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Dining with Dysfunction

Mother asked her big brother to pass the sugar; big brother ruined it by splashing on liquor; father rued spilt liquor by throwing his jigger that hit sister who lit an elbow hard slammer straight into the hand of their rare guest and butcher; butcher stood to secure a full-face slap on her; slap missed, striking their napping, fat cat to a blurred flying fur on shriek tour that dog crashed with claws bore; clawed dog wailed and bailed, dragging tail out wee dog door where he ran to distance pain until a looper stopped his scooter – close by was one giant cougar; too pooped to care, tired dog flopped right then and right there; dog closed eyes, cougar cleared throat, then croaked, ‘Hey, Lassie, are you insanely blind to cougar claw lugers?’; dog moaned, ‘A quick cougar corker beats home murder.’ ... CayCay September 24, 2021

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Date: 10/4/2021 2:13:00 PM
Good pen CayCay with nice rhyme and flow, so good to see you back with us again, trust you're doing well. Blessings,Gordon
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Date: 10/1/2021 4:38:00 PM
so good to see you back with this witty piece CayCay, hope you, Tim Kyle and Billy are all ok:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/30/2021 10:29:00 AM
This deserves a top win - silly hat on or maybe not, it is hysterical, I wonder how many of us could write similar poems about family dynamics - reminds me somewhat of "My family and other animals" - a story of Durell's unconventional family happenings and comings and goings. Bravo and good luck my dear friend CayCay. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 9/27/2021 2:05:00 PM
I love your funny "Dining with Dysfunction" write. You have a wonderful way with your words. Have a blessed day writing away................
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Date: 9/26/2021 10:56:00 AM
hahaha, that last line says it all, Caycay. your humor shines here. I wish Chantelle did contests with more than ten winners so many people's humor could be shown at winner time!! Hope yours is one of them.
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Date: 9/25/2021 8:05:00 PM
Too funny, CayCay! -- Slapstick with a message inside. Great one! Cheers, Gershon
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Date: 9/25/2021 6:58:00 PM
Hello CayCay ... a lot of life's truth in your poem. One little incident turns into a complete disaster, as happens in reality - thank you CayCay for the chuckle - Lindsay
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Date: 9/25/2021 8:23:00 AM
Cute one :) God bless you. Love, Gina
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Date: 9/25/2021 7:06:00 AM
Oh my, that’s quite the Dysfunctional Dinner. This made me chuckle. Hugs Rick.
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Date: 9/24/2021 7:09:00 PM
Lol! CayCay, This is hilarious. I found it very entertaining. You held my attention from start to finish. Best wishes in the in the contest. Have a wonderful evening and weekend.PS, I missed you:-) Alexis
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Date: 9/24/2021 5:58:00 PM
Insanely hilarious!
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Date: 9/24/2021 5:37:00 PM
I enjoyed this amusing, captivating, fascinating tale very much, CayCay. Best of wishes for the contest. Evelyn :D
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