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Plight of the Pandas

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Plight of the Pandas

The panda bear is cute but also shy.
So have you ever stopped to wonder why?

It goes back to that time in history
when all God’s creatures sailed upon the sea!

Old Noah built an Ark, which two by two
each kind of animal was led into.

A pair of pandas got put in the middle
of that boat! But pandas are not little!

The pandas, since they could not move about,
would sometimes bump into some creature’s snout.

Poor Mrs. Panda had no privacy
and felt too flustered when she had to pee!

Poor Mr. Panda, lost his wife’s affection,
and sadly afterwards, lost his erection.

The pandas, once they got off of the Ark,
were somehow able to regain their spark.

They ended up in China, learning to
“get it on again” and eat bamboo!

But now they face extinction once again,
thanks this time to crimes of modern men.

Everything is now against the norm.
Forced together, pandas can’t perform.

Such failure, like it was in Noah’s day,
must just be part of Panda’s DNA.

Let’s hope that we’ll be hearing very soon
the pandas being told to ‘get a room!”


This was originally meant for some Noah's Ark contest
that never got judged. So here it is now for YOU, PD!!

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  1. Date: 4/29/2014 5:22:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, the plight of the panda Indeed. A well told tale Andrea, It held the attention from begining to end. I do Love the hulour In this one. It flows along very smoothly, dancing off the page Into the mind. What shall the fate of the panda be, In the end we shall surely come to see. I enjoyed this one. Have a good day. Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 3:00:00 AM
    This is very cool, Andrea. At first I thought it was going to have a punchline, but there were some serious elements in here too. Good one and congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/22/2014 2:09:00 PM
    Love your humor :) So sad that pandas are diminishing in numbers at a fast rate. // congrats on your win :) // paul

  1. Date: 4/22/2014 9:41:00 AM
    Congratulation on the fine win with this lovely poem, andrea

  1. Date: 4/22/2014 5:41:00 AM
    U think so different Andrea ! great witty poem n a great win !! Congrats !

  1. Date: 4/21/2014 9:35:00 PM
    Andrea, Congratulations, --Enjoyed your awesome win. Thank you so much for the support... Always & forever *Linda

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 4:27:00 AM
    What an adorable poem. We should put spanish fly in the Pandas food / to put them in a frisky mood.

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 5:24:00 PM
    this poem "panders" to our humor. well done! ran

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 9:53:00 PM
    This is just to cute. love phyl

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 10:18:00 AM
    Fun! Love, daver

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 3:41:00 PM
    lol, had a good chuckle here

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 3:31:00 PM
    Pandas are such nice animals - so cute! You tell a good tale of them in this poem. Have you ever read Rumi? He was a fine poet and I pay him a tribute in my latest poem. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 4:07:00 AM
    Reads like a winner to me..Way to go..Glad that I chose this one to read today...Thanks for the visits..Sara

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 6:27:00 PM
    I enjoyed this. A cheeky write but also underlining the grave danger of this beautiful species.

  1. Date: 5/27/2013 3:14:00 AM
    Wow, you certainly are so flexible with your poetry, although not surprised, another gem from you,, and just loving it...

  1. Date: 5/27/2013 1:22:00 AM
    this should be a winner ;} I wrote the Soul Sucker poem from a picture he put up for the challenge ;}

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 8:51:00 PM
    Hola Andrea, long time no see... thank you for the comment on my jazz poem. I like that poem... what are you doing this memorial day. Is Joe, making a BBQ?? I will be lost at work... yeah me!! LOL,,, , Have yourself a beautiful Memorial Day, this Monday. God bless the ones who fought and keep on fighting. Always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 8:10:00 PM
    Enjoyed the this funny poem very much Andrea.I haven't checked this contest.Got to check it.

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 8:10:00 PM
    this is great Andrea. DX

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 6:18:00 PM
    Hiya Panda Eyes, Nice going with this one, I like the way you have humanised Mrs Panda and her need for privacy lol, Fickle creatures at the best of times, the panda's I mean lol. Take care, Richard

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