Unfortunate Baggage

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Unfortunate Baggage

Way back when, when I was young and poor
I packed my bags and thumbed to the shore.

I had hiked down the road just barely a mile
When she pulled over and flashed me a smile

I hopped into the cab and couldn’t help but stare
She had legs up to there – and boobs to spare

Her smile was big and her teeth shown white
They glistened and enticed in the morning light

I slid over a little and leaned in close to steal a kiss
But my face hit something and I swear I missed

I tried a different angle but there was no way around
From the bottom or the side, no path could be found

No matter which way I tried it acted as a shield
Keeping those lovely lips forever concealed. 


For the Gems For Your Baggage Contest. 
Sponsored by Carolyn Devonshire

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 2/5/2017 12:46:00 PM
This is very clever and entertaining. The rhyme and flow only better what is already so very good. I truly enjoyed it. Hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 1/30/2017 12:42:00 PM
Should have put your bag in the back.
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Date: 1/30/2017 11:53:00 AM
Ha ha ha I can just visualise the scenes James lol:-) good luck in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/30/2017 11:25:00 AM
I hope you did not have to pay for the trip:)
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Date: 1/30/2017 10:45:00 AM
I really enjoyed reading your poem...I always do James :)
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Date: 1/30/2017 10:44:00 AM
I thought you wanted to go to the shore dear, James! Very amusing and delightfully written! Good luck my friend!
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Date: 1/30/2017 10:07:00 AM
You know what they say, if at first you don't succeed... Nice one James. Good luck in the contest
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