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Killin' Time

I try to be a model citizen and live an upright life, Though on occasion I've been accused of killin' time! I've always considered it a harmless and victimless crime, But I must admit my spells of dolce far niente have been so rife! I suppose some folks consider killin' time an abominable crime. Well, if that is so I reckon I'm as culpable as anyone around! Should I face a judge and jury I would most likely be found, Guilty of murder and sent to Leavensworth for the crime of killin' time! Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired © All Rights Reserved Entry for Barbara Gorelick's "Once Upon A 'Time'" Contest

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Date: 12/6/2010 4:44:00 AM
Excellent entry, Sarge. Enjoyed. Good luck. Ralph
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Date: 12/1/2010 4:03:00 AM
Hey there Bob, I absolutely love your way of killin' time, today I wish I could do that... :)Good luck for BG's contest, enjoy the week further ~ Wilma
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Date: 11/28/2010 3:06:00 PM
Very creative entry for the contest..I am glad that you thought of this topic..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work.. Good luck in the contest with this one that reads like a sure winner..Sara
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Date: 11/28/2010 2:00:00 PM
Loved the first twoo lines, enjoyed! -Mitchell
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Date: 11/28/2010 8:33:00 AM
LOL I don't think you'll end up in Leavensworth, Bob, but this poem will surely earn you a spot in the winners' circle. Clever and witty approach to the contest. Best wishes for success! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 11/27/2010 10:34:00 PM
Great thoughts.Beautifully written for the contest.Good luck,Robert
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Date: 11/27/2010 5:06:00 PM
Excellent piece Bob and good luck in BG's contest.. my entry is "Ticking Through Tomorrow".. lots of good lines and exceptional rhyme as well .. good luck my friend.. awesome entry .. with luv.
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Date: 11/27/2010 2:10:00 PM
Wonderful, simply wonderful flowing poetry, Bob, with this unique theme of killing time, sure a high place winner.
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