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The reluctant companion

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The reluctant companion

The wife plans a spree to buy all
With husband on board at the mall
But as this takes place
He just looks for a space
To sit on a bench in the hall

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  1. Date: 8/23/2013 9:58:00 AM
    You summed up the typical man really well.....great limerick. Hugs

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 12:03:00 AM
    This is cute/ humor ;} happy fourth of July ;}

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 9:34:00 PM
    Been there so many times Duke. You made me smile. Thanks for that It feels good. Keep keeping on! Best wishes Michael

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:55:00 AM
    I've seen them husbands sitting on the benches lol Cute Limerick !! Love it !!

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 11:03:00 PM
    What my sis said.... hahah TOTALLY HOW YOU DESCRIBE MY DAD... hahaha The first line reminds me of my mom so much. :) Once again, wonderful poem!Have a fabulous week, poet! - D. W. Breidenthal

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 12:52:00 AM
    this is so typical and that makes it great fodder for your well crafted limerick. Well, it's nearly 1 a.m. You should see all the comments I am trying to catch up on today thanks to my being so busy this whole week!! Wish me luck!!!

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 7:50:00 AM
    That's me on the bench...ha. Gettin' a kick out of some of your comments this morning, Duke. The one on my 'Moon' poem really CRACKED me up...hehe. No bun intended...we could do this all day...

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 4:50:00 PM
    Yeah Duke... It got so bad here one of the mall benches has my name on it...Great limerick.... Jake

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 7:41:00 PM
    Hahahah! That's my dad! He hates shopping so much! Love this so true limerick! Oddly, I'm not a shopper at all myself. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 6:02:00 PM
    I love this No Nonsense Appoach Limerick, Thanks!

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    Date: 3/31/2013 6:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey judy--my wife always says tell it like it is! Thanks.