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“Being crazy isn't enough.” ? Dr. Seuss

Jabberwocky's growl
Jabberwocky howl
howl at little girls
howl at the moon
moon with your pants down
moon over Manhattan
Manhattan nights
Manhattan Knights
Knights in White Satin
Knights with Bat ears
ears of a donkey
ears of a rabbit
rabbit across the street
Rabbit Run
run for your life
run the stocking
stocking up
stocking legs
legs on a flamingo
legs under the table
table talk
table manners
"manners" said Alice?
"manners" said the Queen
Queen of Hearts
Queen of the May
May I
may you
you may
you can
can can
can do
do what?
do who?
who said that?
who yoo-hooed
yoo-hoed a yodel
yoo-hooed on cue
cue up the table
cue ones and two's
two's are for pairs
two's for tea
tea totalers
tea bags
bags for a season
bags for a reason
reason or not
reason be damned
damned
not



Debbie Guzzi
8/8/15









Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 9/11/2015 3:28:00 PM
Enjoyable words! Quite clever! Yes, you can see poems in the subways and buses here - some of them are really good, too. Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 9/6/2015 7:20:00 PM
Now that was a trip. A magnificent jumble of words, well earned its win. I feel honoured that you have asked my help with twitter, I'll send Soup Mail.
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Date: 8/29/2015 7:37:00 AM
Debbie.. Congrats on your winning placement in this clever contest.. Loved what you did with your quote from Dr. Seuss!
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Date: 8/27/2015 12:04:00 PM
Omygoodness !!! this was so fun !!! You are on a roll here !!! Blitzed by a hit !!
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Date: 8/26/2015 11:21:00 AM
Caught you in a crazy mood. This is how I get watching T,V. commercials or just about any n0-star movie. Good stuff. Love, daver
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Date: 8/25/2015 12:27:00 PM
I feel like I just got run over and I'm smiling. enjoyed this one a lot, warm thoughts, Ralph
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Date: 8/21/2015 11:09:00 PM
Great write I don't know but there something that's sensual about this piece...may be it a sublime theme...*****blessings
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Date: 8/17/2015 11:00:00 PM
Wonderful quote n a superb poem dear Debbie! Congrats on big win!
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Date: 8/17/2015 4:19:00 PM
This was fun and transported me to another world! Thank you for entering and Grats on placing!
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Date: 8/17/2015 3:28:00 PM
LOL, I just love it. the best flow in this contest... Debbie, congrats in "Casarah Nance"s" contest... SKAT LOVE
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 8/17/2015 4:35:00 PM
Thanks I think I SHOWED crazy pretty well aye?
Date: 8/17/2015 11:21:00 AM
Crazy but fun read! Congratulations on the win!
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Date: 8/17/2015 9:08:00 AM
Dropping back with my congrats Debbie:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/15/2015 1:15:00 PM
What a fabulous penned here, I love how you penned it, it is beautiful and excellence............A.M.
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Date: 8/15/2015 5:35:00 AM
A non-sensical work..Way to go..Thanks for stopping by..The encyclopedia said that down is a conjunction or a preposition one or the other..Can't remember..LOL..The only reason that I did it that way..Thanks..Sara
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Date: 8/12/2015 4:09:00 PM
Love your creativity, Debbie! No, being crazy is not enough; you have to provide credentials to prove it! A winning blitz, if I may say so:) All the best. // paul
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 8/12/2015 4:09:00 PM
I am trying hard to work as a writer LOL I have worked on my writing everyday since 2003. I Write, refine, submit, edit, judge, READ! daily Mary and believe me when I tell you its for love of it because you can not eat on what you make.
Date: 8/12/2015 4:02:00 PM
Debbie, you are astonishing. Do you work as a writer? Did you study poetry?And there goes my chance to place in this contest!
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Date: 8/11/2015 4:58:00 PM
An entertaining tribute to two childhood favorites, Dr. Suess and Alice in Wonderland... Very creative and well written, Debbie. Good luck in Casarah's contest!... Your "bells" themed contest was a joy to write for. Thank you so much for giving my poem a 3rd place :)
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 8/11/2015 5:15:00 PM
You earn all the acclaim you get Kelly.:)
Date: 8/10/2015 5:45:00 PM
I like the style I'm going to try Hugs Eve
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Date: 8/9/2015 9:51:00 PM
Debbie, love the blitz and thanks for visiting my flag poem
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Date: 8/9/2015 3:42:00 PM
I like the style and the structure. A 7!
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Date: 8/9/2015 2:10:00 AM
wow Debbie this is so creative love the imagery - good luck in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 8/8/2015 9:46:00 PM
Lol I love this! My kind of poetry :)
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 8/8/2015 10:16:00 PM
How nice of YOU I haven't heard from you in too long BIG hugs!