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Moon

Beneath the moon of midnight sky
A romantic night it should be
But I had some drinks ... two turned to three
And three turned into thirteen

So, of course, I had to relieve myself
I walked off into the bush
And when I came back ... what did I lack?
A hint ... they cover my tush

In noticing this, I had to go off
On a naked and drunken rant
My love didn't mind ... my figure was fine
Even without my pants

People can say whatever they may
Like hindsight is awful clear
But I disagree ... take it from me
Hindsight is clearly rear

You may ask why I took them off to begin with
I can't remember ... what else can I say?
My shirt was off before I'd left for the bush
Maybe I reckoned the pants, there should stay

But alas, I went off to hunt the ole pants
My bum looking back in kind
For when I told my dear, we'd watch the sky
Twasn't mooning I'd had in mind


4-8-13
For Lisa's 'I love you to the moon and back' contest

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  1. Date: 9/1/2013 8:38:00 AM
    Ok, I must admit that upon reading your title, I didn't have 'mooning' in mind-- pretty fun way of playing with the topic here-- A very engaging write that is brilliant as the full moon, haha. You should've included werewolves, haha...As for the spike in views, thanks for the clarification, haha now I can take you off my suspect' list. kidding! Yeah, I saw how some other Soupers had that spike too. Most likely a crazy glitch?

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Congrats on your win! Much deserved... Jack

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 6:35:00 AM
    :-) nothing else needs comes to mind but a smile...congratulations

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 3:15:00 AM
    Very funny, a new twist on a "moon" sighting. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:40:00 PM
    a nice win...PD

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:21:00 PM
    Very cute Caleb, congrats on your big win xxx

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:16:00 PM
    This is to funny! Great take on the topic. A new meaning to full moon. It appears you are not half assed.

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 6:37:00 PM
    Congrats on your grand win Caleb...~A.O

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 6:01:00 PM
    Caleb, this is a very clever piece. Your sense of humor is the best. I also like the comments people have left you. Nakedness can get some people uptight, butt it's not so bad.

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 5:53:00 AM
    This is really beautiful... I mean the pen. ~ A.O

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 2:19:00 PM
    Well I'll be damned...too bad the only pantless men outside around here are the seniors who like to enjoy the beach in nothing more than a speedo! Ugh! Is your moon as white as Mother Moon? haha very funny.....why is it that men who indulge under the naked moon end up naked themselves? A mystery to me...

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 12:28:00 PM
    HA HA HA HA! This is my second read...Not only is your poem a delight (I am referring to your actual literary skill and not to the vision of...you know! ;) but the comments that I've read are also so so interesting. Caleb...you are a dear! Thanks for the lovely comment on my haiku! Made me smile!

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 8:45:00 AM
    Good morning Caleb, lol...I'm closing my eye on your surprise... how did you know I needed this chuckle. the moon and moon BACK again... you got some kind of mind. I like what you did here. I think you should change the title 2 " To: be mooned by Caleb" heheheh i can't get enough. I can go on and on with a comment. but it won't be fair. We both know I'm the only one wearing pants while reading your poem. I'm glad we don't have to call in the rehabs. A few drinks under the moon is all right. and if the figure is nice, and you love ranting, i think we should have a few drinks together. Like, maybe we will start off with two and turn it into three And then into thirteen.... lol~ Of course no romance allowed. I just want to see what you mean by a sleek figure... he he. I'm just kidding. thank you for the bun bun..i meant fun fun poem. Good luck in the contest...Linda

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:01:00 AM
    ...... I stood behind the bushes and looked .... a man without pants .... Was it you ... (?) - Well done, thank you for giving me a smile today. - Good luck in the contest, Caleb! - Have a beautiful day! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 3:24:00 PM
    Caleb ha very original take on the theme I would like to say I loved the image and I can see you now but I don't want to go there lol...I think it's great and good luck...David

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 2:37:00 PM
    Your humor shines like the MOON here. heehee. I love when you write funny!! loved the puns!

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 10:14:00 AM
    Lol I love this one.

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 1:03:00 AM
    Caleb, your descriptions are so right on, I'm imagining wandering aimlessly looking for pants, in a drunken stupor. At least you were outside not using a closet for the loo. You make me smile.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 5:57:00 PM
    to the moon and back? your begging for attention!

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 3:26:00 PM
    Caleb....this is awesome...

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