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Movie Mayhem---and I'm Exhausted

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Movie Mayhem---and I'm Exhausted

"American Grafitti" took me back again to High School in the 1960's
"Back to the Future's" nifty hot rod took me back in time and almost left me!

"City Slickers" took me way out west, to rustle cows and ride a horse
"Da Vinci's" code, did not bode well, the Vatican did not endorse!

"E. T. " turned out to be my friend, we peddled bikes far past the moon
"Forrest Gump" shared my lunch, and shared his chocolate just past noon

"Groundhog Day" is darn confusing, is it Monday or is it Tuesday?
"Hannibal" is one cruel dude,..........he sharpens teeth so he can chew me!!

"I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" invited me to toast their wedding
"Jaws"  invited me to take a swim!   Those who did, were soon regretting!
 
"King Kong", was one poor ape who climbed too high for past mistakes, 
"Lincoln" had too much at stake, but ended war between the states

"Mummy 1" and "Mummy 2"   made me cry for Mommy,...PLEASE!
"No Country for Old Men"...but young dudes look, and want to leave!

"O' Brother Where Are Thou?"  escaped their chains to play like Ringo
"Psycho's" bathtubs scare me silly, my next motel will be Flamingo's

"Quarantine" because I'm sick? If  I stay in bed, they call me lazy
"Rosemary's Baby"...yikes that kid? Babysit....?? Are you crazy?

"Superman" claimed that he could help me, but flew away with no advice
"Titanic" hit a piece of ice, (that Superman was not so nice!)

"Unforgiven" (now is Superman)...Clint Eastwood is the slicker guy
"Valkyrie"'s plot has thickened...Let's all poke Hitler in the eye!

"When Harry Met Sally" I was jealous....her cafe' scene has made me blush
Xanadu had me roller skating.......racing faster, while I'm dating

"Young Sherlock Holmes" was just a kid, I kid you not, he met his Watson
"Zoolander" 's slacks were Cuban made..  I borrowed some and they were awesome!

(and I'm exhausted!) 





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For Cyndi's exhausting ABC contest!! Whew!

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  1. Date: 2/14/2014 8:05:00 PM
    I've become a big fan of the old ones (maybe because I am an old one). DVR'd the 3 James Dean movies, the Jolson Story, and a handful of the old 30s and 40s mystery movies, Just watched The Quiet Man and How Green was my Valley. Love the Falcon, the Saint, and the old Hitchcock movies. I see you were a winner in a contest for this poem. Congrats. Why am I not surprised?

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:23:00 PM
    Carrie, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 3:28:00 PM
    Great winning work..Clever idea for your entry..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 3:24:00 AM
    Congrats on the HM for this unique write!! Jag

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:52:00 PM
    Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 10:36:00 AM
    lol, yes, I bet you're exhausted! what a great write - and this brought back good memories of the movies listed here that I also saw

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 7:48:00 AM
    Carrie, wonderful, I have seen many of those movies also, lol, and then some, love going to movies, best of luck in the contest, constance

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 12:32:00 AM
    Carrie, this is fantastic. OMG, why did I not think of this. I am the freaking movie addict around here. hahaha. Best idea for ABC ever!!! I want to do one of my own now.