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Ridiculous Self Exaggeration Example


Blog Posted:2/4/2012 9:36:00 AM
This is also posted on my contest page. Just a heads up of what I was thinking when I posted the contest:


I am the world’s best lint picker -
Fast on the fuzz as a gunslinger!
Even Clint Eastwood can’t beat me -
I’m the quickest at picking off lint enemies!
Using my fingers, tape, a roller, or brush;
There’s not a fuzzball that I won’t touch!
That’s why my clothes are smooth and lint free -
I’m the best lint picker the world’s ever seen!

Susan Burch
2/4/12

Of course I am open to interpretation too. Hope this helps! Happy writing!
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  1. Date: 8/31/2013 3:03:00 PM
    hey, how did I ever miss this super cool poem you posted. Looks like from last year!!

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  1. Date: 2/5/2012 11:39:00 AM
    getting there, susan... thnaks for leading the way!..:) huggs!

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  1. Date: 2/4/2012 7:15:00 PM
    lol. a little touch of slam... really good and out spoken... in a silly M.J...way..

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  1. Date: 2/4/2012 1:00:00 PM
    I was looking for the line on belly-button lint but you seemed to have missed that.

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  1. Date: 2/4/2012 10:57:00 AM
    Cute...laughing. I made and gave gag gifts to my family members one year...they were belly button lint cleaners lol Ahhh the memories and the fun they had seeing who had the most lint lol

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