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To a Statue Competition Sublime

Dragon and The Sheriff of CrazyLand were in Competition. Yes, again!
You’d think, they would some how learn; it’s always better to be friends.
But not these two! UH Huh! No Way! For a statue was found, to be in play.
You see, an anonymous donor, commissioned a statue for our Park, today.

The final subject, to be determined, by vote of the citizens of Mayhem Falls.
Able to draw tourists from all around, but still worthy of our Hollowed Halls.
They wanted a Landmark, a trademark, a Pulitzer Prize, quality kind of stuff.
It should imbue, the true character, of our dear little Mayhem Falls, not fluff.

All this based on pictures entered, by photographers, to win a big money prize.
Need I remind you, those who go against Dragon, are never really, very wise.
Good deed photos were so very boring so the citizens, decided to help it along.
Two brave souls started arguing whether, in it, did the Sheriff or Dragon belong.

Naturally the Sheriff and Dragon ran over to stop the fight in a most perfect way.
As the Sheriff arrived one of the men, suddenly fell down on the ground, to lay.
The sheriff immediately bent over to help the man get up and stand. Amen!
Dragon, who saw it happen, also came a running, from quite a distance, then….

As he got close the other man tripped Dragon. Oh My! What a Day it had been!
Surprised Dragon let out a sizable flame with his also sizeable roar. Such a din!
Flame hit the Sheriff, in his derriere, thank goodness for his fireproof underwear.
Mind you, it’s not like this has never happened, indeed, it’s often with this pair!

Not surprisingly, the photographer readily documented the moment, so sublime!
Yep! This was the winning photo, which became the trademark in record time.
Also, it became the statue to represent, our great little town, of Mayhem Falls.
Needless to say: Everyone was happy, and it was… A Great News Day after all!

Well, for all except Dragon and the Sheriff of Crazyland who grumbled at… 
How they should be represented in a much more classier pose than that…

Written 7-17-2016 Happy Birthday Hubby!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 7/26/2016 4:35:00 PM
you never fail to make me smile with your dragon tales Carol and belated birthday greetings to your hubby - is he going to post any more poems on here? hugs jan xx7
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Date: 7/21/2016 10:45:00 AM
Carol, you are a true story teller, wonderful 7 ~
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Date: 7/20/2016 12:24:00 AM
I enjoyed your creativity in this little celebration for your hubby. Wish him a happy birthday. Today is my daughter in laws birthday and her identical twin too! An awesome poem Carol! 7 ; )
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Date: 7/18/2016 3:37:00 PM
great fun one, CArol. My favorite stanza that was so funny was the one with this cute line: Surprised Dragon let out a sizable flame with his also sizeable roar.
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Date: 7/18/2016 8:48:00 AM
A wonderfully written story, Carol. Best wishes for the contest. T.J
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