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Pin the Tail on the Donkey-hee haw

Swirl me, twirl me, spin me ‘round
My eyes are covered, subject not found.
Direct me here, then block me there
Smiles and snickers; won’t give a care.
Hates me, baits me, friend or foe
I stop to listen but never know.
Frizzy, dizzy, can’t find the beast
Removing blind, tail’s pinned on me!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 8/26/2016 10:36:00 AM
A golden oldie. How are things going with your computer? I don't send my writings through e-mail for fear they will be defaced or destroyed. But no matter. I have everything on disc. Hope you are as well as might be expected and happy, happy as only Mikki can be. Hugs-a-bundle. daver
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Michelle Mac Donald
Date: 8/27/2016 5:26:00 AM
I will reformat the computer again. This time 'round to won't reinstall what's on here...duh.=/ Still, before I do, I need to resolve the crux of this problem. I want my email back, I've loads of fun stuff to tell you.:)) Hugs, Mikki
Date: 6/22/2016 10:02:00 PM
Back to one of your best poems again. If you don't like it being one of your best, you need to write MORE poems but I think it will always stay a GREAT poem
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Michelle Mac Donald
Date: 6/24/2016 8:08:00 PM
Thanks Andrea. I still write, in fact I can write an unfinished poem almost every day!:( Even the timid Henry was more punctual and tenacious than I. I could learn a lot from a cricket, except to strum :)
Date: 1/29/2015 9:05:00 PM
What I want to know is where on you the tail was pinned??? great work, i can see myself playing this game when i was a child i remember how "frizzy dizzy" you felt after spinning. Thank you for giving this memory back to me. Love Shane xxx
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Shane Cooper
Date: 1/30/2015 4:49:00 PM
I think some one needs to keep you on your toes my friend. And here is the perfect way a little challenge. I still have not been able to finish the carpenter and the walrus I need inspiration. Would you write a poem on the mad hatters tea party and post on soup. I will then see if I can match your work. A collab that is not a collab Love Shane xxx
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Michelle Mac Donald
Date: 1/30/2015 1:40:00 PM
Oh, who knows when one is in a "frizzy dizzy" state of bewilderment? May have ended up tagged on pride, or trust, common sense? More than likely after all the confusion, it was knotted like a tie (choker)? Dang, you ask the darnest questions, Shane! :))
Date: 12/19/2014 6:06:00 PM
Mikki, I liked this one immensely!! The tone and beat of this verse write are in perfect pitch and synchronicity. I got both frizzy and dizzy reading it over and over. Your touch with these writes is quite marvelous. A "7" and a FAV here from me!! Best Always, Gary
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Date: 1/29/2014 5:46:00 PM
very fast!!! loved it. it set a mood, a good one. i'll have to fav it. John
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Date: 6/25/2013 2:39:00 AM
very cute one,,,, thank you for liking my Rabbit Hole ;}
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Date: 10/21/2012 8:31:00 PM
Ahhh so nice to come and reread your great poems Mikki. I always find something new when I read a second time so it isn't the end of the world if you are takinga breather because I enjoy every visit! Love, Elizabeth
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Date: 8/20/2012 2:43:00 AM
An interesting return to youth! Thanks for the ride... Terry
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Date: 8/13/2012 7:38:00 PM
Mikki dear...I have only envisioned writing of our magic carpet ride bc I have been insanely busy with moving over the past few wks...I do apologize...I read under PD's poem that your father was a coal miner...my grandpa's side of the family had many that worked in West Virginia...similar roots here...where did your dad mine ? gwendolen
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Date: 8/12/2012 11:36:00 PM
oh.my.... i love the title.... you pulled me in with the hee haw... even though you are not talking about the show... i was thinking of the donkey from heee-haw... love this... thank you for the mega pinning smile..OUCH!!!! , enjoyed stopping by tonight ;-) xox~pd
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Date: 7/28/2012 4:07:00 PM
Wow! This has so much energy that by the end my head was spinning..such effective verbage! I also love the poetic shift of silliness at the end..ha ha...someone was having fun at your expense! Just like a kid's bday party...I tell ya, Mikki..this poem stirred up some pretty profound emotions in me of the days my grandmother threw the best bday parties..Pin the tail was our fav game! Grandiose write that blessed me this day! :) all my best to u...gwendolen
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Date: 7/27/2012 5:40:00 PM
LOL ..nawww you are NOT the donkey!! You are a sweetie! Light & Love
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Date: 7/25/2012 11:41:00 PM
Just had to read this again. I really love it.
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Date: 7/24/2012 1:19:00 PM
I well remember playing that game as a child. Your work brings back fond memories. Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 7/24/2012 9:58:00 AM
wow Mikkie, this is so good, do i read a different aspect here in this wonderful poem. here, i wonder? harry
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Date: 7/21/2012 5:09:00 PM
hahaha, GREAT ending. LOved it.
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Date: 7/21/2012 9:39:00 AM
Mikki, I love the beat in this, it's fast and furious, very cool write...David
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Date: 7/21/2012 1:30:00 AM
Reminds of an ancient ritual, perhaps a rebirth;alone to explore - its funny how,when the blind is lifted the Light can hurt - Thanks for spurring me - J.A.B.
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Date: 7/20/2012 7:38:00 PM
Oh Mikki, can I play too? You make it all such fun, can't be just for kids or maybe I can find my second childhood. Love this!
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Date: 7/20/2012 4:38:00 PM
a bit of fun 4 everyone, sidestep dodge away, happiness is a bit of fun, good one my friend today...
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Date: 7/20/2012 3:15:00 PM
Ouch!...I really like this funny write, Michelle!...Tried to get up but had to sit back down 'cause I'm dizzy...
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Date: 7/20/2012 1:51:00 PM
This is a supreme write Mikki! I really enjoyed reading this superior poem today! This is a fun piece! Great Work!!
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Date: 7/20/2012 12:56:00 PM
You spin me `round with your poem Michelle.....well done, nice poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
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Date: 7/20/2012 12:48:00 PM
You musta been real dizzy, to pin the tail on yourself. Don't feel bad. I'm dizzy most of the time - it's the medication I take. I like this one mucho, Mikki. Love, daver
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