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Sorry, Wrong Number

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Sorry, Wrong Number

E.T.
Kind-hearted alien
asked his friend: “Can I phone home?”
Elliott nervously replied: “Will it be a collect call?”

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  1. Date: 2/5/2011 1:10:00 PM
    LOL! One of my favs which I still enjoy occasionally. Lovely Clerihew...I wrote my 1st or 2nd one for a contest recently.. I wish I could find the time to practice more forms. I will fav. this one too. I've been missing out not reading you, John. That will have to change. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 8:16:00 AM
    Soup Mail in a few John..

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 11:49:00 AM
    congrats on your win, good one

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 9:02:00 AM
    This one makes me giggle. Nice write, John. Congrats on your win in the contest. Dan C

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 4:56:00 AM
    Congratulations John Heck on your win in John Freeman's contest "Giggle Poetry". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 12:50:00 AM
    Great entry John, congrats on your win ;) Wilma

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 6:02:00 PM
    Congrats John on your winning poem in the Giggles Poetry contest.. enjoyed your words on E.T. and u enjoy anotheer sweet victory my friend.. with luv from Italy.. caio..

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 5:51:00 PM
    Cute one. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 5:23:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 5:22:00 PM
    Congratulations on your fourth place victory John. And thanks for your input on the contest itself. I appreciate your interest and support in the contest. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 5:08:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, John

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 6:38:00 PM
    A nice entry with a nice theme for the contest, John

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 12:11:00 PM
    Wishing you the best in the contest as always John. I have never tried a Clerihew. Heck I just tried a Limerick the other day. This seems like a great form. At least you made it look and feel easy. Enjoyed the read and the best to you always. . Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 9:08:00 AM
    love that movie, this gave me a chuckle

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 7:12:00 AM
    Your humorous poetry always gives me a welcome laugh, John. This is adorable. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 7:02:00 AM
    So cute John.. a special creative write.. good luck in the contest.. enjoyed from Italy..caio..luv..

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 5:46:00 AM
    haha a fantasy movie that certainly did not consider this reality.

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 3:17:00 AM
    E.T. Nice piece. Brought a smile and some fond memories

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 2:34:00 AM
    guess he has not got skype yet. loved reading this, excellent poem. Harry