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Jack And Jillian

A modern nursery rhyme Jack and Jillian were sweethearts They lived on a midwestern farm Ravaged by drought one summer Lack of water sounded the alarm So they set out to fetch a bucket At a spring not too far from home Half mile down the road they traveled Came upon a hill they had known As they started up this familiar hill Jack lost his footing and fell down Jillian came tumbling after him They both had broken their crowns Jack got to his feet immediately Ran home as fast as he could caper Wrapped his head with a bandage Of vinegar and handy brown paper Moral of this modern nursery rhyme Never trust a fellow named Jack He'll love you and leave you stranded And probably never come back! © Jack Ellison 2013

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Date: 8/7/2013 7:17:00 PM
Oh no, Jack! You didn't!! This is brilliant! Absolutely brilliant! Always, Laura
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Jack Ellison
Date: 8/7/2013 7:43:00 PM
You are sweet! Absolutely sweet! Thank you and warm hugs to you, nice lady! xoxoxox
Date: 8/7/2013 4:55:00 PM
Yes, Dragon... if you save fair maiden Jillian you'll be a true hero... But you've got to find her first... No you burned the map... No I won't buy you another... and no! It Won't tell you where fair maid Jillian is... There is no X marks the spot... Silly Dragon!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 8/7/2013 5:36:00 PM
Jillian is in an undisclosed location recuperating from her broken crown! If my sources find out where she is, we'll let Dragon know! Hugs, Jacko xoxox
Date: 8/7/2013 4:33:00 PM
Ya think he tripped Jillian on his way down? That's why she fell too? Ahhhhh you do keep us going Jackster.....
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Date: 8/7/2013 5:39:00 PM
Now why what you think so badly of Jack... he's a nice young fellow! LOL Warm hugs, Jack (not related) xoxox
Date: 8/7/2013 3:35:00 PM
Cute one..Got a chuckle..Sara
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Date: 8/7/2013 5:25:00 PM
Thank you Sara... much appreciated! Big hugs, Jack xoxox
Date: 8/7/2013 1:46:00 PM
Hahahaha. I had me a good laugh on this one, Jack. Good going, my friend. Licia :-)
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Date: 8/7/2013 2:53:00 PM
Happy to hear you had a good giggle! Warm hugs, Jack xoxox
Date: 8/7/2013 11:11:00 AM
you are wickedly hilarious, jack!...i hope you'll make a book on your anecdotes; it will be off the shelves before you know it... fantastic!.) huggs
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Jack Ellison
Date: 8/7/2013 12:08:00 PM
Nette dear lady... thanks for your oh so kind words! Heart love and bunches of hugs, Jack xox
Date: 8/7/2013 10:32:00 AM
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.....Good thing your name is Kenny! ;) YOU NAUGHTY BOY! :) LOVED IT!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 8/7/2013 12:06:00 PM
Oh my dear sweet Desert Orchid... a day without Eileen is like a day without sunshine! Hugs from the heart, dear lady! xoxoxox
Date: 8/7/2013 9:23:00 AM
Ha ha, you sure know how to tickle my funny bone my friend! Yeah I saw below that Drake commented that YOUR name is Jack, ha ha, yes, you might have stumbled upon something, just kidding! You are one of the kindest men here on the Soup, I really enjoy reading your poetry and your comments are always very enlightening! What a tremendous piece this one truly is, Great Work!!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 8/7/2013 9:34:00 AM
You are a cool dude my good friend Russell! Thanks! Drake is one my favourite poets here on the Soup... so very very talented!
Date: 8/7/2013 8:35:00 AM
Terrific, once again!! Ha! =) But, YOUR name is Jack. So...come on man! lol =D
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Jack Ellison
Date: 8/7/2013 8:42:00 AM
Okay Okay it's semi-biographical! LOL But I'm r-e-a-l-l-y quite a nice guy!
Date: 8/7/2013 7:35:00 AM
lol, this should be the teenage version of the story, very much enjoyed this fun read, ~always, Linda
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Date: 8/7/2013 7:43:00 AM
Just having a little bit of fun, my dear Linda! Hugs from the heart! xoxox