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David And Goliath

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David And Goliath

Titan Goliath challenged young David to a floggin'

     But David with his slingshot beaned him on the noggin!

          Dave viewed the carcass and was heard to say, "Nothin' to it!"

                His envious brethren said, "Yeah!  'Twas just a lucky hit!"

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 10/28/2012 6:05:00 PM
    So clever and well-written.

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 7:15:00 PM
    ha ha ha ha....u are crackin' me up, Mr. Hinshaw! Love the Biblical ones a lot! Trying to listen to the whole Bible on tape bc I have been doing so much driving lately...it is rewarding...Please write me a clerihew on Eli Manning...pretty please? haha...At least me and Michael will like it! :) gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 3:34:00 PM
    Good written with a smiling heart ... I like it, and I think David will too. - Wish you luck in the contest bob. - Wishing you a good weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 10:23:00 AM
    this is so good, a short version that tells us all...

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 9:01:00 AM
    Robert ,I love your verion of this ,funny with the message poem. That with Him, good will win. Ever since you posted the poem about blackberries . I have been meaning to post 'A Great Lady' .I wrote it a long time ago and your poem make me think of posting it. Anne

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 8:37:00 PM
    Clever, cute and funny...great clerihew Bob! You will put a smile on David's face with this one. Hugs

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 6:13:00 PM
    Great one, Bob! Can u imagine being present for this ultimate duel?...What an entertaining piece...Is there NOTHING that u can't write about?...WOW! :) gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 10:05:00 AM
    WHAT A REACTION U PRESENT IN A HUMOROUS MANNER BOB .. DAVID THE LITTLE GUY WAS THE HERO AND GOLIATH WAS DEAD CARCASS FOR THE INSECT POPULATION .. WONDERFUL LUV ..

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 9:59:00 AM
    This is good. I don't think that it was a lucky hit. Have a great weekend. Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 9:49:00 AM
    very clever, dear bob!

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 7:17:00 AM
    What a beautiful day to sit and read the many diverse poems here at the Soup. I am so happy yours were among the ones I am able to read today Bob. I hope your weekend is exciting and so full of life and that you might find even more inspiration to write. Love, Carol XXXX

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 5:08:00 AM
    ha ha, yes I can see his brethren saying just that too! But he was glorified nonetheless...as he became King! Great story my friend, I really enjoyed this incredible write, very special indeed! I really enjoyed reading this wondrous poem this morning, Awesome Work!!

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 12:20:00 AM
    BIG smile over this humorous Clerihew Robert. Thank you for the cheer!

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:21:00 PM
    Enjoyed your poem on Goliath Bob, I am sure David will love it, hugs viel