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To Her Highness

These here are the facts, very nearly true, 
all about this lady I knew who
ate kale. She thought it was good for you.
Of course she grew quite mad, but that's not all, 
she grew far less short than she grew tall, 
and had more than a little way to fall.
So when she became not wholy sober, 
one day, one month, before October, 
surprise, surprise ... she toppled ober.
She claimed to be only a clumsy goose
but did she get so tight her gait got loose
from that old familiar juice abuse? 
And ought her mother have taught her daughter
to be more erect and grow more shorter
and to eat less kale and drink more water?

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  1. Date: 6/8/2013 3:18:00 PM

    possibly this one too, Red.

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 8:59:00 PM

    hahaha, I FOUND one and it's udderly funny!!!

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 7:15:00 PM

    His Redness, I've read all your poems thus far. How am I to let you know I'm rooting for you if you're not submitting? Mayhaps you have a couple in the making, SH? Licia :)

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 8:51:00 AM

    Red went back and read this one, made me laugh this morning...thanks Donna

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:32:00 AM

    Red, this poem can be about anyone... i like the part her highness, took the eyes of the observer. and the ending lends good advice to any daughter... hope she got up from the fall...xox...Linda

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 3:33:00 PM

    An enjoyable poem, gave me a good laugh - Have a beautifully weekend, Red. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 3:30:00 PM

    You, my dear Red, work miracles with your brilliance :-D I love your work!

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 3:18:00 AM

    hahahaha. I'm still laughing whilst writing this comment to you. Hilarious and very well-written, in full rhythm and rhyme, no less. Good title, Red. :))