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Picnics and Sand

Now I know that beach side picnics and sand No matter how careful the planning go hand in hand But it seems whether you sit or whether you stand Nothing quite goes as you had planned It doesn't really care where it goes And I don't just mean between your toes In your eyes and up your nose And it doesn't smell like a bleeping rose! In my shoes and down my shorts I believe with demons this stuff consorts To going naked I might resort And I know I've swallowed at least a quart When this picnic is over and back home I go To the warm water of the showers flow I'll wonder if your troubles are the same as mine Do you have sand stuck where the sun doesn't shine? ©Donna Jones

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 5/3/2013 12:09:00 AM
Ha ha I loved your last line! There are some places the sun refuses to even go... funny stuff! Though I live ten hours from the sea, by car, I really do love the ocean. Even the pesky sand in unspeakable areas is worth the trip!
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Donna Jones
Date: 5/3/2013 5:32:00 AM
Yes the sounds and smell...and the awesomeness of just feeling small...feeling the power of it...God is good..have a great weekend....
Date: 4/13/2013 7:26:00 AM
Now why didn't I ever fave this one before. I am reading it again and still loving its humor . A FAVE
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Donna Jones
Date: 4/13/2013 9:45:00 AM
Again Andrea you make me smile.......Donna
Date: 3/28/2013 7:00:00 AM
I have heard it said by someone that they had that problem..Cute one..I got a chuckle..Thanks for the many visits to my work..Your presence is always welcomed..Sara
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Date: 3/28/2013 4:59:00 PM
Thanks Sara...glad you got a smile....Donna
Date: 3/27/2013 8:29:00 PM
Hi Donna, I want to go to the beach now, but I'm stuck in cold, cold New Hampshire :/. Nice work!
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Date: 3/27/2013 9:34:00 PM
Well maybe it will warm up soon or you can take a summer vacation to roll in the warm sand...thanks for stopping....Donna
Date: 3/26/2013 7:21:00 AM
Haha...YES, I do.
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/26/2013 7:42:00 AM
Well good luck!!!!!! Careful now Caleb....don't damage anything!
Date: 3/25/2013 9:09:00 PM
Lol, yes Donna , been there lots of times, especially the last line, an you can take it from me is no better with no clothes on lol. Take care, Regards Richard
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Date: 3/26/2013 7:43:00 AM
Well OK....Richard....I'll take your word for it....thanks for..making me laugh...Donna
Date: 3/25/2013 3:54:00 PM
Yes indeed! And what about ants? They come from nowhere, or so it seems. Very nice; I like the lightness of it. Jack
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Date: 3/26/2013 7:44:00 AM
Ain't it the truth Jack.....where do the buggers come from....glad you liked it....great day to ya....Donna
Date: 3/24/2013 6:45:00 PM
HA HA HA HA HA HA! Loved this one, Donna! We need a good laugh every now and then! hugs!
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Date: 3/24/2013 6:59:00 PM
Well good! Thanks Eileen ...Donna
Date: 3/24/2013 5:51:00 PM
You made me smile as well, this is great. Thanks for making me chuckle.
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Date: 3/24/2013 7:02:00 PM
Well Richard...some stuff You just cant make any funnier than the truth! Haha....Donna...
Date: 3/24/2013 4:58:00 PM
Hahahaha, oh yes the feeling has been felt. I was tossed around in the Atlantic Ocean like a dish rag. Legs and arms skinned raw. Blood, sand and who knows what other things that were grounded into skin and clothes. I needed a good laugh tonight. Surgery is two days a way. Thanks Donna for sharing your delightful poem. Warm Smiles Always, Connie.
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/24/2013 5:04:00 PM
Well glad it made you smile Connie...hope the surgery isn't anything serious...in my prayers...Donna
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Date: 3/24/2013 4:59:00 PM
Hope they are good memories!!! Thanks for stopping Harry....Donna
Date: 3/24/2013 4:50:00 PM
oh you bring so many memories here, Donna,, love this wonderful poetry of yours...
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Date: 3/24/2013 5:03:00 PM
Hope they are good memories!!! Thanks for stopping byHarry...Donna
Date: 3/24/2013 7:18:00 AM
Makin' me smile today, Donna. Thanks! Jimbo
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Date: 3/24/2013 7:31:00 AM
Good..then I accomplished my goal. Happy day! Donna
Date: 3/24/2013 5:43:00 AM
Hahaha..enjoyed the fun very much Donna!Great poem!
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Date: 3/24/2013 7:32:00 AM
Thanks Kash so glad ya did......Donna
Date: 3/24/2013 2:36:00 AM
Wow kudos for a sandy beachcomber's poem! Yeah i get all fild with sand in my shoes too when i return frm d beach. Super rhymin here
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/24/2013 7:34:00 AM
Hey..thanks for stopping by to read my poem, I appreciate it...glad you enjoyed....Donna
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Date: 3/24/2013 7:33:00 AM
Date: 3/23/2013 9:06:00 PM
Ha ha, this is such a clever and funny write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this amazing poem this evening! You have delighted me to no end with this tremendous piece! What an impressive poem, Great Work!!
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/23/2013 9:32:00 PM
Glad you got a chuckle Russell....Donna
Date: 3/23/2013 8:05:00 PM
You've been getting some great reviews on your poetry and for good reason, sweet thing! BTW, if you decide to go naked, could you please send me a pic! As a former graphic artist, I admire the beauty of the female form! (wink wink) Oh oh, I'm being naughty! LOL Love, the old geezer! xoxoxox
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Date: 3/23/2013 9:34:00 PM
Well this 53 year old body looks more like bread that needs to rise now...but 30 years ago......I'd have given ya a peek! Haha. Donna
Date: 3/23/2013 7:36:00 PM
wow, this was awesome!! Such cleverness and humor. You did a great job writing this one.
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/23/2013 9:36:00 PM
Thanks Andrea ...isn't it funny...for me anyway..no matter what I'm doing I seem to jot down notes to write about my day...
Date: 3/23/2013 7:35:00 PM
so what is the difference between a rolex and a Timex? hahaha. Let me read your poem now.
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Date: 3/23/2013 9:36:00 PM
Everybody wants one!!!!!!!!
Date: 3/23/2013 6:19:00 PM
LOL.... Great fun here. and yes sand can migrate to who knows where. Just from reading your hilarious poem I'm finding sand in my socks, shorts and sandals.... OoooH, the power of sand........ Jake
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Date: 3/23/2013 6:48:00 PM
Yes....I find it in my shoes for days no matter how many..times I shake them out...glad you enjoyed...Donna
Date: 3/23/2013 6:07:00 PM
very funny!
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Date: 3/23/2013 6:49:00 PM
Thanks Ilene.....:-) Donna
Date: 3/23/2013 5:48:00 PM
This is absolutely beautiful, Donna. I really like it. :)
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Date: 3/23/2013 6:50:00 PM
Thanks for stopping by Anne. Glad you enjoyed....
Date: 3/23/2013 4:50:00 PM
Dear Donna,Hope this finds YOU Healthy and High in the Spirit. Funny I like this Believe it or not I have a fresh water beach 500 feet behind the cabin. I've been on Pic-nics and yes sand where the Sun doesn't shine Superb PEN, -- As far as the Sonnet for Andrea I did it wrong All the sonnets I've read today are 10 silables per line Mine very between 10 and 13 "If at First YOU don't succeed-" If the contest were sponsored by Francine Roberts it would not be considered.I don't know Richard
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Date: 3/23/2013 6:54:00 PM
Well I am glad you enjoyed Harry...I guess the fun comes from getting the sand in those places....haha...I really do love the beach and picnics but had notes for this funny so thought I'd post it.....Donna
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Date: 3/23/2013 4:54:00 PM
but I have time to change it before the Contest Closes. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Silent, Secret LOVER. ..Harry
Date: 3/23/2013 4:18:00 PM
Beautiful poem. l enjoyed reading it!
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/23/2013 6:59:00 PM
Thank you so much Ndaba...blessings...Donna
Date: 3/23/2013 2:18:00 PM
Wonderful piece.. very enjoyed your work today... Michael
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Date: 3/23/2013 4:13:00 PM
Thank you Michael ...appreciate you reading....Donna
Date: 3/23/2013 1:58:00 PM
- You have probably one kilogram sand with you home from the beach - cute and enjoyable poem Donna. - Have a great weekend! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/23/2013 4:16:00 PM
We have many wonderful sandy beaches at some beautiful lakes in Oklahoma...and despite my poem...I love to go enjoy them...just having fun....thanks for reading.... Donna
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