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Petrified

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Petrified

My Funk 'n Wagnalls says 'petrified' means scared out of one's hide!

Oft' I've pondered what caused the Petrified Forest to become so 'petrified'!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 5/24/2013 2:38:00 PM
    ... It is so good that no one is like here on the "soup" .... glad that you share your smile, thank you. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/24/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Funny observation... I enjoy wordplay and when poets make great use of it. What indeed did the forest see? You might have to explain what Funk 'n Wagnalls is though... a dictionary or encyclopedia perhaps?

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 9:31:00 PM
    lol, a petrified forest...the whole forest or just a section that is envious of another section of the forest! Ha ha, I loved this poem, you must think about these things deeply in order to come up with these clever poems! I really enjoyed reading this amazing poem Bob...you are a master of this kind of humor! Keep up the awesome work my friend! Awesome Work!!

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 8:00:00 PM
    I wonder if it becomes petrified at itself. I would be - getting lost in there! :) See your funny side of things, Bob, lol. Love it :)

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 6:01:00 PM
    lol, Bob H., I to wonder why the forest is someone unable to move and leaves one in fear.. awesome couplet... Linda

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 3:56:00 PM
    ha! you are so funny, bob - i love the way your mind works and how clever you are at getting those thoughts down in rhyme!