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Smart Little Johnny

It's a real story that happened in one school  
when a teacher appeared to be a complete fool. 
Once when a teacher of math was sick 
a teacher of physical education came, named Nick. 
He wanted to show how intelligent he is 
so he said: Solve my problem please! 
- The car moves at a high speed. 
To go to Spain a plane we need. 
How old am I if the plane now is high in the sky? 
- If to take all these tasks and mix  
we’ll get the result: You are twenty six. 
- Right you are Johnny! 
Your arms are scrawny but brain is brawny. 
How did you solve this problem so quick? 
For me it’s easier to break a brick. 
- Well, our neighbor being so sleazy is thirteen, 
and my mum says that he is a semi cretin. 

©Larisa Rzhepishevska (Odessa, Ukraine)

For Francine Roberts contest "Humor Me"

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  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Francine's "Humor Me" contest Larisa. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 2:38:00 PM
    Larisa.. congratulations with your poem... always~ :-) PD

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 10:25:00 AM
    This is very unique! I didn't even understand the math problem itself. hahaha. Big congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 9:54:00 AM
    Hi, my dear friends! I would like to thank everyone for your kind comments.

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 8:35:00 AM
    ha ha well done with this lovely piece. Congratulations on your in xx

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 7:47:00 AM
    UT OH! That flew over my head..how did he get the right answer? I never could do word problems LOL Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 5:09:00 AM
    Well done Larisa....Seren

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 10:58:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Larisa!! Ruben.

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 10:29:00 PM
    congrats on your 4th place win in the contest Larisa

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 2:27:00 AM
    Very funny! Love it!

    Rzhepishevska Avatar Larisa Rzhepishevska
    Date: 11/7/2012 3:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Sharon!