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Excuses

Hello Coach Bob,
I just thought I'd write
A note to tell why
I missed practice last night.

I could say I was sick,
Which was kind-of-sort-of true
But you would not believe that
Sort of thing, would you?

I could say I was busy
With homework and chores, too,
But that is not an excuse 
That's strong enough to do.

I could concoct a story,
Unbelievable, but true!
About robbers and car crashes,
But that would not fool you.

I don't know...what's the use?
Could I just say I'm without excuse?
Wait...there was no practice yesterday.
Guess I don't need to write this anyway.

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  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:00:00 PM
    Tara, Congratulations, a wonderful win*SKAT

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 3:10:00 PM
    LOL I needed that touch of levity! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 8:28:00 PM
    Congrats on your win Tara, xxx

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 8:14:00 PM
    Really cute. congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 5:51:00 PM
    Tara, nice to see you on Susan's winning list... always~ PD

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 4:35:00 PM
    :-), a good one. Enjoyed reading your poem. Good luck in the contest.