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Silly Old Duffer

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Silly Old Duffer



Silly old duffer, this Canadian dude His name is Jester Jack Ellison Those guys in white coats try real hard To keep him sedated and bedridden Don't dare let him out in the public arena For fear he might cause some alarm To ordinary people walking the streets Making farting sounds under his arm That's not as bad as pulling their hair Or sticking his finger up their nose Maybe annoying but harmless I guess It's really not too bad I suppose But when he sneaks up behind you And yanks off your brand new hair piece That's when we finally draw the line Call the fuzz to get him to cease Silly old duffer, he means no harm Just wants some love and attention At 78, some think he's over-the-hill But he's been given a very long extension © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 11/23/2013 1:34:00 PM
    LOL - love it :) :) xox

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/23/2013 8:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Silly old duffer eh! Happy I made you giggle! Love and hugs xoxoxoxox
  1. Date: 11/23/2013 9:29:00 AM
    I'd give Cathie some advice for dealing with Jack... But still can't control my own dragon! Do Dragon's go thru the rebellious years at 2?... Today in the War of the Roses I offered him to choose an alternative spot- to poo that he likes... He chose my roses! Sigh! So I left him in charge of cleaning up everyone else's poos... so he'd know how it feels... He put them all on my roses... The rose garden mice moved out of the condo! Sigh! War is hell! So made him find a new condo place for them...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/23/2013 8:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Bet you didn't know, I was an escapee from the asylum eh! LOL I'm harmless though... they just don't understand me... sniff... nobody understands me... sniff! xox
  1. Date: 11/23/2013 6:43:00 AM
    Ha ha, lol, this is hilarious, "Just wants some love and attention" I just love your reasons to put your finger into someones nose!! Ha ha, so funny my friend! I truly believe, "Maybe annoying but harmless I guess" that would surely be true Jack, you are harmless but extremely fun! I really enjoyed reading this grandiose poem this morning! What a positively lovely piece, Great Work!!

    Sivey Avatar Russell Sivey
    Date: 11/23/2013 7:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, but your way of getting that love and attention is surely unique and funny my friend! Awesome descriptions!!
    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/23/2013 6:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    "Just wants some love and attention" methinks that's about all everybody ever wants! Thank you friend!