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O Teenage Metabolism, Where Art Thou

When I was a teen, I would munch My way through the whole Sunday brunch. I'd destroy that buffet, Then as we walked away, I'd ask my poor mother, "When's lunch?"

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Date: 1/18/2021 10:26:00 AM
Sounds like my husband lol. Enjoy your day John :)
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Date: 6/21/2020 10:34:00 AM
This reminiscence masterpiece has resuscitated my teenage chocolate and biscuits munching appetite Sometimes in nooks and canines, I did keep away and munch ;reprimands of my mama And one thing I did get disgusted of is skipping my Lunch ....no way!!!!!! So it goes into my fave Thanks for sharing John.
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John Watt
Date: 6/21/2020 9:14:00 PM
Thanks, my friend. It was nice hearing your story about being a hungry young man. Enjoy those biscuits!
Date: 6/9/2020 2:35:00 PM
Loving this one again. This is the kind of poem I would definitely place as a numbered placement, not a mere HM. Remember, do not go the humorous route. heehee!!
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Date: 6/9/2020 3:48:00 PM
I know, I keep forgetting, haha! Thanks for the affirmation, my friend, that means more to me than a win.
Date: 6/8/2020 6:10:00 PM
That's my brother! Even though I'm 15 I eat like a bird. He isn't even 13 yet and he eats more than my whole family put together sometimes. A few more weeks and he'll surpass my whopping 5'6 height. He'll eat seconds then ask for an apple or banana, crackers, cookies, ramen noodles, etc till the next meal comes, I loved this! Thanks for writing this John it's so relatable! ~Lili
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Date: 6/8/2020 6:23:00 PM
Haha! I guess I relate to your brother! I'm 60 now and those days are longggg behind me!
Date: 2/12/2020 1:34:00 PM
Very clean nice one!! My son would do that! Congrats!!
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Date: 2/12/2020 5:05:00 PM
Krish, this limerick seems to have scored high on the "I can relate to that" scale, lol! Thanks for the visit
Date: 2/11/2020 3:48:00 PM
Loving this one again. Congrats on a very well deserved win.
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Date: 2/11/2020 4:56:00 PM
Andrea, thanks for the 2nd visit. I guess I didn't get the memo that limericks are supposed to be about hootchie koo *wink wink nudge nudge*. Next time, I'll know, haha!
Date: 2/10/2020 10:46:00 PM
lol.. true.. Congrats on your great win..
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John Watt
Date: 2/11/2020 1:00:00 AM
Thanks for stopping by, Jenish.
Date: 2/10/2020 4:51:00 PM
LOL...Love this, John. There's something about eating at a Chinese buffet. I'm always hungry an hour later (lol) Great Limerick! Congratulations on your win! CM
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Date: 2/10/2020 6:30:00 PM
Charles, thanks for the visit (and your great comment, lol), I'm glad you enjoyed it. ~ John
Date: 2/10/2020 2:37:00 PM
John, congratulations on your winning placement with your cute limerick!
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Date: 2/10/2020 2:47:00 PM
Tania, thank you for hosting this ~ it really brought out the humorous side of our fellow Soupers. You picked some great winners. I'm humbled by the high placement ~ John
Date: 2/10/2020 1:41:00 PM
If you ever find a way to restore that teenage metabolism, pleas pass along the secret, John. As funny as this limerick is, thee's also a lot of truth in it. Congratulations on your win! Hugs, Carolyn
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John Watt
Date: 2/10/2020 2:17:00 PM
Carolyn, as much as I miss my teenage metabolism, I do not miss the angst, acne, awkwardness, or the raging hormones! Thanks for the kind visit. Hugs ~ John
Date: 2/10/2020 12:17:00 PM
Dropping back with my congratulations on your win John:-) Hugs Jan xx
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John Watt
Date: 2/10/2020 1:26:00 PM
Thanks Jan! Loved your bawdy/body limerick!
Date: 2/10/2020 11:54:00 AM
Haha, nice one John. Although as the mother of two boys yet to reach their teens I can also see the UNFUNNY side lol!
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John Watt
Date: 2/10/2020 1:04:00 PM
Nina, the all-you-can-eat buffets may just save your nest egg! Thanks for the visit, friend ~ John
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Nina Parmenter
Date: 2/10/2020 12:57:00 PM
I’m digging up th top of my garden to grow potatoes. Actually I really might do that!!
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 2/10/2020 12:17:00 PM
Take out a second mortgage Nina! Xxxx
Date: 2/10/2020 11:26:00 AM
CONGRATS on your well-deserved win, John! Good one! Janice
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John Watt
Date: 2/10/2020 1:00:00 PM
Thanks Janice! Just read your limerick and it cracked me up... keep smiling, my friend!
Date: 2/7/2020 10:56:00 AM
oh yeah I raised a couple sons and have seen that appetite … funny how it dwindled in time for them to pay for their own food... enjoyed this one... best wishes in the contest...
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John Watt
Date: 2/7/2020 4:10:00 PM
Ha, it was like getting a raise at work when my son started paying for his own meals! Thank you Sandra ~ hugs
Date: 2/4/2020 7:27:00 PM
yes, where did it go???? I lost mine at age 14 (woman thing). Men are far more fortunate. They can go up to about age 30 and still eat like animals!!! Love this.
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Date: 2/4/2020 11:52:00 PM
You're so right. My son just turned 30, so I'm advising him to watch his calories and stay active. It sneaks up on you! Thanks for the comment, my friend ~ John
Date: 2/4/2020 3:57:00 AM
I have a son who grew to 6'3" and could eat his weight it seemed. He was thin and always hungry. This well written Limerick reminded me of his youth. Excellent! xxoo
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Date: 2/4/2020 11:53:00 PM
Thank you Connie! I'm glad this little limerick could remind you of your son. My Mom used to say I had a hollow leg! Hugs ~ John
Date: 2/3/2020 6:43:00 PM
LOL those days are gone ~ you've done all your growing, John.
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John Watt
Date: 2/3/2020 7:11:00 PM
You're so right, Line... I avoid buffet lines now! Thanks for the visit
Date: 2/3/2020 3:51:00 PM
well done, john! good luck in the contest...
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Date: 2/3/2020 5:59:00 PM
Thank you, Ilene!
Date: 2/3/2020 3:29:00 PM
Lol reminds me of my son, very witty john:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/3/2020 3:31:00 PM
Mine, too! What a coincidence, lol! Thanks for the visit, Jan ~ hugs