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Power Outage

POWER OUTAGE I should say outrage! My favorite T.V. show Blacked-out just like (snap!) that Wind was like a hurricane Scared hell out of the cat Whole trees blown over My house dark as Asa’s tomb I’m feeling my way Stumbling on familiar things Cursing the maddening gloom Think of olden days Young Abe reading by hearth side Chuck sails by moonlight Hot water heated on the stove Long before Ben Franklin’s kite What a hardy brood Those ancient folk must have been We should be ashamed Radios televisions Millionaires playing sports games Time to offer thanks How lucky we are oh Lord (snap!) Electricity! Thank you Lord power restored Maybe they’ll have a rerun

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 11/1/2011 3:44:00 PM
I just had a power outage today....some nitwit hit a power cable up the road....
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Date: 10/31/2011 2:59:00 PM
I heard of the snow storm from TV..I am sorry that you had to suffer from this event..We have problems here in the south when there is snow or ice for we are not prepared for it..We have been without electricity for a week once or twice..Thanks for your kind review of my work..Sara
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Date: 10/26/2011 4:29:00 AM
A Funtastical and Acumental,( he loves poetic license) write dear poet ! Right(write) to mine favz Dave ! Have a wonderful week sir,,,,much love, james
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Date: 10/25/2011 1:47:00 AM
Your poem delivers a very important message hear, Dave. I am glad you posted it.
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Date: 10/25/2011 12:22:00 AM
Daver, let me know what you find out about not getting emails from people. And yes, diet drinks are not good for ya. But when was anything that I liked good for me? haha. Luv, Andrea
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Date: 10/24/2011 9:27:00 AM
Oh how we tear our hair out when interruptions occur. Love the way you weave the hardy past to the wimpy present Daver. A great and timely verse my friend. :)
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Date: 10/22/2011 7:40:00 PM
LOVE IT. You speak for the common man (and me!!) WE are a bunch of pussie wussies in modern times. shame on us all!!! (I sure hope you figure out how we can do emails, Daver!) Luv, Andrea
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Date: 10/22/2011 10:24:00 AM
Daver~Good morning! How are you this early Saturday :-) morning. Stopping by to read a couple of poems and Haiku's .ENJOYING LIFE THIS MORNING, SMILES.. Take care and have yourself a GOOD DAY~ ;-) Always,..p.d
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Date: 10/22/2011 9:47:00 AM
funny and insightful particularrly the millionares sports stars. i will only complain about the baseballs ones since i hate watching baseball and i love football go rams even thought they suck for the longest time peace jakitz
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