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Here lie the remains of Ethel Brown A circus clown from County Down She’s buried wearing her red plastic nose ‘Twill be the last of Ethel to decompose! An Epitaph to Make Us Laugh 2 Poetry Contest Sponsored by Jesse Rowe 4/12/19

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Date: 5/9/2019 12:52:00 PM
Hello Jan, oh poor Ethel Brown,now she is resting in peace. have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 5/7/2019 11:53:00 PM
So clever, Jan! And the illustration is perfect. Congrats on being on the Best New Poems list too. I can see why. It certainly made me smile. :D
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Date: 5/7/2019 6:22:00 PM
Absolutely hilarious Jan!
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Date: 5/7/2019 5:49:00 PM
We can always count on Jan to get it right. She's always a good one to turn to when you need a lift. Thanks again Jan for sharing your poetic humor with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
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Date: 5/4/2019 6:00:00 PM
Hi Jan: A very witty epitaph, Congratulations!
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Date: 5/3/2019 1:54:00 PM
Lol. You know what them poets say: Death be not proud, and what not
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Date: 5/3/2019 1:58:00 PM
I had fun with the contest and as for 'dead poets' they need to get a life lol:-) hope all is good with you and your lovely mum, do send her my best wishes:-) I hope she still drops by my poop poems from time to time:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/25/2019 10:50:00 PM
Dropping back with my Congrats on your win Jan..
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Date: 5/3/2019 1:57:00 PM
thanks Joseph:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/17/2019 8:17:00 PM
I guess there were plenty of laughs at Ethyl's funeral Jan. The problem with clowns is you don't know whether they're being fair-dinkum or not. Thank you Jan for another bout of wit - Lindsay
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Date: 5/3/2019 1:56:00 PM
thanks Lindsay:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/13/2019 1:45:00 PM
HA HA HA! It’s the only good thing with plastic... something about us that can out last us. Cute, funny, another good giggle.
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Date: 4/13/2019 1:55:00 PM
thanks for dropping by Edlynn have missed you around:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 6:11:00 PM
hilarious, my friend!!
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:26:00 PM
so glad Tania lured me back with her limerick contest - am going to write a string of epitaphs too they are fun:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 3:01:00 PM
If they had made her tombstone out of plastic, future generations would know whose nose they found! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:25:00 PM
lol Rico:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 8:17:00 AM
It’s so nice to see you still making people smile.
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:24:00 PM
I will never leave the site Rick and will always try and make folk smile I've had so many mails from people saying how much they miss my poems and how they brighten their day, Just back for a few contests still taking much needed time out from soup though :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 8:12:00 AM
Ethel Brown was a smelly clown whose flatulence was known all over town. She didn’t care she’d let them rip. The last time so hard it made her trip. So sad so sad she now Rests in Pease, the weeping weeping did hardly cease. Yes the air is so much fresher I guess true diamonds are made under pressure.
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:22:00 PM
lol Rick:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 6:34:00 AM
Haha...You composed this one nicely Jan
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:22:00 PM
love your dentist one Joseph!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ew that’s a bit ghoulish lol!
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:21:00 PM
just clowning around Nina lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 2:39:00 AM
Hahaha, nice one, Jan:)
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Date: 4/12/2019 7:21:00 PM
thanks Jo:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/12/2019 12:45:00 AM
Haha ,like it Jan, good luck. Tom
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Date: 4/12/2019 2:32:00 AM
Cheers Tom I am still taking a back seat from soup but have been tempted to enter a couple of contests with older poems and 2 for humour contests:-) Tania dangled the carrot with the limerick contest and I couldn't resist:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/11/2019 11:07:00 PM
I have two friends who are clowns. I believe they probably will be buried with their red noses on. Lol. Nice one.
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Date: 4/12/2019 2:30:00 AM
oh how fun Bette you'll have to show them my poem lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/11/2019 10:24:00 PM
Hahaha , love it , Jan. good luck in the contest. hugs eve
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Date: 4/12/2019 2:29:00 AM
thanks Eve, I'm not really active on soup but couldn't resist this contest:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/11/2019 8:57:00 PM
I love it Jan! You are so wonderful at writing humor. Wish I could write half as well. hugs, Connie : ) xxoo
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Date: 4/12/2019 2:28:00 AM
I've been inspired to write for a couple of humour contests Connie - Tania dangled the carrot with a limerick contest and I had to write!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/11/2019 6:38:00 PM
Brilliant, Jan! Destined for a top win indeed! Glad Cecil the Magician epitaph gladdened your heart. Here's another: "Buster was shot while fencin' his plunder; Now he lies molderin' six feet under!" or "Bob sank without a trace & things looked grim; He tried to tell 'em he couldn't swim!"
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Date: 4/11/2019 6:43:00 PM
ha ha ha love those funny lines especially the last epitaph:-) think I'm going to have to write more to go in my book lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 4/11/2019 6:26:00 PM
Loved this, what a hoot Jan. :)
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Date: 4/11/2019 6:44:00 PM
thanks Gary its good to post a funny poem on soup I've been inspired by a couple of the contests but still am not active here:-) hugs jan xx