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John the Baptist

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John the Baptist


John the Baptist in a camel hair "suit"
Girded with a leather belt to boot
On a steady diet of wild honey and locusts
It's a wonder he was able to maintain his focus

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  1. Date: 1/29/2012 3:30:00 PM
    This was great, Curtis. I really liked this one. Congrats on your win. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/28/2012 9:23:00 AM
    congrats Curtis on an awesome win luv.. and a worthy subject too.. amazing idea.. my friend..

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 8:10:00 PM
    CUrtis, this one is GOOD!! And I am glad to see it again while perusing this list of winners. Congrats, my friend.

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 8:44:00 AM
    Curtis congrats on your win, loved this one..David

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 1/27/2012 2:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    David: Always good to get a comment from you. That's what I like about Soup.
  1. Date: 1/27/2012 7:15:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in P.D.'s "Double Contest" Curtis. Love, Carol

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 1/27/2012 2:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Carol! I appreciate your support.
  1. Date: 1/27/2012 1:03:00 AM
    CURTIS, CONGRATULATIONS with your wonderful win in my contest* hugs ;-)~p.d

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 1/27/2012 2:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    P.D. What a pleasure to be in your contest, an even greater pleasure to win, and still an even greater pleasure to have you as a very special friend. Thanks for everything! xoxoxo
  1. Date: 1/21/2012 6:16:00 AM
    Excellent rhyme and rhythm on this one..Enjoyed reading it this morn..I am glad that I chose it today..Your presence at my work was uplifting..I am of retirement age but how does one retire from housework?..I don't do what I once did though because I am not able..Sara

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 9:44:00 PM
    He was great until he was done in by Herodias's daughter. Another fine write, Curtis.

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 9:59:00 PM
    Curtis, i love this clerihew... thats why Jesus went to him...enjoyed,..p.d.

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 1/19/2012 10:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    p.d. - Thank you so much for reading my work. I'm beginning to learn more about communicating on Soup. I'll not miss reading more of your work.
  1. Date: 1/18/2012 4:59:00 PM
    This is AWESOME, Curtis. ME LIKES BIG TIME.

  1. Date: 1/18/2012 2:36:00 PM
    Curtis this is great,..David

  1. Date: 1/18/2012 11:08:00 AM
    I gotta say---this one is still up there in the tops..my daughter loved it too!! We are reading thru them all...

  1. Date: 1/17/2012 8:22:00 PM
    Holy Batman and Robin!! This one is smokin hot!!! I am completely loving the starvation angle you took here...can't wait to see what Bob says..Okay...you have to find someone to pass the torch on to...I really love this one...glad I chose him especially for you!! lol. Gwendolen