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Hot Water Heater Woes

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Hot Water Heater Woes

My faucets run cold, what IS this about?
My hot-water-heater-tank pilot light's out!
Press down that red button and click 'til I pout
Then spew out a string (my religion in doubt)

My stove-top still lights, I can still take a bath!
Boil three piping pots full (I HOPE that will pass)
Teeter and totter like I'm walkin' through glass----
The stopper ain't stoppin', you STUPID dumb-ass!!

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  1. Date: 11/21/2013 10:17:00 AM

    Ha ha, you are very good at humor Tim. Thanks for the chuckle!

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 3:06:00 PM

    Been there and done that !!!! So funny you are !!! This reminds me once when our power was out for 4 days in a severe storm....we had to boil water on our camp stove.......then run to the shower stall, and pour it over ourselves in the dark.. Our only means of a bath.......no fun !! Even for a person who likes camping. Somehow it's different when it happens at home! lol !!

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 8:13:00 AM

    Those baths from water heated 'pon the stove are better than no bath but kinda uncomfortable..Thanks for stopping by..Your comments were uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 8:24:00 AM

    lol, what a cute write...one I can sort of relate to...our light keeps going out, one minute the water is cold, the next it burns you...love your humor in this poem :)

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 11:43:00 AM

    This is so good,, real life situation you write of here,,, how many of us have been there,,, i wonder...

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 11:26:00 AM

    Tim, this one is very deep.... and interesting to read... what an OUCH-ing ending.... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 11:44:00 PM

    Oh, this is a good one Tim. I've had those hot water heater woes myself. :o)

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 4:28:00 PM

    hahaha, I hope this does not happen to me for a while yet!!!

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 1:12:00 PM

    ha! hope your plumbing woes are solved soon, but thanks for transforming them into this delighful poem!

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 10:14:00 AM

    Oh my...takes me back to my childhood days..no indoor plumbing!!!! Baths in the kitchen in a tub....made me smile!!!! Wonderful Tim.....hope all isHOT today....