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Possum Juggling

POSSUM JUGGLING Written By the Poets Listed After The Poem. Possum juggling is a trick conjuring sport. You should never do it if your arms are short. Nasty teeth are gnashing as they're tossed in air. The juggling of possums requires flair. Full-grown possum are very massive fellows. Their bulk when lifted, like handling jell-o. They are so at ease as they fly through the trees. Are you ever so tall? Fight them on your knees! Though cuddly and soft, please never be smitten. Asleep they appear, in a flash you're bitten. Upon one look, so UN-cute the ragged claw! Surely reminds me of my mother in-law. In my compost bin found this fury creature. Pointed nose, stinky as my English teacher- For that part which sticks out of the can at dark. Not a pretty site though pink, duck. It’s a fart! Quickly grab his leg and throw him really high Let the little blaster soar into the sky! Be quick, juggler, Granny Clampett is waiting It's possum stew she hopes to be creating Wait, I forgot! My arms are too short for this. Now on my face sprinkles a souring mist. The moral of this story, surely you see! Never juggle opossums! Just let them be… Contributed Poets (in alphabetical order) Charma Chircop, Austin Daver, Carolyn Devonshire, James Frazer, Robin Gass, James M. Goff, Raul Moreno, John Robbins, James Peranteau, Dane Smith-Johnsen,

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Date: 9/26/2009 12:35:00 PM
surley reminds me of my mother and law great line well its my line. And great job to all of you who worked on this as well. thank you so much for including me was a true honor to work with so many good poets
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Date: 9/20/2009 1:45:00 PM
soup reply:)
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Date: 9/20/2009 4:30:00 AM
hahhaha,this was so much fun Dane,and when you see the finished product its a pleasure,excellent ,and thanks for all listed here makin this project work,definitely in my favs..-Bravo for the idea too Dane,you make the soup rock--Charma
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Date: 9/20/2009 4:07:00 AM
Dane Ann, i am still chuckling after many reads, this one is going into my favs to view time and time again. A big thank you to all the poets who contributed to this funny piece>>James
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Date: 9/19/2009 8:08:00 PM
This came together nicely. It was an inspired idea, Dane and I am happy to have been part of this group effort! Good moral to this tale! Love, Robin
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Date: 9/19/2009 7:16:00 PM
way to go! Dane Ann!.....every line is a favorite of mine! hooray to all the wonderful contributors! still chuckling at MANY funny lines! goodness! that's what I call fun! (great poetry stew!) thanks!!!....jim
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Date: 9/19/2009 4:56:00 PM
Nicely humorous. Keep writing. Sara
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Date: 9/19/2009 4:33:00 PM
I'm in agreement with Carolyn, it was a funny line. Thanks Dane Ann for the thrill of coming together to create a wonderful poem. Everyone did an amazing job...Raul
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Date: 9/19/2009 3:03:00 PM
This one was so much fun, Dane Ann! I can't tell you how much I enjoy the collaborative writes. If anyone wants to get in on the fun, they can send a soup mail to Dane or me and we'll get you rolling (in the aisles). Many thanks to all who participated in this one. Someone is going to in trouble with his mother in law! What a hoot! Love, Carolyn
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