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The buffoon

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The buffoon

The funny jesting
Foolish buffoon
Should not entertain
A fierce baboon
Nor, poke fun at
Its bulbous rear
For this would end
The clowns career
A monkey
would be
Made of him
As he is stretched out
Limb by limb

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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Great humor, Jon. I just posted the final set to my Masked Ball. Thanks so much for reading my stuff. Love, daver

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 11/21/2012 7:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Daver. Looking forward to reading the final installment of "Masked Ball"
  1. Date: 11/16/2012 1:19:00 PM
    Hahahha Very true! Another clever and cute one. Always, Laura

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 11/16/2012 9:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you. I'm so glad you enjoyed this poem.
  1. Date: 11/16/2012 8:10:00 AM
    wow, there is surly a lesson to be learn't here Jon...like this...

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 11/16/2012 11:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Harry.
  1. Date: 11/15/2012 10:44:00 AM
    Nicely written Jon - well done... :) - oxox Anne-Lise :)

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 11/15/2012 10:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Anne-Lise. What a bright shinning star you are i.e. (candle).
  1. Date: 11/15/2012 10:35:00 AM
    Ouch! Enjoyed this very clever visual, Ernest.

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 11/15/2012 10:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you. I've read one of your poems now and loved it. Looking forward to reading more of your work. P.S. I love your pseudonym. How very clever.