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Poems for My Alien Abductors: a Ride into Space

I thought I could wow them with poems from earth
Poems of joy and humor, poems extolling it’s worth
So I laid out poems from Michael, Gail, and me
From Andrea, David, Gwen, and Ilene
From PD, Harry, Mandy, and Chris
From Jack, Craig, Cyndi, and Liz…
For I was sure once they read our beautiful works
They would embrace us and love our humanly quirks!
So last night I taped them all over my skin
Knowing they’d find them if they took me again…

When I woke up, they were gone and I had a reply:
“We enjoyed reading those poems last night, 
And thanks for the names of the earthlings too -
We have many more experiments to do!”


2/7/13
For Michael's boomerang...send your poem for a ride contest

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Date: 6/4/2013 10:49:00 PM
lol, fun poem honoring so many, love your sense of humor, thanks, Black eyed Susan!
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Date: 4/20/2013 11:04:00 PM
Can't believe I never faved this one. REreading it, I am liking it even better!! and btw, thanks so much for the win in your cherry blossom contest. I have to tell you that your contest produced some of the best haiku I have seen all at one time here at Soup and I really better try to enter that contest you showed us!!
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Date: 3/28/2013 1:42:00 AM
Awww...How cute. :o) Congrads!
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Date: 3/17/2013 10:09:00 AM
whoopsiee.. :)) a very entertaining work, Susan. Congrats.
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Date: 3/5/2013 7:11:00 PM
Hello Susan, Great poem. A nice write with a very clever twist. Great name too. Black Eyed Susan has always been a favourite poem of mine. Regards Richard
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Date: 2/25/2013 7:14:00 PM
Hi Susan' a nice win~SKAT
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Date: 2/20/2013 1:57:00 PM
WAY TO GO. You made his list, which is quite a feat (at least to me!!) Congrats, Susan, is was very much deserved!!
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Date: 2/20/2013 1:40:00 AM
Oh wow how did i miss this one? I am so sorry for not finding it before. Well done luv xx
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Date: 2/19/2013 8:25:00 PM
congrats on your win Susan
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Date: 2/19/2013 6:35:00 PM
Congrad's oh silly one! Light & Love Always
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Date: 2/19/2013 5:17:00 PM
Congrats on your win. Warm Smiles, Connie
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Date: 2/19/2013 4:23:00 PM
Susan, love your winning poem in Michael's "boomerang contest" always & forever :-) LINDA
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Date: 2/14/2013 8:46:00 AM
This is a very nice and delightful poem for me to read tonight my dear friend Susan. Thank you so much for sharing! Good luck in the contest ! Stopping by also to greet you a very Happy Valentines Day! hugs and love always, Leonora
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Date: 2/13/2013 2:38:00 PM
something very funny. soupmail.
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Date: 2/13/2013 1:31:00 PM
Ha...ur funny, Susan...and so good to your friends!
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Date: 2/13/2013 8:01:00 AM
lol, had a chuckle here, Susan
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Date: 2/12/2013 9:49:00 PM
LOL, very funny loved it.
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Date: 2/9/2013 4:15:00 PM
oh this clever Susan, so clever, an absolute joy to read...
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Date: 2/8/2013 2:25:00 PM
I must be off my game.
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Date: 2/7/2013 8:28:00 PM
Hi Susan, coming back to this poem... Thanks a lot Susan,... now they have my name.. I think I will hide under my bed tonight... Don't need them kind of experiments on my body and work..Unless, it involves probing...LOL..me probing them aliens enjoying our words.....ha hahaha... xox~honk!!!! PD
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Date: 2/7/2013 8:28:00 PM
please do not tell them i live in Texas,
Date: 2/7/2013 6:43:00 PM
hahaha, this is SO clever. And you sure listed many of my fave poets here. VEry original. I really like this one a lot, Susan. Can I expect an alien visit?? OOOOOH
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Date: 2/7/2013 3:05:00 PM
ha! very funny and a great tribute, too!
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Date: 2/7/2013 11:11:00 AM
Ha ha, this is an extremely funny write my friend! Oh how much I loved reading this delightfully wondrous poem this afternoon! What a terrific and hilarious piece, Great Work!!
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Date: 2/7/2013 10:36:00 AM
makes me wonder,,, why????? PD
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Date: 2/7/2013 9:36:00 AM
Lol Susan, great imagination or at least I hope it was your creative mind writing and not some alien taking over your mind. Very good it put laughter in my breath. Warm Smiles, Connie
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