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Deceased Released Goodbye I cry Church pew Hurts you My bum Now numb No droppin* The coffin! 4th March 2015 Written before dad’s funeral - I'll take my cushion to sit on lol * not proper footle but I had to add it!

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Date: 3/19/2017 8:44:00 AM
Sometimes it's that vein of dark, dark humour that helps us cope with traumatic situations. Well written!
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Date: 3/19/2017 5:37:00 PM
I totally agree with you John:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 10/22/2016 3:02:00 PM
Very creative and audacious, Jan. Finding humor in sad situations is a rare thing. Lifts heavy spirits w/light-hearted humor. Ty for the joy ride. I think footles was meant for wise cracking ghetto guys like me. I can excel in this ... drop dead tomb head. Well I'll keep practicing. Nice write though. Much love from the RW (Romantic Warrior.)
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Date: 3/19/2017 5:37:00 PM
I have a footles contest up Freddie - do give it a try:-) hope you are feeling better now:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 10/7/2016 8:10:00 AM
Awww, yeah, I understand that and I give you a belated HUG :) At the funeral of my friends father they accidentally didn't play a Bach cantate, but a sing-along-song. It was horrible and hilarious the same time. Everyone laughing and the tension was gone, it was good.
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Date: 3/19/2017 5:35:00 PM
I can write humour at the drop of a hat even in the most difficult circumstances - I have another early poem 'lettuce pray' about a funeral - it could only happen to me - a true story:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/7/2015 2:21:00 PM
You are so funny, Jan...There's humor in every situation, and I think laughter really is the best medicine...I hope you're doing alright...I'm trying to catch up on some reading so I'll be visiting more of your pages...:)
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Date: 3/7/2015 2:28:00 PM
I still try and maintain a sense of humour Rhonda:-) - thankfully the coffin came in on a trolley - guess health and safety has stopped it being carried now! :-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/6/2015 2:04:00 AM
G'day Jan... They say that there's a touch of humour in everything Jan and I guess a numb bum and fear of droppin' the coffin may not be humour but its something to think about. Regards Jan - Lindsay
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Date: 3/6/2015 3:42:00 AM
I wrote it before dad's funeral - the only thing I dropped was the hymn book lol:-) Hugs jan xx
Date: 3/5/2015 5:17:00 AM
Sometimes humor is what gets us through. Hope you are doing okay. Sending prayers your way. Hugs Janet
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Date: 3/5/2015 7:20:00 AM
I am doing fine apart from being terribly tired - its time to move on now for us all:-) Hugs jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 4:57:00 PM
I am glad that all went well for you and your humor helped carry you through. The choice of a footle for the final poem and for today was very good. I hope that everything will start improving for you soon and the rest of the year is tranquil and happy. Love Shane xxx
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Date: 3/4/2015 5:05:00 PM
Thanks Shane:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 2:07:00 PM
That last one was funny nonetheless, Jan. How are you today? I hope things are getting better and better for you. It's been one horrendous new year for you!! But you keep up with poetry and comments. Awesome!
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Date: 3/4/2015 2:10:00 PM
I am doing fine Andrea:-) had to go with the final one - it was appropriate today especially - even though its not a footle! Hugs jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 1:53:00 PM
I like the positive energy of these footless despite what you had gone through, jan... stay lively!.. huggs
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Date: 3/4/2015 2:03:00 PM
Thanks Nette I still try and write with humour and I had to go with the flow on this one:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 12:47:00 PM
Hahaha, behave woman, my sides are hurting now, hugs, James xx
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Date: 3/4/2015 3:30:00 PM
Ok I will:-) Hugs Jan xxx
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Date: 3/4/2015 2:03:00 PM
Bring on the cheek I say xx
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Date: 3/4/2015 2:01:00 PM
I had to pen a poem this morning James and in the circumstances this was appropriate ... I do have a cheeky little limerick to post but this one took precedence:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 11:07:00 AM
it's great that you can find some humor at this time. these are excellent!
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Date: 3/4/2015 2:00:00 PM
Thanks Ilene - I try and smile when i can in fact their was a lot of laughter at the funeral - makes it so much easier - no tears at all:-)hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 10:32:00 AM
It's a fine footie by me, Jan. I should try to write one. Thanks for the stop, dear lady. / M
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Date: 3/4/2015 10:37:00 AM
I wanted to post something before the funeral today Maurice - thought i could combine sadness of the funeral with a little humour - in fact there was much humour in the service and he was wheeled in not carried in so no chance of being dropped!:-) Hugs jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 9:49:00 AM
clever, these are bittersweet, sadness tinged with humour...I'm hopeless at footles but you have a natural aptitude for them - hugs to you, charlotte
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Date: 3/4/2015 9:53:00 AM
So lovely to see you back Charlotte:-) I wrote these this morning before the funeral - I still retain my sense of humour:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 6:46:00 AM
Hugs Jan .... Lovely Footle. Bev :)
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Date: 3/4/2015 8:18:00 AM
Thanks Bev :-) I needed to smile today of all days:-) Hugs Jan xxx
Date: 3/4/2015 6:09:00 AM
Jan, your light heart is so refreshing.. You're truly one in a million!
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Date: 3/4/2015 8:18:00 AM
I had to have a bit of fun today of all days Dave - I read the crying candle at the service - it was so well received people want copies:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 5:54:00 AM
Hi sweet Jan ...Humour is the best medicine for a broken heart..So keep it up ..and I pray/today : ) I pray for you and yours-Hugs
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Date: 3/4/2015 8:17:00 AM
Thanks Charma - it went well - time to move forward now:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 3:49:00 AM
Bye dad......so sad.......hugs and prayers Tim
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Date: 3/4/2015 4:14:00 AM
Aww that's a great one Tim:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 3:27:00 AM
<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 //hugs Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/4/2015 3:31:00 AM
Thanks Anne Lise - I have to laugh even today:-) Hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/4/2015 3:07:00 AM
Very positive and light way to look at funerals, dear Jan. Just take the cushion so your bum will have...some fun!
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Date: 3/4/2015 3:30:00 AM
We are taking a cushion for mum bless her - I will suffer in silence lol:-) Hugs Jan xxx