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Below is the poem entitled FANCY FOOT FACTORY which was written by poet Laura Leiser. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I've pushed and shoved my way 
to the front of the field trip line
for I desperately desire to go 
to the Fancy Foot Factory!

I have dreamed about this day for
like forever, so desirous am I to
trade in these freakishly funny looking feet
for smooth, svelte, sophisticated
small and oh so dainty feet
with the most admirable, manicured
toenails on the planet.

From the first moment I became
aware of my frightfully large 
phalanges (I even recall playing
with my long toes as a kid)
and comparing them with other
normal kid's feet, I felt like
a female hobbit (fortunately, my
feet aren't hairy!)

They say the Fancy Foot Factory will guarantee
their foot replacement work, so I can feel
fancy and fashionable 
for the right fee, of course!

One question, though. Do they come 
with a lifetime supply of stylish sandals?

Written on 3/16/2017
For "And Now For Something Completely Different" contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 4/14/2017 4:34:00 AM
That's so funny! Lots of lovely alliteration and some indelible images! Well-done!
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Date: 3/19/2017 9:52:00 AM
Think they have a less hairy back factory? Mine looks like a wheat field in an oil slick. Fun write Laura...
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/19/2017 4:23:00 PM
Ha, my husband's back looks like that, too, Charlie..thanks for your comments :)
Date: 3/18/2017 8:53:00 AM
Lol, Laura, nicely done.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/19/2017 4:21:00 PM
Thank you, James. :)
Date: 3/17/2017 12:18:00 PM
This poem embodies the kaleidoscope of colors and a fountain of sparkling phases that paint and create magic upon the page. It tantalizes us with succulent imagery to seduce us with the nectar of poetic creativity. Well done. Emile. #7
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/17/2017 12:24:00 PM
Awe, thanks Emile! It all came to me so quickly and I enjoyed using a lot of alliteration. I appreciate your kind comments, too :)
Date: 3/17/2017 11:36:00 AM
A wonderful write for the contest, Laura. Best wishes. T.J
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/17/2017 12:03:00 PM
Thanks, Teppo! I'm glad you like my brand of humor :)
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/17/2017 11:58:00 AM
Thanks, Teppo! I'm glad you like my brand of humor :)
Date: 3/17/2017 12:40:00 AM
Marvelous idea. Wonder if it's true you have large feet.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/17/2017 10:15:00 AM
Oh yes, I really do have big feet for my size! :)
Date: 3/16/2017 6:56:00 PM
This big footed gal enjoyed this Something Completely Different! Good luck in the contest! :)
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Laura Leiser
Date: 3/16/2017 7:46:00 PM
Thanks, Maureen! Glad you liked my brand of humor...and I really do have BIG feet for my size :O