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The Great Potato Mash Up

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The Great Potato Mash Up

Like a good Canadian boy
I love taters from PEI
So I got myself an idea

Filled my truck
A '67 Chevy
Tons of taters 
(dollar signs in my head)

Sounding like a beast
Driving down the highway
Gears slipping
Brakes squealing like always

In Ontario
Busiest Highway in Canada

Now my story 
Gets weird

I hit a
Slippery spot
Spinning and spinning

Slam into a milk truck
And we both slam into a 
Delivery truck
Filled with butter

Taters flinging everywhere

Cars skidding
Crashing smashing mashing
Spinning swishing fluffing

Road closed

A Great Wall
Of
Mashed Potatoes

I went to a Policeman    
And asked him
"What do we do now?"

He turned to me 
With a grin and said

"Got a fork?"

© 2013 Rick Zablocki?"


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  1. Date: 4/11/2013 12:26:00 AM
    hahaha. Good one, Rick. I love your story-telling. Very entertaining. :)

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 5:41:00 PM
    hahaha. This is CUTE.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 5:41:00 PM
    by the way, you should call them INSTANT potatoes. that would even be possible to see happen in such a crash. haha

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 7:16:00 PM
    Glad I just ate Rick,,, however I wish i was there... I have a camera ready to film, the crash, and a giant making of mashed potatoes.. well, since this was a sunny one...I know it did not make the news.. love the poem.. thank you for the chuckle . always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 3:45:00 PM
    Thank goodness it was only the potatoes that got mashed...LOL Very clever-- like a tall story the cowboys tell.

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 11:53:00 AM
    Ok... now I reaaaaaally want mashed taters! Love your poem :)

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 9:27:00 AM
    - A unique idea, fun to read Rick! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)