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To Mr Thornton

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To Mr Thornton

He claimed I was a young rambuncious lad, very sharp:
He knows how to solve a Rubik's Cube and play the harp!
But did Mr. Thornton know
that I used to be a simple so 'n' so?
Family and friends once said,
"That piano is just way over your head!"
Being the dreamer I took it metaphorically
not realizing they were concerned for my safety.
And just as quick as one would drop a hat,
under half a ton of wood, I became all too flat.

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  1. Date: 6/12/2013 9:05:00 AM

    HA HA! You should know better..its REALLY heavy. Lol! This totally made my laugh of the morning! This was great. :D

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 6/12/2013 11:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It's all "punnages" in this piece. And after reading C.L. Thornton's funnies I can't help but think these thoughts... ha ha.
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 9:04:00 PM

    Very nice poem.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 6/7/2013 12:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Matt.
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 4:58:00 PM

    From C Sharp minor to (H)E Flat major at the drop of a hat lol. Very good Tim. Take care, Richard

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 6/7/2013 12:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Just spitting out some musical punnage (hooray for made up words!)... :)
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 12:24:00 PM

    I absolutely love this one. It made me laugh out loud!!

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 6/7/2013 12:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Monterey.