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A Shark In My Soup

It's not a good day, I'll have to regroup, I feel like I have, a shark in my soup. It's one of those days, when everything's wrong, a lion has roared, and ruined my song. I went for a walk, and tore my new suit, I might as well have, a snake in my boot. And later at work, It wasn't by chance, I felt like there were, red ants in my pants! And this afternoon, when back at my chair, I felt a baboon, was recently there. My pencils were spilt, my papers misplaced, I'd guess that a bull, my office disgraced. It doesn't end there, there's more to this tale, my boss was as mad as a kill-er whale! It wasn't my fault, it's just a bad funk, like I could have had, a skunk in my trunk. So now I am home, an ache in my head, I feel like I'll find, a wolf in my bed. But I'll pay no mind, I'm skipping the soup, I'll send the baboon, right back to his troupe. The bull and the ants, can both take a walk, regarding my boss; we'll just have to talk. I'm taking a break, I'm ending my day, tomorrow I'll find, a different way. . . . Poem Info: 1. Written: 12.25.18 2. Written for the "Shark In The Soup" poetry contest on PoetrySoup.com sponsored by Anthony Slausin.

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Date: 1/6/2019 2:36:00 PM
Cary, this is a delightful, witty poem and I like the way you included sooo many things that had gone wrong in one day. (I hope the following day was better.) LOL Congratulations on your win in Anthony's contest. Best wishes, Carolyn
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Cary Snowden
Date: 1/6/2019 10:34:00 PM
The win makes for a terrific consolation to an otherwise rough day! ;-) Thank you for the note, Carolyn!
Date: 1/6/2019 7:10:00 AM
Extremely clever take on the challenge, Cary. Bravo.
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Cary Snowden
Date: 1/6/2019 10:38:00 PM
Thank you, Line! I appreciate your kind recognition! -Cary
Date: 1/6/2019 4:04:00 AM
what a fun poem Cary, many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Cary Snowden
Date: 1/6/2019 10:39:00 PM
Thank you, Jan! Hugs right back! -Cary
Date: 1/6/2019 1:40:00 AM
back with congratulations!
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Cary Snowden
Date: 1/6/2019 10:41:00 PM
Great to see you again, P.S.! Thank you! -Cary
Date: 1/1/2019 1:25:00 PM
I enjoyed this fun take on the contest!
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Cary Snowden
Date: 1/2/2019 9:45:00 AM
Thank you P.S.! I appreciate you taking the time to read it! -Cary