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Jonah And The Whale

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Jonah And The Whale

Jonah found himself in a most dreadful fix

   He nearly had an encounter with the River Styx

      He was freed by the whale's timely regurgitation

         Thus easing its bellyache and Jonah's expiration!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 1/4/2013 6:51:00 PM
    LOL good one Bob! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 10:01:00 AM
    FABULOUS BOB .. AN AMAZING VISUAL PLUS EMPHIC LANGUAGE .. REGURGITATION AND EXPIRATION .. WOW TERRIFIC LUV .. GLAD TO HEAR ALL IS WELL TOO .. SNOW IN DENVER?? WE EXPECT 'SANDY' TO HIT US SUNDAY NIGHT INTO FIRST PART OF WEEK .. A HURRICANE CLASHING WITH A NOR'EASTER .. BATTON DOWN THE HATCHES .. WE MAY HAVE SNOW FOR HALLOWEEN ..OH ..

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 11:45:00 AM
    He jumped up bleached white as snow stinking to high heaven without a Holiday End or a Day's End and went on over to Nineveh to preach..When they saw and smelled this man don't you know they had to believe..Enjoyed reading your very creative work..Great job...Sara

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:40:00 AM
    now my stomach hurts. Very cute.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 5:45:00 PM
    Good on that whale PLANKTON silly whale is what YOU eat not peoples! ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 8:05:00 AM
    well done Robert I have missed you wit must get back to you xx

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl
    Date: 10/23/2012 8:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    mean "your wit" xx
  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:20:00 PM
    Nicely done, Robert! : ) Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:13:00 PM
    Now THAT made me smile. So glad I stopped by to read this. Funny and classic. My minister would love this, honest. :) Smiles from Cyndi

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 5:52:00 PM
    ha! clever and creative and very you!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 4:17:00 PM
    Me thinks 'twas lucky for Jonah the whale gorged on too much shrimp with Old Bay the night before!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 4:13:00 PM
    This is a hilarious write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this wondrous poem this afternoon! You have given me a busting bellyache with this one cause I laughed so hard...from the 'regurgitation' line! What a funny little Clerihew Bob, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 4:04:00 PM
    Good one, Robert. let me see the other.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 3:57:00 PM
    Excellent poems "live" a long time Bob .... :) :) :) - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 3:52:00 PM
    Hello Bob H., I'm glad Jonah was freed from the whale it made a good bible story.. a very wonderful clerihew. Especially because, my love for this story goes way back..xox..pd