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It's all in how you say it

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It's all in how you say it

While ours kill with flair and finesse
Banned weapons can make a fine mess
Since guys without class
Can possess poison gas
O-bomb-a will make an address

There's hype and there's hysteria
O-bomb-a needs criteria 
To send friend Bashar   
Wrapped presents from afar
His gift of love for Syria


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  1. Date: 9/16/2013 12:28:00 PM
    This was a good one too....A limerick, but the situation was frightening for us living so close to Syria. Already so many refugees are coming into Lebanon. I'm glad that the strike is not going to happen...Good write.

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 5:46:00 AM
    This was cleverly penned Duke. I really enjoyed reading this one on this fine morning back here in Trinidad.

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 5:22:00 AM
    enjoyed reading TFS Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 12:40:00 AM
    O-bomb-a will make an address....i like this line most and this is a good poem about the victims of war.Have a gd day....

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 11:33:00 PM
    I think I am so naive about all this stuff, Duke. I don't know what to believe!!! It's a powder keg, isn't it?

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 2:10:00 PM
    A very good (scary) point! Love your clever Limericks! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 7:31:00 AM
    Good morning Duke, a lovely day here in Texas,.. and about that Limerick... wow! I keep telling them it's all in his name.. we will pay for believing... Have you read Chris A's latest poem... He wow-ed me out... PS>< thank you very much for the lovely comment. always nice to hear from you.. xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 5:49:00 AM
    - Very well written, Duke!! - (If you have time ... read my, "I Have A Dream") - Have a great weekend! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)