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Baby Dill

Whilst walking down the street one day,
I saw upon the drain,
A little green dill pickle,
That was beaten by the rain.

I picked it up and took it,
To my house upon the hill.
I placed it in a tiny bed.
I named it, Baby Dill.

I nursed it back to bright green health.
Its flesh was plump and firm.
Whenever I would touch it,
I'm sure I saw it squirm.

One day when I noticed,
My babies wrinkly skin.
I grabbed a jar of pickle juice,
And I promptly threw it in.

Within a couple of hours,
I thought I'd better check.
My baby dill was missing.
I was just a wreck.

That's when I saw my brother,
He was sitting in his chair.
Eating my dill pickle.
As if he didn't care.

This was the hardest lesson,
I've ever had to learn.
Now I can't eat pickles.
They make my stomach turn.

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  1. Date: 1/16/2010 9:01:00 AM

    Today I am taking the time to enjoy myself reading some of my favorite poems. Your poem, "Baby Dill" is one of my favorite FUNNY poems. I wanted to let you know that I enjoyed reading it, again. LOL!!! Thank you for sharing. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 4:06:00 AM

    LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! LOL! Thomas, this is so funny! Goint to my favorites. By the way, dill pickles make my stomach turn, too. Sweet pickles... that's a different story. Laughingly with Poetic Love, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 12/6/2009 5:28:00 AM

    Very funny! love Simone