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Painter's Complaint

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Painter's Complaint

mid summer's dry spell
katydids swell the air
with a rain-cloud prayer 

our painter's complaint 
too hot to work, can't paint today
rain’s coming’ anyway

Win/win I get the day off
Hows-zat?! we ask;
the lazy painter coughs, 
It's a lekker day!


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  1. Date: 3/3/2013 12:59:00 PM
    Congrats on your win with this great work..Sara

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 9:47:00 PM
    Reason, a wonderful winning poem. Congratulations... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 7:36:00 AM
    A lekker day here reading your winning poem. Congratulations on your win!!

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 7:02:00 PM
    Yes it is , congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 4:53:00 PM
    Very nice, Reason! Congratulations on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 2:43:00 PM
    Congrats Reason ...Seren

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 12:47:00 PM
    Howzit? lol.. I have not heard that in ages. It it is usually associated with the Jo'burg (Johannesburg) crowd. Ruth, congratulations on your win in my LEKKER Contest. Love, Su