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Provocative Titles

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Provocative Titles

There's nothing wrong with the name Burger King
(aside from the obvious ego thing).
But I'd be mighty skeptic
about shouting out in public,
"Let's go buy a couch from that place called Sofa King"



NOTE: Say "Sofa King" while closing your eyes... see if you don't notice something strange.

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  1. Date: 6/5/2013 11:13:00 AM
    Aint that what sofa's are for Tim hahahahaha

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 6/5/2013 11:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I believe you're the first one to really catch onto to the joke... LOL!
  1. Date: 6/4/2013 9:25:00 AM
    LOL!!! I had to say it a couple of times, and then was like, :O He's right!! Hahaa! I stopped eating from Burger King Longgg ago. Five Guys for me only! Best burger place ever. Really cute poem! Glad you're back!

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 6/4/2013 10:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Five Guys is epic! MMM... so much better than any fast food place.
  1. Date: 6/4/2013 8:37:00 AM
    HA! And, for the record, if the damn couch is comfortable from that store, I'll proudly advertise it. The commercials for it would be grand.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 6/4/2013 10:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    The commercials WOULD be grand (until it becomes so cozy you forget your lines and fall asleep... he he he)... Always enjoy your creative comments, my friend!
  1. Date: 6/4/2013 5:26:00 AM
    Ha ha, I thought this write to be quite funny my friend! I tried your suggestion and closed my eyes and saying Sofa King, and I saw a royal man in full purple robes with a large golden crown on his head while sitting on the couch...I thought it strange as well! Was I supposed to see something else? I really enjoyed reading this enlightening poem this morning! What a lovely expression you have given us here Timothy, Great Work!!

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 6/4/2013 10:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Lol... well you can view it like that! My thoughts were a little on the immature side, however. Doesn't saying "Sofa King" sound like you are swearing?