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A Christmas Dinner Memory

Listening to the roosters crow brings thoughts
Memories of when I was very young
There was a rooster who wasn't store-bought
He had strong masculine traits and strong lungs

He would loudly crow, strut, and fight the best
The day he flew at me and tried to spur
Was the day his name became the fowl pest
On Christmas Eve he met his fate_ yes, sir
  
'Pon that fated day he crowed his last crow
His fancy strutt in the pot mom did stir
The feet, the neck, tips of wings she did throw
When those were done, dumplings she did transfer

The meal was done and all sat down to eat
Mom passed the dumplings around and served me
In the dumplings on my plate landed his feet
Laughter around the table showed our esprit


Sponsor: Francine Roberts
Contest: Christmas Dinner With Humor
Completed 12/17/12
Minimum 12 lines
Christmas day the rest was boiled and dressing made...
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  1. Date: 6/23/2014 5:17:00 AM
    Hope the meat wasn't as tough as the old rooster. Some of them act like they want to be part of a Christmas dinner. Very funny, Sara. And fun to read.... Robert.

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 8:32:00 PM
    Congrats on your super win! Merry Christmas, hope you had an amazing day filled with love and blessings! Hugs

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 5:24:00 AM
    Good morning, Sara,, A nice warm congratulations for the very nice win in Francine's "Christmas Dinner with Humor" Wishing you the best holidays to come. Merry Christmas and a happy new year. Love~LINDA

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 3:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win....Happy Christmas...Love ,Mehnaz

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 5:03:00 PM
    awesome to see you on the list, Sara. BIG congrats.

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 2:56:00 PM
    Congrats Sara!!

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 10:44:00 AM
    Congratulations Sara love, a superb win xx

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 4:08:00 AM
    :-) Congratulations on your win, Sara. Love, Su

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 7:44:00 PM
    I'd rather not be acquainted with my Christmas dinner. congratulations on your win, Sara. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 6:38:00 PM
    congrats on your win Sara

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 6:36:00 PM
    congrats on your 10th place win Sara, Merry Christmas to you

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 5:45:00 PM
    nice story, funny.

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 3:01:00 PM
    love this memory poem, Sara, takes me back also...

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 8:08:00 AM
    enjoyed reading your poem today Sara. Have a wonderful Christmas. Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 12:50:00 AM
    Oh, I love it. It's so cute. Poor old rooster. That's what he gets for crowing. Lol. Too much, Sara.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 2:57:00 PM
    Sara; This is good, but I feel sorry for the rooster. Good luck in the contest. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 11:49:00 AM
    Hi Sara lovely write of christmas I enjoyed the read, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 7:16:00 PM
    oh, my , that is a horror to have the feet inside your food. Please tell me you made that up, Sara! hahaha. Good entry for Francine!

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 4:46:00 PM
    This is a special write, a delightful poem my friend! I really enjoyed reading this enlightening dinner feast you have so eloquently described! What a fantastic piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 4:33:00 PM
    back when i was married we had a poodle named friday. one snowy night... we took him to the vet and they gave me a choice. i cried and cried. my step daughter never said a word. the next day my wife ast if i wanted another dog. i told her no, it would hurt too much.