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Utter Nonsense

One cold day, I was burning up The rain outside was dry The sunshine, mooned each falling star Out there, inside was I Reading, when I'm fast asleep I saw no movement stand I reached without and outstretched arm to flick the fly that land Bouncing, being very still I thought it lively, dying When up it sprang, just flatly All it's energy, spent trying Salt I sprinkled, as it poured Atop, the underneath, it's belly Finally flopping, to and fro Then landing in my jelly

Copyright © | Year Posted 2006




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Date: 7/10/2009 4:08:00 PM
Reminds me of one bright morning/ in the middle of the night/ two dead boys got up to fight....etc Delightful stuff. I feel sorry for your fly. Glad I didn't miss this one. Always, Will
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Date: 6/29/2009 10:08:00 PM
I like the illiteration inside "Utter Nonsense". Your 3rd and 4th stanzas are ingenious. Even though the words don't make sense, the image does. As a kid I used to put firecrackers into toads. I think your fly had it worst than my toad.
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Date: 5/11/2009 9:06:00 PM
Just got done reading all of your poems and had to put you on my fav. list. I enjoyed this one the most ,,,,Johnathon
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Date: 5/11/2009 7:37:00 PM
Beautiful write! I just recently accepted Jesus as my Lord and savior. An angel came to me in a dream and called me jeremiah, my name is eduardo but I changed it to jeremiah born anew. =)
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Date: 4/27/2009 2:58:00 PM
a story like this has to be true. john h l;oving iii
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Date: 11/30/2008 1:26:00 PM
Congratulations Alexandra, on this one being featured this week. Well done! ~ Carrie
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Date: 11/29/2008 9:42:00 PM
Sandra - Congrats on having your poetry featured this week – Great Job & God Bless, MJ
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Date: 11/24/2008 5:55:00 PM
Congrats Alexandra, on "Utter Nonsense" being featured. Vince
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Date: 11/24/2008 4:41:00 PM
Got a good chuckle out of this one. Sometimes we need a bit of nonsense to brighten our lives. Congratulations on having you poem featured. Keep on writing. Wishing you continued success. Karen
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Date: 11/24/2008 11:07:00 AM
Hey you! Congrats on a great featured write which made me smile! Happy Thanksgiving dear friend! Love, Shar
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Date: 11/24/2008 9:12:00 AM
Good to see you make the front page , Alexandra ..... Hope you and yours are all AOK ......
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Date: 11/24/2008 6:15:00 AM
Lol Sandra. Congratulations on your humorous poem being featured this week. Love, Carol
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