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Short Ribs V: The Saga of Veronica Vole

This is the saga of Veronica Vole, She committed the perfect crime. Three lovers she murdered, No, not all at once, She did 'em in one at a time. The first was a lemur, A two-timing schemer, Who seduced all thirteen of her nieces. Every female enticed him, So she sliced him and diced him, Then stir-fried and ate all the pieces. The second, a lobster, Was also a mobster, Who threatened her once with a putter. So she got him alone, Then boiled him well-done, And finished him off with drawn butter. The third was a vulture, Devoid of all culture, Whose name, she remembers, was Vince. He was planning to eat her After he beat her, So she tased him in self-defense. In a big pot she tucked him, Then scalded and plucked him And served him "en casserole" To her fourth beau, a critter Who'll make a good fritter, She thinks as she spoons out his food, 'cause though she doesn't tend to have good taste in men, She does tend to like men who taste good! Coda: Ms. Vole is not a siren or femme fatale, A dame who bilks then tells a guy to "take a hike". At heart she is simply a sweet-natured gal Who never met a man she didn't like.

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Date: 8/27/2018 4:23:00 PM
I enjoyed this poem and especially the creative rhymes - what fun!
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 8/28/2018 6:13:00 AM
Thanks, Agnes.
Date: 8/26/2018 5:15:00 PM
a very entertaining story, jim! i love your rhyme, too...
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 8/27/2018 6:33:00 AM
Thank you, Ilene.
Date: 8/26/2018 11:46:00 AM
Hahaha... you really know how to tell em..
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 8/26/2018 11:52:00 AM
Thanks, S O. Maybe one of these days I'll get around to telling of how Ms. Veronica manages to attract these "tasty" guys.