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I Just Found Out

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I Just Found Out

I just found out the world is round.
I’d have sworn that it was flat.
Is that why there are rolling meadows
and other sites like that?

When I roll from bed in morning,
could I roll on to Japan,
And is it round like a big ball
or like an oblong can?

You heard of folks going over edge,
there is no edge on a ball.
The fact that they can do it proves
the world’s flat after all.

I've tried to solve the enigma.
I’m not a lazy scholar.
I have deduced it is both round and flat
just like a silver dollar.






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  1. Date: 5/8/2013 10:00:00 AM

    Congrats on your win~A.O

  1. Date: 5/7/2013 12:21:00 PM

    Creative winning work..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 5/7/2013 3:13:00 AM

    Great write. Congrats.

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 8:53:00 PM

    Oh, how very clever...this is number uno for me. BG

  1. Date: 5/4/2013 7:53:00 AM

    Very good approach to the contest theme Joyce.Enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 1:54:00 AM

    joyce, I just found out.... Roy Jerden wrote a limerick about you!!

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 4:53:00 PM

    I really like your take on the theme, Phyllis. It's whimsical and fun to read.

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 5:46:00 PM

    Witty and cute write Joyce! Hugs

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 9:33:00 PM

    This is awesome and adorable Joyce!! Loved it! luv,Deb

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 6:06:00 PM

    MAN, OH MAN!!! Where DOES THAT COME FROM??? You are A JOYOUS SOLUTION TO MY MELANCHOLY OF LATE....Just BRILLIANT! WISH YOU WERE HERE... OR I WERE THERE....Roll to the west and I'll roll To the East...And maybe by Sundown we might just MEET...And I'll give you a hearty Hug...to make my admiration for you today... somewhat Complete!!!