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The scorpion

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The scorpion

The scorpion is a frightening thing
Equipped for the hunt with claws in front
And a long slender tail with sting
And if it can it will sting man
So take some good advice
Avoid this creature if you can
Or pay a painful price

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  1. Date: 11/26/2013 3:08:00 PM

    You don't have to tell me twice, we get these creatures here in Oz...Nice write....peter

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 11/26/2013 10:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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  1. Date: 11/25/2013 6:14:00 AM

    Hi Jon I liked reading your poem about the scorpion. Not keen on creepy crawlies so would run a mile. Thank you for kindly looking at my poems. Very best wishes Linda x

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 11/25/2013 6:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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  1. Date: 11/24/2013 3:14:00 PM

    - I choose to avoid the creepy little creature :) - Well written, Jon! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 11/24/2013 10:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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  1. Date: 11/24/2013 2:46:00 PM

    yes, and also the Scorpions of the astrological world have a wicked sting as well!! But some of them are among my bestest friends!!!

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 11/24/2013 10:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I did not know that
  1. Date: 11/24/2013 1:59:00 PM

    Yes indeed. My horoscope is a Scorpio, but I don't sting... I promise.. lol Hugs and love, Gail

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 11/24/2013 10:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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  1. Date: 11/24/2013 12:51:00 PM

    this poem stings with images that makes me want to hide from this deadly insect, or are we talking of zodiac meaningg?.. nevetheless, fine work,jon...:) huggs

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh Date: 11/24/2013 10:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you.