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SHELL SHOCKED

Humpty Dumpty had no yolk As oft implied to younger folk. This hatched idea in oviform Should never have become the norm. And so, before it is too late I mean to set the record straight. For Humpty was a tortoise bold With hankerings to break the mould. ‘Why should it be?’ he’d often sigh ‘That we chelonians cannot fly?’ With lofty thoughts, aerodynamic He climbed the wall – no sign of panic. His oak-leaf wings in ten-fold ply Assured success in his mind’s eye But birds in flight looked on in dread Knowing too well what lay ahead! It's great to hold high aspirations But best to know one’s limitations! Now Humpty is content to roam At leisure in his mobile home. THE MYSTERY OF HUMPTY DUMPTY CONTEST 05/07/18

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Date: 7/8/2018 10:10:00 PM
Wendy, a great Shell Shock :) painting of Humpty Dumpty. Congratulations on your awesome win! Hugs Eve
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Wendy Watson
Date: 4/15/2020 2:26:00 AM
Thank you, Eve. I must research where the original poem was from.
Date: 7/8/2018 12:51:00 AM
Lol. Congratulations on your win. Well done! Very funny.
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Wendy Watson
Date: 4/15/2020 2:25:00 AM
Thank you for your encouragement,Susan.
Date: 7/7/2018 10:25:00 AM
Well done Wendy. I like that turtle and really enjoyed your poem. Thanks.
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Wendy Watson
Date: 4/15/2020 2:25:00 AM
Thank you,P.M.
Date: 7/7/2018 8:41:00 AM
Yeah it is always best to know one's limitations, many congratulations on your well deserved win in the contest
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Wendy Watson
Date: 4/15/2020 2:24:00 AM
Thank you, Faraz. I always dreamt of flying when I was a little girl so maybe that's where the inspiration came from!