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Swan Lake Toes ache Can't sleep Count sheep Eat slow Don't throw Won race First place Do crime Serve time Drink gin Room spin Keep fit Don't sit Up late Bed waits Cold spell Wrap well Don't smoke You'll choke Don't bore They'll snore Drink wine Cloud nine Black ice Think twice Good wife No strife Aim high Touch sky First kiss Don't miss Dry plains Need rains Red rose Pleased nose Beach girl Heads twirl First night Stage fright
Written 2nd July 2020 For Strand completely new (4) poetry contest. Sponsored By Brian Strand.

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Date: 7/5/2020 1:37:00 PM
Absolutely stunning piece Tom, really superb and definitely one of your best so must make it a favourite. Hope all's well, Blessings,Gordon
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Date: 7/5/2020 2:08:00 PM
Thank you Gordon, I'm happy that you enjoyed them, I love humour and my first attempt at these. Hope you're well too, quite breezy here but dry. Thanks too for the fave. Tom
Date: 7/5/2020 11:32:00 AM
Huge congrats on your win my dear friend. A fav... God bless...
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Date: 7/5/2020 11:39:00 AM
Thank you Robert, It did surprise me given the fact it was my first footle. Tom
Date: 7/5/2020 11:27:00 AM
Congratulation on your win. A Great And Fun Write. Enjoy your win and day...........
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Date: 7/5/2020 11:40:00 AM
Thank you Paula, I'm pleased you enjoyed them. Tom
Date: 7/5/2020 10:58:00 AM
This needed to win Tom, Wow, I am so impressed, a great write, and so excellently executed, poetic perfection - Blessings my friend, Jennifer.
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Date: 7/5/2020 11:07:00 AM
Thank you Jennifer, I'm glad you enjoyed them, it amazes me how two lines four syllables can say so much. Tom
Date: 7/5/2020 6:11:00 AM
Wow Tom, this is such fun to read. I have never heard of this form. Many congrats for your win in Brian's contest 4, so very well done Tom. Hope your Sunday is peaceful and sunny. Lovely here, but still a strong wind. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Date: 7/5/2020 11:03:00 AM
Thank you very much Anne, I enjoyed composing them and once I started I couldn't stop, I had seen them before, actually it was Brian who Invented the form. Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 11:38:00 PM
G'day Tom … some very good advice in so few words. Well done Tom - Lindsay
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Date: 7/5/2020 2:35:00 AM
Thank you Lindsay, once I started I couldn't stop. Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 8:32:00 PM
first kiss, don't miss. That was hilarious, Tom!! and I see you won. Big congrats.
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Date: 7/5/2020 2:34:00 AM
Thank you Andrea, I've never forgot mine lol. Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 4:36:00 PM
This is a fun write enjoyed Tom!
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Date: 7/4/2020 4:41:00 PM
Thank you very much John, a form I'd never tried until now, after I wrote one they started flowing. Pleased you enjoyed them. Enjoy your weekend. Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 3:54:00 PM
You did these really well... Hope weather is improving where you are..
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Date: 7/4/2020 4:00:00 PM
Thank you S.O. Still cloudy and windy but quite humid. The warm spell is set to return, bring it on. Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 2:21:00 PM
Great fun, Tom, I enjoyed this Footle. Congrats on your win. Cheers, John
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Date: 7/4/2020 3:02:00 PM
Thank you John, pleased you enjoyed them. Happy 4th July. Enjoy your weekend Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 9:08:00 AM
Fun poem, Tom. Delightful. Congrats on your top win.
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Date: 7/4/2020 9:39:00 AM
Thank you Line, they were fun to write. Tom
Date: 7/4/2020 7:38:00 AM
Tom what a clever write! Congrats on your top win!;)
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Date: 7/4/2020 9:00:00 AM
Thank you Brenda, glad you enjoyed them. Tom
Date: 7/3/2020 3:53:00 PM
First kiss Don't miss, how many times did we miss.. love the footless, Tom.
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Date: 7/3/2020 4:39:00 PM
Haha Thanks Eve, glad you liked them, but over time we knew which way our partner tilted their heads and got it right.. Tom
Date: 7/3/2020 3:53:00 PM
That is an excellent string of footles, Tom...some serious, others witty! All enjoyable. Regards // paul
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Date: 7/3/2020 4:37:00 PM
Thank you Paul, was looking at poems from the day before and saw one and thought I'd never done one, one came to mind and they just kept coming. Tom
Date: 7/3/2020 5:38:00 AM
Marvelous footles, fun, profound, uplifting, wise! Superb work my friend, Tom! Loved them! Blessings
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Date: 7/3/2020 5:53:00 AM
Thank you Demetrios, first attempt, I think I'm addicted lol Tom
Date: 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
Out of many fun footles, I like "Swan Lake / Toes ache" and "Don't bore / they'll snore" the best. Thanks for sharing, Tom!
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Date: 7/3/2020 3:27:00 AM
Thank you John, my first attempt, they are addictive once you start. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 9:28:00 PM
Write, right!
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Date: 7/3/2020 3:24:00 AM
Thank you Timothy. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 7:35:00 PM
Well done...I read it running...
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Date: 7/3/2020 3:23:00 AM
Thank you Arturo, glad you liked them. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 7:26:00 PM
These are fun, Tom, and full of great advice! Blessings, Rhonda xx
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Date: 7/3/2020 3:23:00 AM
Thank you Rhonda, decided to give them a go as I'd never written one before. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 6:41:00 PM
Kind of a Treasure trove of advice here, my friend. Had to stop at 'first kiss, don't miss.' -- as I didn't even come close. Oh, well... the 2nd one was a little better. Cheers, Gershon
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Date: 7/3/2020 3:22:00 AM
Haha, mine wasn't much better, why do noses get in the way. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 5:54:00 PM
clever string of footles i do love this form once I start I cant stop!:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 7/3/2020 3:21:00 AM
Thank you Jan, after reading one on here decided I'd write a couple but they just kept coming lol. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 5:34:00 PM
Really enjoyed, each a short tale in itself. Good job,Tom. Pangie xx
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Date: 7/2/2020 5:37:00 PM
Thank you Panagiota, saw one on here yesterday and thought I'd give it a go. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 4:24:00 PM
I smiled to the end of your list, Tom. I've not heard of this form, but it sure does allow for humor. Thanks for posting these.
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Jenna Logan
Date: 7/3/2020 8:14:00 AM
I think your first attempt was a success!
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 7/2/2020 4:57:00 PM
Thank you Jenna, glad you enjoyed them, the form was created by Brian Strand who is a poet on here. My first attempt. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 2:24:00 PM
- Fun to read, Tom :))) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/2/2020 2:30:00 PM
Thank you Anne, Hope you're keeping well. Tom
Date: 7/2/2020 1:54:00 PM
Each one a poem on its own merits, together they dazzle-- awesome write, Tom. Have never written one.
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Date: 7/2/2020 2:02:00 PM
Thank you Vijay, was looking at poems and saw someone had written one and after a while they started jumping out at me lol, my first attempt. Tom