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There once was an old poet who gardened Until she found something bad there hardened A rattlesnake with raised fangs Eye to eye combat with gangs Snake go to the woods for you are pardoned

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Date: 11/30/2018 6:46:00 PM
G'day Sara … the snake charmers down here advise us that in an encounter, the snake is more frightened than us - THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE!!!!! - thank you Sara - Lindsay
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Date: 12/1/2018 11:09:00 AM
Laurie, Well, the rattle snake has some deadly venom which can kill quickly or it can be a long painful battle with death winning so that is very scary. I did not know that I was dealing with a rattlesnake at the start and by the time I did realize that I was dealing with one I knew that he needed to be dead or go on somewhere besides our back yard. Thanks for stopping by. Sara
Date: 10/23/2018 9:27:00 AM
Hello Sara, I would run away screaming away from the snake. Have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 10/31/2018 12:49:00 PM
Darlene, Yes, running is a good thing to do when you encounter a poisonous snake. I was thinking of my family who might encounter the snake unaware of its presence. Sara
Date: 10/12/2018 11:06:00 AM
Sara, very forgiving despite the scary surprise, you got the rhythm right!
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Date: 10/31/2018 12:49:00 PM
Sheri, Thanks for the encouraging you got the rhythm right. I do have a very hard time with that rhythm. Sara
Date: 9/19/2018 5:38:00 PM
funny one. Loved that last line!!
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Date: 9/24/2018 8:47:00 AM
Andrea, Thanks for the kind review. Sara
Date: 9/18/2018 8:51:00 PM
Like Indiana Jones said "Snakes......I hate snakes"
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Date: 9/24/2018 8:48:00 AM
Lewis, Yes, snakes need to have our respect for they are dangerous and will defend themselves. Thanks for the visit to my page. Sara
Date: 9/18/2018 6:09:00 PM
i'd choose the snake over the gang, too...hilarious, sara... nice one!..huggs
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Date: 9/24/2018 8:49:00 AM
Nette, Well, snakes and gangs both are dangerous and unpredictable neither would be a good companion. Thanks for stopping by. Sara
Date: 9/17/2018 7:41:00 AM
Rattlers are highly prevalent in Georgia. They are regarded as dangerous, and rightly so. An encounter with one, as described in your poem, is chilling to say the least. I'm pleased to know that you were not bitten. The excruciating pain between bite and imminent death is horrific. Even if death does not occur, the pain is near intolerable. The members of Poetry Soup would have suffered a great loss should you have been bitten and succumbed to death. We enjoy your poems so much!!
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Date: 9/17/2018 1:04:00 PM
Curtis, There is a picture in a local restaurant here where someone killed a diamond back that is longer than the man is tall which I guess makes the rattler around 6 foot and it was very large around. I would imagine it would pack a large amount of venom. I am glad that it was not in my herb garden. Thanks for the visit to my page. I appreciate the time spent here. Sara
Date: 9/13/2018 3:37:00 PM
Nicely done, Sara. Congrats on your win.
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Date: 9/17/2018 1:08:00 PM
Andrea, Thanks for dropping by with congrats. I appreciate the time spent here. Sara
Date: 9/13/2018 10:50:00 AM
LOL, had a chuckle here - I sure wouldn't like to meet one of those
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Date: 9/17/2018 1:04:00 PM
Jack, No, you would not want to meet a rattle snake nor a copperhead either. They don't make very good friends. Sara
Date: 9/13/2018 1:25:00 AM
Excellent. Nicely done. Enjoyed reading it.
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Date: 9/13/2018 10:09:00 AM
Ravi, Thanks for dropping by. I appreciate the time spent here. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 11:58:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Sara. Well done.
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Date: 9/13/2018 10:09:00 AM
Line, Thanks for dropping by with congrats. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 9:07:00 PM
Good one, Sara! CONGRATS. Janice
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Date: 9/13/2018 10:08:00 AM
Janice, Thanks for dropping by with congrats. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 8:02:00 PM
Sara, congrats for your top win for this dandy lim! And thx for your kind comment re my entry in the contest - Bob
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Date: 9/13/2018 10:08:00 AM
Robert, Thanks for dropping by. I appreciate your taking time to read and comment. I was delighted to read your work. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
I was sure it would be chopped, bravo, for understanding this lovely snake.
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Date: 9/13/2018 10:07:00 AM
Sheri, Well I understand it completely. If it bites you death could be the outcome with a lot of pain and suffering between the bite and death. I let it live but I did try to kill it with a knife that I had in my hand. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 4:36:00 PM
I would let the weeds grow if it were me. I don't much like rattlers! Enjoyed this in spite of the subject matter!
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Date: 9/12/2018 5:02:00 PM
Dean, Well, rattlers are not a friend and are very dangerous for the people and animals that live in the area. Thank you for dropping by and taking time to read my work and comment. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 4:09:00 PM
Nicely done Sara..Congrats on your win
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Date: 9/12/2018 5:01:00 PM
Joseph, Thanks for dropping by with congrats. I appreciate the time spent here. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 12:14:00 PM
Yes, and go quickly...Hate snakes. Well done, Sara. I love this. Congratulations on your win and thank you for entering my contest...Charlie
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Date: 9/12/2018 5:00:00 PM
Charles, Thanks for dropping by to congratulate me and for the honor of placing in your contest. I don't like the poisonous kind of snakes and prefer that the rest go somewhere else to live. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 11:51:00 AM
A battling limerick my friend...enjoyed Sara...love & snakes...^WW^
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Date: 9/12/2018 4:59:00 PM
WW, Thanks for dropping by. I appreciate you reading and commenting on my work. A battle was going on for I had a knife and tried to kill that snake with the knife blade when he was flat on the ground. I did not kill him but I haven't seen him again. Sara
Date: 9/12/2018 4:20:00 AM
Chilling...the poor gardener. That would be a nightmare. Well done Limerick.
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Date: 9/12/2018 9:11:00 AM
M.L., It was really scary when I realized what I was facing for at first I thought it was a type of chicken snake that we have around here, then I thought it was a copperhead, then I realized it was a rattler when it rose up and started rattling and showing its fangs. I still am apprehensive when I go out there. Thanks for the visit to my page. Sara