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The Sound and the Fury of Yellow

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The Sound and the Fury of Yellow

I’m sorry, I didn’t catch you name

‘Yellow, but my friends call me Yell”

Say again? I didn’t quite hear you

“Yellow!! But my friends call me Yell!!”

There’s certainly no need to yell at me sir

“Sh-t…I said Yellow!! But my friends call”…

Ahh, I see, so you’re a yellow fellow then?

“Okay whatever, yeah, I’m a yellow fellow”

Well, there’s nothing at all to be afraid of sir

“You givin’ me a SEVERE case of the red ass here!”

And you’re breaking the contest rules as well

“Contest?? What contest? What in the hell”…

Ms Sirak requires writing about one color ONLY

“You and me are fixin’ to visit the hospital bud”

Well, I’m certainly no doctor but it could be jaundice

“You’re fixin, to NEED a doctor, you yellow bellied”…

By the way, do you remember that song Mellow Yel…

(Slam-bam-ooof)-----“Yeah, didn't Donovan do it?”

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  1. Date: 12/12/2013 5:13:00 PM

    Creative winning work..Way to go Tim..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 12/11/2013 8:36:00 AM

    lovely win Tim....Linda

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 10:06:00 PM

    Congrats on the win, Tim

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 6:04:00 PM

    Oh my yeah!!!!! So glad you made it!!!!! Congratulations Tim...awesome poem...

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 4:14:00 PM

    YAYYYY, glad to see this one as I finish up the list. Big congrats to you , Tim. and now I can leave my work and go home. I accomplished my goal today to see the two newest winner lists!!

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 11:19:00 AM

    - Congratulations on your winning poem in: "THE SOUND OF COLOR" contest: Sponsored by: Monterey Sirak - Nice to join and nice to read your poem Tim. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 9:00:00 AM

    This poem was entertaining and fun! I enjoyed your take on the contest. By the way I love the song Mellow Yellow. Congrats

  1. Date: 12/8/2013 3:10:00 PM

    Hahaha, I read this one twice for an extra laugh, funny man. Good, entertaining poetry, the kind I like best. You go!! Licia :-)

  1. Date: 12/8/2013 1:36:00 PM

    LOL Tim! Who won that fight? Very funny :)

  1. Date: 12/6/2013 6:55:00 PM

    haha, here is one I missed. LOVE that reference to Donovan. Mellow yellow, it sure dates us. heehee.

  1. Date: 12/5/2013 5:31:00 PM

    This is great very funny enjoyed it alot thanks for the laughter. and your comments. cheri

  1. Date: 12/4/2013 12:37:00 PM

    tim!.. you're a member of the brady bunch?..i find this totally entertaining and sweetly devilish.. soupy mail!

  1. Date: 12/4/2013 8:44:00 AM

    Hi Tim -- Oh to be understood. Great. I've got to check these constests out (most seem too comlicated to attempt - too many rules, notes. lvoe, Kathy

  1. Date: 12/4/2013 7:51:00 AM

    Oh Tim....you so remind me of the people I hang out with....:-) :-) :-) :-) thanks for the smile this morning

  1. Date: 12/4/2013 3:17:00 AM

    a good one Tim.(: ) Jenish.

  1. Date: 12/2/2013 9:18:00 AM

    Ha ha, love it.

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 9:41:00 PM

    Enjoyed the write yellow with humor, Tim

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 8:42:00 PM

    Adorable, Tim! You put a smile on my face tonight. I tried to write for this contest but came up colorless. I think you've got a winner here. Love and blessings