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For So Work The Honey Bees

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For So Work The Honey Bees

Consider first the humble bees, 
who do God's work upon their knees, 
when nuzzling deep in dewy laps
and drinking deep of scented saps, 
they softly spread the potent germ
that brings each rose to its full term.

So 'tis bees who seed that fragrant breed
that man's coarse nostrils can't but heed.

This brings us to a second thought, 
which seems to be so deeply fraught
with portent for our universe.
Could God's intent be so perverse? 
what number of bees do you suppose is
****ed when sucked up people's noses?

For Andrea's Show Me The Funny (part two)

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  1. Date: 3/13/2014 11:40:00 PM

    soupmail for ya.

  1. Date: 7/29/2013 11:19:00 AM

    Full of wit and humor. Very enjoyable..congratulations on your win SMILES

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 6:45:00 PM

    very clever! congrats on your win...

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 2:39:00 PM

    Congrats on the win... Loved the ending...

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 7:27:00 AM

    Many congratulations, still laughing, well done xx

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 7:17:00 AM

    Lol with the funny. Congrats on your superb win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 7:36:00 PM

    Hello Red, glad Andrea, enjoyed this fun to read poem. Congratulations :-) always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 6:47:00 PM

    Bet there are quite a few VERY offended noses too...This gives new meaning to the cliche 'Stop and smell the roses'...HILARIOUS rhyme sir and congratulations - Tim

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 5:49:00 PM

    WELL, maybe this one will finally get the exposure it deserves. BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you. I see that I already commented on this in the past. It was a very well deserved win in my contest. The most profound of the humorous entries!

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 3:27:00 PM

    I'm saying not this time though the final part is a HOOT.

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 9:33:00 AM

    very thought provoking one, Red!! You sure enjoy those birds and bees. heehee. I think I am close to having read all your poems on this list now. Love the title you gave this one too!! Happy Friday!

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 10:03:00 PM

    Red, you are so fun and unique, I love the twist. J.

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 5:19:00 AM

    wonderful write Red

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 9:04:00 AM

    ouch, now this has a feisty punch to it. Red, strong provoking...PD

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 2:56:00 AM

    You are so clever! Does anybody else on the planet see things in the same unique, funny and beautiful way that you do? I think not Red O'Mara <3