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Platypus Takes Shelter

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Platypus Takes Shelter

A platypus is living down under
He has a great fear of loud thunder

  When it rains, he takes shelter
  Makes a quick helter-skelter

Beneath a croc' he eyes lightning with wonder


Entry for Deborah Guzzi's limerick contest

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  1. Date: 2/26/2011 10:16:00 AM

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  1. Date: 2/23/2011 6:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Debbie Guzzi's contest "Limerick II". A well deserved win Diane. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 6:29:00 AM

    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest, Diane

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 1:11:00 AM

    Very vivid picture you have painted with this limerick, Diane. Many congrats on your BIG WIN. Lainie

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 8:54:00 PM

    Super limerick Diane.Many congratulations for this win.

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 8:12:00 PM

    Congrats Diane on your winning poem in Debbie's contest with this creative write .. enjoy another sweet victory with luv..

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 7:38:00 PM

    Hi Diane - Nice limerick. Congrats on your WIN in Deborah's contest. Best wishes, Kory

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 6:54:00 PM

    congratulations to you Diane. A cute poem

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 6:03:00 PM

    A great limerick Diane. Rates a 7 with me. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 5:38:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in the contest. You wrote one about an Australian animal just like I did.

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 12:47:00 PM

    Terrific read.Thanks for the congrats on my win.~Teresa~

  1. Date: 2/1/2011 7:13:00 AM

    This paints a cute picture of that platypus peeking out from under a big croc! (and maybe next he will be in that croc's belly! Do crocs eat a platypus?) Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 6:15:00 AM

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry with us Diane. I enjoyed reading it today. May you have a wonderful weekend and always find inspiration to continue your writing. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 2:55:00 PM

    What a funny and humorous write with apt images, Diane. Good luck

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 2:39:00 PM

    Hah! He's afraid of thunder so he finds shelter underneath a crocodile? Poor platypus doesn't have much of a life expectancy I'm afraid. Made me laugh out loud! Best wishes in the contest. Love, Carolyn