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Val’s daughter was picking her nose Then wiping snot on Val’s new clothes When Val finds sticky mess Of green slime on her dress The distress in her quickly rose Green bogeys all over her sleeve So slimy they make poor Val heave To resolve this issue Hands daughter a tissue But bogeys on dress will not leave! Val’s outfit that once was pristine Is covered with snot of bright green To compound Val’s distress She cannot wash this dress Dry cleaning should get her dress clean! each stanza 8,8,6,6,8 checked with how many syllables 3/14/19

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Date: 3/17/2019 6:25:00 PM
Hi Allison: Just dropping by to say I loved your poem and wish you well....Ralph
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Date: 3/17/2019 6:41:00 PM
Hi Ralph, hope you are keeping well not seen you in a while:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/16/2019 6:32:00 PM
I like the theme of this triple Limerick, Jan...and the connection you made to the two green sleeves! Excellent humour for the weekend:) Hugs // paul
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Date: 3/17/2019 8:13:00 AM
thanks Paul I had fun with this one lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/15/2019 6:33:00 PM
Ha, GOOD GOOPEY snotty one, Jan!! Cute ending and how funny to be inspired by "green sleeves"
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Date: 3/15/2019 6:51:00 PM
lol Andrea i couldn't resist the title and music:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 3/15/2019 9:42:00 AM
LOL, I can picture this - a sure winner in the contest x
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Date: 3/15/2019 12:16:00 PM
I hope Carolyn picks it as a winner lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 3/15/2019 6:32:00 AM
What drippy, irreverent fun Jan!! and this is the first thing I read this morning !! Happy Friday xxoo
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Date: 3/15/2019 12:15:00 PM
Lol Mike,irreverent fun I like it:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 3/15/2019 1:45:00 AM
I don't even have to say I love the humor and wit in this poem, but I also love how you mix art forms. The photo is adorable, the music melts me more than you can ever guess. Yours truly, Shakespeare, Make Poetry Great Again!
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Date: 3/15/2019 12:15:00 PM
lolas you know I try to bring a bit of fun to the site and to brighten people's day with a little humour and after 5 years on soup if folks don't like my style they simply don't have to read it:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/15/2019 12:20:00 AM
I like your handle on this Limerick...it's entertaining...All the best Jan...
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Date: 3/15/2019 12:13:00 PM
Thanks Arturo:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 8:26:00 PM
Another snotty story that makes us roar, give us more Jan , and more, ! xo
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Date: 3/14/2019 8:29:00 PM
I'll try pixie although not everyone appreciates my humour lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 8:11:00 PM
A hilarious entry, Jan and bound to be a winner. That is the cutest picture of the little missy tweaking her schnoz! Glad you enjoyed the Greenhorn Cowpoke a typical drug store cowboy!
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Date: 3/14/2019 8:29:00 PM
Thanks so much Bob I'd be overjoyed if Carolyn picked it as a winner lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 6:53:00 PM
Hilarious! I thought it was going to turn into a St Patty's Day poem somehow, Jan. It is nice as it stands.
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Date: 3/14/2019 6:55:00 PM
Thanks Caren in truth I've never celebrated St Patrick's day seen too many drunks to want to join in:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 6:10:00 PM
Ha Ha, great one Jan, definitely a winner in the green contest!
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Date: 3/14/2019 6:12:00 PM
lol Tania I'm not sure what Carolyn will think lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 5:54:00 PM
We can tell you were a mum! Wiping boogers is not nearly as upsetting as watching them eat it! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 3/14/2019 5:56:00 PM
lol, it was actually inspired by a child I worked with in a day nursery when I was doing my childcare training lol :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 3:12:00 PM
OK..........As you told me once, "Thanks for sharing"....80) I feel like that almost has to be your baby picture!....... As always a very professionally done piece on a somewhat uncomfortable subject!. You are my hero!!!!............pat
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Date: 3/14/2019 3:16:00 PM
lol Pat it actually looks more like my sister when she was young - I had blonde curly hair lol:-)As poets we buck the trend Pat and prove poetry can be humourous it doesn't have to be stuffy and intellectual that only the writer understands it:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 2:26:00 PM
Hi Jan, I have often seen children picking their nose and wiping their hand anywhere or on anything, no wonder in a nursery school, the whole class will be infected with mumps, or measles from one child's green snot! Well not only green snot, coughing and spluttering also play their part! Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 3/14/2019 2:35:00 PM
I worked in a nursery where a child had 2 permanent green candlesticks it was vile:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 1:59:00 PM
- Green bogeys ... I google ... And that's quite normal :) - "Green snot is most often caused by a viral common cold, which antibiotics cannot treat - Healthy snot is made from water, proteins called mucins and salt - It becomes green after gathering dead viruses or bacteria and white blood cells, which oxide and change colour with time " :) ... a completely normal theme for the contest, Jan :))) - Good luck :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/14/2019 3:18:00 PM
I balk at having to go near mum's it really makes me heave!
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Date: 3/14/2019 2:53:00 PM
- My father "rolls the denture in and out " and it's always dirty ... I have to clean it (no one else does) ... but disgusting !!!!
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Date: 3/14/2019 2:35:00 PM
eww I can't do dentures it makes me feel sick when mum needs help!
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Date: 3/14/2019 2:25:00 PM
:))) .............. me too ........... snot, poop ... or slimy dentures ..... everything is normal :)
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Date: 3/14/2019 2:18:00 PM
ha ha ha I was laughing at your comment 'completely normal theme for the contest 'lol lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 1:10:00 PM
Kids always seem to find their nostrils, extract what's there and wipe it wherever lol. True to life Jan. Good luck. P.S. I always used a tissue when I was a kid, I think.
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Date: 3/14/2019 1:16:00 PM
lol Tom, when I was doing my training there was one kid called Simon he had 2 permanent green candlesticks coming out of his nose it was vile:-( I expect he's a dad by now and wonder if his kids were like him:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 3/14/2019 12:40:00 PM
Green bogeys do the bogey-wogey dance - so icky and awesome!
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Date: 3/14/2019 12:58:00 PM
thanks Michelle I had lots of reads no comments was thinking of pulling the poem from the contest, not sure what Carolyn will think but I'll take the chance lol:-) hugs jan xx