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One night in New Hampshire we let the dog out into the dark night, And suddenly he took off running with all his might! A skunk was waiting and the dog didn’t have a prayer, Now he smelled so foul, it was beyond compare! The cocker spaniel came flying back inside, Unfortunately we had left the door opened wide! He rubbed on the furniture and all over the floor, While my husband tried to catch him and colorfully swore. Our new house was now a smelly wreck, While at midnight we bathed the dog in tomatoes on the deck. The house and pet reeked for weeks on end… The skunk had won the battle with man’s best friend.

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Date: 9/17/2018 7:23:00 AM
Brenda, I believe skunks are perhaps the only animal in God's Creation that can be found anywhere in the entire world. Tom Cunningham wrote a limerick about one in a recent contest and it was a winner. I sent Tom a limerick that I wrote. Here it is: Sammy the skunk was a punk Who thought it manly to get drunk He got in a fight Last Saturday night Now there's no more Sammy the skunk Hope you enjoy reading this one.
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Brenda McGrath
Date: 10/6/2018 8:06:00 PM
I did enjoy reading your limerick Curtis.