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Don't Bother Me

Don't bother me with conformity don't bother me today- with things I should (or shouldn't) do or what I shouldn't say! Don't bother me with conformity my house is not “obscene”... Orange, purple, and lavender look lovely with lime green! Don't bother me with conformity I'm much too happy, carefree to wonder why the neighbors all keep staring so at me! Maybe they're jealous of my tail I really don't give a hoot! Surely they have seen before grown-ups in zebra suits? Don't bother me with conformity ...too busy to follow your lead! I've whatcha-ma-call-it thingies to build and unicorns to feed! Don't bother me with conformity don't worry me this way! You've stepped on all the faeries toes and run the elves away... Don't bother me with conformity you're being such a pest! My mud pies were quite fabulous and not a “filthy mess”! Don't bother me with conformity my music's not so loud... Accordions are delightful- See? It's already drawn a crowd! ...Respectfully holding their applause until I reach the end- Oh no- they really love it so! You're quite mistaken, friend! Don't bother me with conformity come dance a jolly jig! You really should loosen up a bit you sad, forlorn, old prig! Don't bother me with conformity No thanks! I've had my fill... of boring, bland, and deathly dull no doubt that boredom kills! Don't bother me with conformity Oh, what was that you said? Well, I think you (and your boring lot) are the crazy ones instead!

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Date: 5/18/2021 9:45:00 PM
You go girl! A fave for me.
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Date: 4/12/2021 2:29:00 AM
just stupendously penned; great
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Date: 3/5/2021 9:06:00 PM
...um...confirming conformity.....or..... conforming confirmity.....hmmmm : ) nice write........stans sand
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Date: 2/21/2020 9:15:00 PM
Hi Rhona. This is great! Just happened to stumble upon it and really enjoyed. Best to you.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 2/21/2020 9:25:00 PM
Thank you- best to you, too!
Date: 8/20/2019 5:00:00 PM
Have never seen this, sorry But really love it. A FAV Panagiota
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 8/20/2019 10:24:00 PM
Thank you! I'm so glad you found it! ;)
Date: 4/28/2019 11:04:00 PM
Congratulations Rhona.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 4/29/2019 11:43:00 AM
Thank you! ;)
Date: 4/19/2019 5:28:00 PM
Revisiting this one. I see it is known as your BEST poem at Soup!!
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 4/19/2019 9:22:00 PM
I owe that to Caren, as she was my main inspiration for this one.... (I'm sure everyone recognized her zebra suit in there- ha!) ;)
Date: 3/31/2019 11:25:00 AM
Hello Rhona, I like this poem. It is like a child speaking out. have a nice day my friend.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/31/2019 7:42:00 PM
Thank you, Darlene! Hope you're having a wonderful day, too! ;)
Date: 3/30/2019 8:18:00 PM
hehehe cute...like speaking back with a child like innocence. Made me laugh and smile. :-)
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/30/2019 11:10:00 PM
Thank you! So glad this made you laugh & smile... your comment just made my day! ;)
Date: 3/13/2019 3:41:00 AM
Nice one. Kind wishes, Kai
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/13/2019 12:21:00 PM
Thank you so much, Kai! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 6:12:00 PM
I LOVE this one. I am a bit crazy in my tastes sometime and my mom is SUCH a conformist, she just doesn't get it. POTD? Congrats. This a fave.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 7:59:00 PM
Thanks! I know what you mean... my mother was a compulsive conformist, too (they can't help it...)! So glad we broke our own molds! hahaha ;D
Date: 3/12/2019 5:04:00 PM
Good work, good presentation Rhona, congratulations on your poems of the day.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Thank you so much!! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 5:04:00 PM
I loved this funny clever piece Rhona. Congratulations on having it honored for POTD! This is a fave for me! : )
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 8:01:00 PM
Thank you, Connie- I'm so glad!! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 1:27:00 PM
Hi Rhona, congratulations on being honored with POTD for this truly awesome poem. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 1:32:00 PM
Thanks, Jennifer!! Poetry hugs to you, too! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 12:45:00 PM
Dropping back to say a HUGE congrats on POTD:-) hugs jan xx
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 1:31:00 PM
Thank you so much, Jan! ;) *hugs*
Date: 3/12/2019 12:13:00 PM
Hi Rhona, This is my kind of write! I enjoyed everything about this write. Great title and content. Well done. Congratulations on getting the poem of the day. It well was deserved:-) Alexis
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:21:00 PM
Aawww, thank you for the wonderful compliment! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 11:55:00 AM
:) Soft smile. This is cute, clever and creative. My favorite thought- "I'm much too happy, carefree" It is amazing how wonderful moments can be, when happiness lingers. Congratulations Rhona, on Poem of the Day. :) Brandy
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:15:00 PM
Thank you for the lovely comment!! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 10:25:00 AM
Congratulations for POTD! Well done :)
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:14:00 PM
Thank you, Heidi! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 9:42:00 AM
Absolutely priceless! Rhyme and Rhythm like a dance. A fav. Congratulations!
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:13:00 PM
Aawww, thanks so much! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 8:41:00 AM
Congratulations Rhona, I greatly enjoyed your POTD!!
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:12:00 PM
Thank you, I'm so glad! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 8:30:00 AM
A rebellion against boredom!...Congrats on POTD..
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:12:00 PM
Yes!! Thank you! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 8:23:00 AM
Yours is a wonderful thing Rhôna, keep doing it. Congratulations on your POTD honor...
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:11:00 PM
Thank you so much!! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 8:16:00 AM
Rhona it is difficult to be the only one in the parade that is marching in step.....to that "distant drummer."..Love this one...well written, nice rhyme and easy flow....
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:11:00 PM
Thank you for the glowing praise!! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 7:53:00 AM
This poem conforms very well lol...Congrats!!! on POTD!! Rhona...happy endings my friend...^WW^...{*J*}
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Thank you so much, my winged friend! ;)
Date: 3/12/2019 7:52:00 AM
This poem bothered me in the best way. Congratulations on POTD, Rhona.
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Rhona McFerran
Date: 3/12/2019 11:59:00 AM
So glad, thanks!! ;)
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