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Grandfather Hubbard

Grandfather Hubbard
look through his cupboard
and yelled: Where is my army platoon!
And poor grandson Johnny
so young and so scrawny
said: there isn't a war coming soon?
John's Father Riley, could not take this smiling
"Grandpa Hubbard, your such an old loon!"
You get up in the morning
and take off your clothing
and go on the roof for the neighbors to see!
Then you go yelling:
WHO'S FEET ARE SMELLING!!
Gosh your so old, your mind had to flee!
Johnny knew brightly, not to take this too lightly
"O Father leave Grandfather be.
For when you are older, you be not as sober
and would be probably looking for a carved pirate key!"
Father Riley looked at Johnny wisely and said:
"Why son, I have the right to agree!
Grandpa's so silly but he's our old Billy,
Hubbard stop looking, we're the army of three!"
Grandfather Hubbard
looked out of his cupboard
and smiled at his great family
"Well come on troops!
Go put on your boots!
Together our hearts won't be beat!"

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  1. Date: 8/2/2010 9:32:00 PM

    Charming tale of "the boys" together!Very cute. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 3:14:00 AM

    Laughing, thank you for the ray of sunshine so early this morning. Excellent write.

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 12:36:00 AM

    ~ Smile, "Grandfather Hubbard looked out of his cupboard" ~ Smile, he sounds senile? This is the type of poe I could read a few times and marvel amid while I smile and chuckle ~ "Beautiful" ~ Smile, I see "Your Majestic" has one more ~ "My Love Always to You," John!:) ~ Delightfully light-hearted and wonderful poe! Smile, on we go....

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 12:31:00 AM

    Smile ~ Grandfather Hubbard look through the cupboard and yelled: Where is my army platoon!" ~ Smile, You made me laugh out loud all through this wonderfully creative write Precious Jessica ~ I love Your sense of humor; its so beautiful and refreshing ~ And again, You are so very creative that, its a joy amid this variety which, Your very lovely brush does seem to paint ~ ....Cont:)