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Not Rearing Pigs

I received a cheque for three thousand pounds For not rearing fifty pigs! I laughed and I cried, I was aghast, so I danced a little jig! The difficulty is…. not knowing how You keep a detailed account? Of the pigs not reared in any one month, It could be a large amount! So I wrote and asked which pigs not to rear Was it bacon or porkers as well? Gloucesters and Saddlebacks were both rare breeds As far as I could tell! Do I get a large bonus for not rearing these? Put me down for a hundred a night. In six months or so a millionaire I’d become: I won’t put up much of a fight!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008




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Date: 11/30/2008 4:52:00 AM
Robert - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John
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Date: 11/11/2008 9:07:00 AM
Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar
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Date: 11/2/2008 2:56:00 PM
Very clever write, Robert that educated me as to some types of pigs ... don't know when I'll have use for such information but I smile just the same ... and so good luck to another "first round survivor" from across the pond! Congratulations!
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Date: 11/1/2008 4:59:00 PM
Robert - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless
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Date: 10/28/2008 9:25:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/24/2008 2:52:00 PM
Thanks for allowing me to chuckle with your words. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Karen
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Date: 10/22/2008 2:44:00 PM
Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/19/2008 9:11:00 PM
Robert this poem cracked me up - Congrats on being featured this week - God Bless
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Date: 10/19/2008 5:03:00 PM
Congratulations Robert on your featured write of the week! Love, Shar
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