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Fingers tapping show impatience Urge the red to turn to green Precious seconds go by slowly Till the amber glow is seen. This is it … the feet are itching The gear lever is clutched tight It’s the calm before the tempest Then it’s there – a change of light! But what’s wrong? There is no movement Horns are blaring. It’s too much! Right up front she holds the lipstick And applies the final touch. ----------------------------------------------- Contest: Any poem that makes you smile. Sponsor: Poet Destroyer A Placed 6th

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Date: 2/1/2016 5:44:00 AM
Hi Paul This is a good one and so true. There are some things far more important than the green light. Gave me a good laugh, my friend...... Robert.
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Date: 2/1/2016 10:07:00 AM
So pleased that you enjoyed, Robert:) We can't write serious poetry all the time! Thank you for stopping by. // paul
Date: 11/23/2015 4:16:00 AM
Haaa Paul,a beauty salon in the traffic; how funny! I love it, Kudos...hug
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Date: 11/24/2015 10:41:00 AM
Glad it brought you a smile Kayode:) Thank you for visiting. ~ Regards // paul
Date: 10/20/2015 3:43:00 PM
Paul how did I miss this one wow. This is so clever and funny. Congratulations on a well deserved win.
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Date: 10/20/2015 4:22:00 PM
Thank you for the lovely comments, Michael! I also miss many poems; it's impossible to keep up with the great amount that is posted on a daily basis! I prefer to read a few at a time and let them 'melt' slowly for full satisfaction. ~ Regards // paul
Date: 10/19/2015 2:02:00 PM
Back t o give you congrats on your winnng poem. I loved this one Paul!
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Date: 10/19/2015 3:54:00 PM
It's nice of you to come back with congrats, Connie:) Thank you and warm regards. // paul
Date: 10/19/2015 5:11:00 AM
Congrats on ur sweet win Paul!
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Date: 10/19/2015 5:39:00 AM
Hope it gave you a smile, Upma:) Thank you and enjoy this coming week:) // paul
Date: 10/18/2015 4:37:00 PM
Paul, congratulations your win:-) Alexis
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Date: 10/19/2015 5:36:00 AM
Thank you Alexis. Have a nice day:) Regards // paul
Date: 10/18/2015 3:49:00 PM
Paul, Congratulations on your wonderful and funny win. Stop by my latest blog "Peace Now" if you'd like or have time. WUV ~LINDA~
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Date: 10/18/2015 3:52:00 PM
Thank you Linda! Incidentally I have already visited your blog;) As always...pleased with my placement:) hugs // paul
Date: 10/14/2015 7:16:00 PM
I smiled at this clever poem. I thought I did a better job keeping up with you, but apparently many good poems have escaped me. I must return and catch up as your writes always bring me joy ... CayCay
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Date: 10/20/2015 1:11:00 PM
Yes, we must choose - happy wrinkles or anxious wrinkles or sad wrinkles - hey, there's a poem topic! Either way, live long enough and you wrinkle
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Date: 10/15/2015 1:46:00 PM
Thank you CayCay...love your comments:) Life would be dull were we to be serious all the time; a smile a day brings the wrinkles our way! ~ Regards // paul
Date: 10/13/2015 1:14:00 PM
Haha, this did make me smile :)
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Date: 10/13/2015 5:03:00 PM
Glad you enjoyed it Casarah:) As you can see from the picture, I was not referring to you:)) Thank you for stopping by. // paul
Date: 10/12/2015 12:24:00 PM
Dear Paul Had to come back and read this one Paul, it made me think the other day, here it's all people with cell phones but the truth is it's these make-up artists behind the wheels, or the drive threw eaters whom stop at the golden arches of collisions that cause alot of the accidents, again great job my friend, cheri
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Date: 10/12/2015 4:04:00 PM
You are right, Cherl. Some people have no consideration for others; unfortunately the lack of it could cause accidents. I just saw a video on yahoo of 2 chaps who filmed themselves while driving at high speed; it ended when they crashed, and died on the spot...very tragic:( ~ Thank you for coming back:) // paul
Date: 10/12/2015 4:03:00 AM
Paul with a humor, like the scene displayed... I can imagine how it must have been!!! hugs =`)~Olive Eloisa
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Date: 10/12/2015 3:57:00 PM
So pleased that you enjoyed the humour, Olive_eloi:) These things do happen, and in some cases they could lead to road-rage. Keep well:) Hugs // paul
Date: 10/11/2015 8:52:00 AM
a friend of mine when on vacation, told me about this tail and it touched me until I wrote about it in this poem, Glad you enjoyed it so much, I enjoyed writing it with a different flavor, like my succubs, they both have the same sad texturing if you noticed. I love to try different flavors so they don't all sound the same, I think I achieved what I was going for, cheri
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Date: 10/11/2015 3:42:00 PM
Thank you for coming back with explanations, Cherl. I can assure you that you obtained what you set out to do:) ~ All the best. // paul
Date: 10/11/2015 8:48:00 AM
Dear Paul You been behind this lady too, right OMG and yes you want to get out and just ask her really lady, come on your holding everyone up lets go, and could you not have put your face on at home before getting behind the wheel? Bravo a refreshing write it's about time somebody told on this woman, I just hope she reads it, lol, love how you tell these truths of reality my friend with such clarity. Thanks for comment on my Amukua write, and yes mankind must disburb what they do not believe in,
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Date: 10/11/2015 3:40:00 PM
Hi Cherl! I suppose quite a few people rush out in a hurry, mostly because they are late for work. Then they try to catch up with things while driving. At least this lady's car was at a standstill; not as bad as those driving and texting!! // paul
Date: 10/10/2015 4:48:00 AM
Hilariously brilliant and true! You have painted the picture with unfailing colors! A seven, dear Paul!
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:43:00 PM
Thank you for reading and enjoying, Demi! The high rating is appreciated, my friend. ~ All the best. // paul
Date: 10/9/2015 9:24:00 PM
Well at least it was a woman doing it! LOL Loved this!
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:40:00 PM
Can't be too sure, Arthur!! Nowadays it's not always that easy to tell:) // paul
Date: 10/9/2015 5:39:00 PM
G'day Paul... very well written Paul, and of course as humorous as it is, those angry horns cannot be construed as applause - thanks Paul - Lindsay
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:52:00 PM
Funny how angry drivers tend to exchange wolf whistles for irritated honking! Thank you, Lindsay, for the positive comments. // paul
Date: 10/9/2015 5:35:00 PM
Got a chuckle..Enjoyed reading your work..I have experienced this one....Except that the person behind me was blowing his horn..Thanks for stopping by..Sara
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:49:00 PM
Glad you saw the funny side of it, Sara:) Thank you for stopping by. ~ All the best. // paul
Date: 10/9/2015 7:59:00 AM
I've seen this a hundred times! Well expressed.
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:42:00 PM
Fortunately you must have become immune to it, Richard:) I thought it was funny, and enjoyed the reaction of the other drivers!! // paul
Date: 10/9/2015 1:55:00 AM
This is precious and yes, I have done this but a bit more discreetly and fully aware I didn't want anyone honking at me. Very funny Paul! Loved it!
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:48:00 PM
Discretion is the secret of it all, Connie:) Thank you for the 'like'. Have a lovely weekend! // paul
Date: 10/8/2015 10:35:00 PM
I see it far to often..I once saw a man playing a trumpet and driving..Ill never forget it. Enjoyed and smiled at you poem. BG
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:45:00 PM
Thank you Barbara! Playing a trumpet beats this one! Nowadays we see people lost in conversation on their cell phones:) // paul
Date: 10/8/2015 5:24:00 PM
This would infuriate me Paul not make me smile lol:-) Love the humour here good luck in the contest:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 10/10/2015 4:38:00 PM
Hi Jan...I've seen this happen in real life several years ago; we were exactly behind the front driver! And horns were blaring!! Hugs // paul