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Short Trip

I'm saving it all down to my last nickel
For for a trip that may sound to you radical.
Recycling my cans
And planning my plans
I'm about to take a short sabbatical.

I pack all my stuff in the car
Including my gas money jar
It's a full as can be,
A whole buck ninety-three.
It's okay, I'm not going very far.

About one mile out of town I start yearnin'
Last year I went three (seems I'm learning)
I say, "Aww phooey!"
And then flip a U-ey
'Cause the best part of vacation is returnin'.

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  1. Date: 5/7/2011 12:19:00 PM
    This one is a hoot. REALLY clever one, Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 4:13:00 AM
    Light-hearted and fun trip, Jason. Thank you for the journey. Many congrats on your WIN, Lainie

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 7:52:00 PM
    happy congrast to you for the great win, jason! lovely! :) huggs

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 6:18:00 PM
    Jason, Great to see you poem's success in the winner's circle. Congratulations on your honored poem's place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 1:43:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Jason. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 1:32:00 PM
    Congrats Jason on your fantastic win in the vacation contest with this fine adventure ..enjoy your win with luv..

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 1:07:00 PM
    Wow, you're a great limerick writer, Jason. Wish you had entered some of the limerick contests I hosted in the past. You had me laughing out loud through the whole poem. Congratulations on your win in Carol's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 12:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win in the contest of carol, Jason

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 12:03:00 PM
    Congratulations Jason on your 9th place win in my "It's Time For A Vacation" contest. Thank you for supporting my contest. Love, Carol