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A Real Dilemma

I was reading in the papers,
of worldly problems that there are!
The one I'm most concerned about,
is the most critical, by far!

There's unemployment, crime, and politics,
just to name a few!
A lot of major problems,
a lot of stuff to do!

But, we face a real dilemma,
I learned from "Dear, Heloise"!
It ain't a threat to our survival,
like from flooding or disease!

It must be real important,
that would be my guess!
Because "Heloise" is real selective,
on what she sends to Press!

It's, How should Toilet Tissue be hung?
That's our biggest problem of all!
Should it flow, like a waterfall, over the front,
or come down the back, against the wall?

Written 8/5/12

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  1. Date: 8/26/2012 10:52:00 PM
    hahaha. No wonder you walked away with the prize, Ralph. Good poetry, my friend. :)

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 8:25:00 PM
    Witty write; brings a smile.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 6:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in Craig's "Funny Poem" contest Ralph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 9:20:00 PM
    rt.. congratulations with your awesome win. Hoping to read many contest tonight. always~ ;-) PD

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 5:53:00 PM
    Keep those laughs coming! Congrats! C. Alvez

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 9:01:00 AM
    Love the way this one flowed. Great entry. Congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:01:00 PM
    Well done and congratulations on your win. Two poems this contest on toilet paper, never thought there would be so much to say and so funny!! congratulations Lee

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 2:52:00 AM
    good one, ralph... cheers to you for the win!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Ralph still laughing xx

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 8:35:00 PM
    Great writing for humor, Ralph. I really enjoyed this one! I could not care less about the toilet paper. I think it has to be a really screwed up type of person that cares about such things and writes to Heloise about it!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 7:03:00 PM
    funny that we both wrote about the same topic! nice poem - congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 5:08:00 PM
    Ralph--as you can tell, I'm into toilet paper funnies-----I prefer off the back--Well written my friend!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 4:55:00 PM
    Another funny TP write! Love it, Ralph ( I love Heloise, too. How can you not?) Congrats on your win!! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 2:41:00 AM
    i was thinking of heloise of albert, ralph, until i got to the end of your offering.. intriguing, witty and divine!..:) huggs!