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A Soup Opera: As the Nose Grows

Mr. and Mrs. Pinocchio are carvings of wood
No matter how they try, they cannot be good
Lying is their habit. The constant fibbing shows
by the length of snouts; each has a distended nose

They bray like donkeys in the Disney movie
Arrogantly thinking they're impressively groovy
They will never be able to become a real girl and boy
unless they stop lying and end to their cunning ploy

Geppetto, why'd you give these imps a tongue
Their lies are far fetched and their tales far flung
How they love to fabricate fibs and wickedly conspire
Perhaps that wood would be put to better use in a bonfire

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 2/8/2018 10:55:00 AM
Fine write Lin, well penned with good imagery and nice rhyme too. Blessings Gordon
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Lin Lane
Date: 2/9/2018 1:22:00 PM
Thanks a lot, Gordon.
Date: 2/7/2018 3:45:00 AM
I love the idea of the nose growing when you tell a lie. It is a great tool to teach a child what can happen when you lie, I don't mean becoming a donkey but it sets a good example. This poem is beautifully written Lin! : )
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Date: 2/8/2018 8:24:00 AM
Thank you very much, Connie.
Date: 2/6/2018 8:37:00 PM
Ah this is so cute, brought me a big smile!!!!!! :)
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Date: 2/8/2018 8:24:00 AM
I'm glad it did so, Thanks, Arthur.
Date: 2/5/2018 10:25:00 PM
Yes it makes for good kindling
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Date: 2/6/2018 11:15:00 AM
Thank you, Tim.
Date: 2/5/2018 12:32:00 PM
You got me...I enjoyed it..."Geppetto, why'd you give these imps a tongue Their lies are far-fetched and their tales far-flung" love those line...All the best Lin
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Lin Lane
Date: 2/6/2018 11:14:00 AM
Thanks, Arturo.
Date: 2/5/2018 9:46:00 AM
ha ha ha let em burn Lin sounds like they give off enough hot air as it is lol:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/5/2018 9:48:00 AM
Got a match? Thanks, Jan.
Date: 2/5/2018 9:37:00 AM
Nicely done, Lin!
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Date: 2/5/2018 9:48:00 AM
Thanks a lot for liking this one, Kim.