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Ah, I Remember It Well....

T’was an upside down world, When I was uncurled, They counted my fingers ‘n toes And sucked out my nose, It was humiliating to say the least, I looked like a ‘lil red squirmin’ beast. Doctor hollered out “it’s a boy!” Mama sighed “crap!” Daddy said “Joy!” Pappy told Mama “it was money well spent”, Till he saw.. that I was ..incontinent. All the nurses smiling and I didn’t know why, Till three days later they said good by. I was a handsome young fellow though a little short, And I sure am glad Mama didn’t abort. Ole Doc Perry wished us all good luck, And Daddy brought me home in the pickup truck. Ah yes...I remember it well...

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Date: 5/4/2012 11:56:00 AM
Great memories but you never remembered a thing! I'm glad you are here too Robert, I think that birth is such a special miracle when you think how short a time it takes for us to form. You told the story beautifully :)
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Date: 2/2/2011 8:18:00 AM
i love this poem! its so fun and happy!
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Date: 10/16/2010 6:15:00 AM
LOL you do not!!! Gah I can't remember much until I was 5. Light & Love
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Date: 8/16/2010 11:27:00 AM
Stopping by to wish you a wonderful inspiration filled week. I enjoyed reading your poetry today, thank you for sharing it Robert. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/15/2010 8:39:00 PM
So funny, Robert. You went all the way back to the birthing process and gave my quite a laugh. Great entry for the Baby Boo contest! Love, Carolyn
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