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Xtreme Xpectations

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Xtreme Xpectations

I make this appeal,
to Mr. "Dictionary" guy!
I'm a little disturbed,
and I'll tell you why!

Words starting with "X",
are way far too few.
Xray and xylophone,
I can only name two!

Although X-words aren't called for,
too often, that's true,
when they are, it's disaster,
I don't mind telling you!

On behalf of all poets,
I'd like to suggest,
a way to correct this
that I think is best.

There's a whole bunch of "E" words,
we could use, don't you see.
All we need do,
is get rid of the "E"!

Now they'd be "X" words,
like xceed and xcite.
Xpand and xtreme,
which would make it alright!

There would be plenty of words left
starting with "E".
Also many more "X" words,
I'm sure you can see!

Well, that's my suggestion,
but I xpect you won't care!
I got to xpress what I thiink!
I feel better - SO THERE!  


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  1. Date: 3/25/2012 5:13:00 PM
    This is definitely a fun and unique poem! Maybe it would be better if we spelled everything phonetically...(I mean foneticale).

  1. Date: 3/21/2012 5:01:00 PM
    I like how you xpressed yourself in this xtremely fun read!

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 4:38:00 PM
    wow Ralph, i think you've hit the nail on the head. wonderful way to bring this to our attention, enjoyed this xtremely good poem. harry

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 6:02:00 PM
    xperinece in the xfactor this he has high xpectations I predict your comments will be xceptionally good xcept we are going to miss the letter E, so here it goes Ralphy your poem here is EXCELLENT, please don't chop it up, lol, vie

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 3:46:00 PM
    I agree with you, Ralph! What would it hurt to drop a few "e's"? Oh well. Great write. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 2:43:00 PM
    Nice though.too many e's..but A???? few x's.maybe we should get rid of some. Nice poem,enjoyed reading ?†