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There once swam a catfish named Ben hadn't eaten since who knows when my worm looked just right, Ben took a big bite. No one's seen Ben swim'n since then. Ben put up a heck of a fight was thrashing with all of his might when reeling him in, that fish seemed to grin, and spit out my worm just for spite. Old Ben made one heck of a meal couldn't help but think how he'd feel if he'd been the one, who had battled and won, from the opposite side of the reel.

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Date: 7/21/2018 7:39:00 AM
I like it, woulda been higher if I judged. but glad to see it on the list. congrats ;)
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Date: 7/21/2018 9:56:00 AM
Thank you Casarah...
Date: 7/19/2018 12:52:00 AM
good set. Congrats in the contest.
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Date: 7/19/2018 11:45:00 AM
Thanks Andrea...
Date: 7/17/2018 9:30:00 PM
Back with congratulations on your great well written win, Charlie, :) enjoyed reading again. Hugs Eve
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Date: 7/18/2018 10:52:00 AM
Thanks Eve...
Date: 7/17/2018 9:16:00 AM
Congratulations on your win.. :)
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Date: 7/17/2018 10:24:00 AM
Thanks Susan...
Date: 7/16/2018 5:25:00 PM
Great to read this again, many congrats Hugs jan xx
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Date: 7/17/2018 10:20:00 AM
Thanks Jan, an oldie...
Date: 7/16/2018 3:38:00 PM
Well-done, Charlie. CONGRATS! Janice
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Date: 7/17/2018 10:10:00 AM
Thank you Janice...
Date: 7/16/2018 11:49:00 AM
As a fisherman, I could relate to this poem. I've had such thoughts myself. Charlie, the contest rules had a maximum of two verses or this would have ranked higher. Congratulations! Carolyn
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Date: 7/16/2018 12:21:00 PM
Thanks Carolyn, can't read I guess...
Date: 10/25/2017 6:45:00 PM
Great limerick - great story.
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Date: 10/25/2017 8:31:00 PM
Thank you Line...
Date: 2/14/2017 10:26:00 AM
Love a good limerick and these three are just that! Yes, it should be "drawers" but where I come from we drop the "er" and just pronounce it as "draw." Many thanks for the stop by. / Maurice
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Date: 2/14/2017 10:49:00 AM
Thanks for the comeback Maurice...
Date: 11/13/2016 9:27:00 PM
fishing for good lim'riks this evening — caught a dandy! ;-)
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Date: 11/14/2016 6:31:00 AM
Thanks Lim'rik...
Date: 5/7/2016 6:33:00 PM
this is really good. Maybe I saw it before? Anyway, excellent limericks.
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Date: 5/7/2016 9:02:00 PM
I'm glad you saw it this time. Thanks Andrea...
Date: 4/14/2016 12:33:00 PM
I like all this set, Charlie...excellent, especially the final one!!! No wonder it was chosen POTD! Well done! ~ Regards // paul
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Date: 4/14/2016 1:00:00 PM
Thanks Paul, I hope you enjoyed it...
Date: 4/12/2016 12:01:00 PM
Excellent my friend... splendid rhythm and rhymes... Best wishes, Keith
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Date: 4/12/2016 12:38:00 PM
Just simple fun, thanks for your kind response Keith...
Date: 4/11/2016 11:34:00 AM
Got a chuckle reading this one..Way to go..If for a contest reads like a winner to me..Thanks for the visits to my page..Sara
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Date: 4/11/2016 11:46:00 AM
No contest, just fun...Thanks Sara, always a pleasure visit your work, Charlie
Date: 4/10/2016 8:44:00 PM
:-) Great collection Charlie. Chuckles.
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Date: 4/10/2016 8:55:00 PM
Hope you enjoyed my little diversions Lenny. Thanks for the visit...
Date: 4/10/2016 12:57:00 AM
congrats on poem of the day Charlie
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Date: 4/10/2016 7:23:00 AM
Thank you Brian...
Date: 4/9/2016 11:13:00 PM
I am late to the party, but this poem, well written and has me laughing! Which is easy to do since I am not the fish! Great write!
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Date: 4/9/2016 11:21:00 PM
I"m glad you shared it with me Arthur, I hope you enjoyed it...Charlie
Date: 4/9/2016 11:10:00 PM
Wow I love this
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Date: 4/9/2016 11:18:00 PM
Thanks so much Anita...
Date: 4/9/2016 11:09:00 PM
Funny stuff here! I like to fish, too but feel sorry for the fish like you do. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish
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Date: 4/9/2016 11:17:00 PM
I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did writing it Matthew. Thanks so much for thr visit...
Date: 4/9/2016 8:38:00 PM
What a fun read! Good job!
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Date: 4/9/2016 10:07:00 PM
Thank you Brenda, I hope it brought you some cheer, Charlie...
Date: 4/9/2016 8:29:00 PM
Congratulations on the POTD
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Date: 4/9/2016 10:05:00 PM
Thank you so much Navda, it's my first time...
Date: 4/9/2016 7:57:00 PM
Congratulation for selection in POTD.It is a nice poem n good concept. Keep it up........with love
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Date: 4/9/2016 8:20:00 PM
Thank you Mabmath, you are very kind...
Date: 4/9/2016 2:19:00 PM
Like good old Ben. Congratulations on poem of the day!!
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Date: 4/9/2016 8:13:00 PM
I'm gonna miss that lad, thanks Eve...
Date: 4/9/2016 2:11:00 PM
you reeled me in here Charlie congrats on POTD:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 4/9/2016 8:11:00 PM
But, did I set the hook? Thanks Jan...
Date: 4/9/2016 10:46:00 AM
Hi Charlie: A fabulous poetic fish tale. My compliments!
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Date: 4/9/2016 11:30:00 AM
Hi back Ralph and thank you...
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