian? I remember being strung up by the hands and slapped in the face. What a way to start a life. Good luck in the contest. Vince

  1. Date: 7/15/2009 10:32:00 AM
    Love your sense of humor. Got a chuckle out of this one. Nice use of conversation. Good luck in the contest. Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 7/13/2009 7:34:00 AM
    You are right Sean,the obit that prompted the poem did mention that series.You can tell how old you are when you start to read obits ! I see 'your man' is coming into to form ready for the Open.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/13/2009 12:03:00 AM
    Very inventive.Best Wishes with this one Sean thank you for your welcome comments today.Rgds Brian (She has her own credit card !!!)

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 10:29:00 PM
    Thanks , Freddie !!! , The pink/bald/ugly thing was the fluffy toy ; Pink Panther !!!! Although , the last time , I looked in the mirror , I remember seeing something like that . Now I can't remember where the mirror is !! Forgive anY "typos" as I also can't remember where my glasssiss r !! And I used have such a great memory ... Sorry , but who are you, Fried ??? .....

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 8:55:00 PM
    So tell me, Sean, are you still pink and bald and ugly now...and maybe wrinkled too? Or maybe by chance, though I doubt it, shaggier and prettier !!! LOL Fred

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 2:39:00 PM
    NIce entry and best of luck in the contest, "Saying "don't let my baby slip. Lord ! , he's pink and bald and ugly" great lines...Raul

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 1:59:00 PM
    great entry in Danielle's contest! Sean, jim

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 1:20:00 PM
    Interesting Rhyme. Sara