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TEN DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS

TEN DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS Ten days till Christmas Ten days of worry hustle What shall I get her? She won’t help me out Won’t even give me a clue What’s a man to do? She never complains About my Christmas presents No just this blank look Makes me feel so small Makes her feel she has revenge A poke in the gut “You never listen!” These are some of her complaints “You leave the seat up! Don’t care how I dress Might as well wear an old sack Just like some old hag” I can’t help but laugh Because her description fits OW! OUCH! That did it! I will pay dearly That laugh has ruined her Yule Ten days of silence Ten days on the couch Eating out at McDonald’s By myself outcast HALLELUIAH! Thanks Lord ten wonderful days HALLELUIAH! ………………………………………………. This is not a description of my married life. I’m just having fun. This is more of a Major Hoople poem – “Egad, Martha! Awpf Sputt!”

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Date: 12/31/2010 9:40:00 AM
Very descriptive piece. I like the humorous approach. The reader can't help but chuckle at the end. Glad to say my marriage isn't that way. Keep your creative pen flowing. Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Happy New Year! Karen
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Date: 12/19/2010 8:13:00 AM
ahahahaha-- very nice way of ending this! Really made me chuckle but I'm happy that this is not about your married life, Dave :) enjoyed this very cute write :D -- nikko :)
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Date: 12/18/2010 3:21:00 PM
hahaha, the last part was a great tie up for this!! I sure hope it's not your real life situation.... or is it?? hahaha. LUv, Andrea
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Date: 12/18/2010 12:59:00 PM
Anyone who can joke like this about marriage, undoubtedly has a great one. Merry Christmas. Love, Joyce
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Date: 12/16/2010 4:57:00 PM
awww MEN...it is a FUNNY write though..happy holy days! Light & Love
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Date: 12/16/2010 3:54:00 PM
Good one ...Got a chuckle..Just get a mutual agreement..We don't buy each other gifts..You get what you want and I will get what I want..Would that hound dog hunt?Enjoyed..Thanks for stopping by my work..Your comments lightened my load and made my evening lighter..Sara
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Date: 12/16/2010 12:35:00 PM
OMG>....you are too much!! Did my husband conspire with you to write this poem!!??????
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Date: 12/16/2010 12:11:00 PM
If a man is not listening, he probably can't pick up on the gift hints his lady is dropping, Dave. When in doubt, think jewelry -- always a hit! Very funny poem, my friend, and I'm glad you're not spending 10 days on the couch (even though Major Hoople might prefer to be an outcast)! Merry Christmas, dear friend. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 12/16/2010 9:43:00 AM
Now,now,Daver,eating out at McDonalds for 10 days!very unhealthy.Like this, good joke on us women.Probably true though in some households.My husband used to have a retreat,the shed at the bottom of the garden.That is until a tree from next door fell on it and the roof crashed in.He wasn't in it at the time thank goodness!Has your wife seen this?Mind you,you seem like a fun kind of person and a sense of humour is a good attribute for a happy marriage.I enjoyed reading this,thank you.Love June
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Date: 12/16/2010 9:33:00 AM
I'm not buying the foot note my friend ! *smiles* Thanks fer the smile today ! A great write dear poet ! much love, james
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Date: 12/16/2010 8:43:00 AM
Dave, I just love this humorous write of yours, smiles all around while reading this, love and blessings for the festive season, Wilma
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Date: 12/16/2010 7:53:00 AM
Very humorous write and particularly I enjoyed the end part of the poem, daver
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