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Willy, One Leg

Willy the one legged centipede Often would wish that he could be freed He should be so speedy and whizzing about But not with his one little leg sticking out He’d sit in the street with an upturned hat And people would throw lots of money in that He wished he was ‘full’ but was so incomplete For with just one leg he must beg in the street One freezing day in the middle of winter A beetle passed by and said, Wow, that’s some splinter The centipede told him, That splinter’s my leg I only have one and so I have to beg I’m sorry, said Beetle, that splinter is wood I could pull it out and I think that I should Pulling the splinter made Centipede squirm But that’s how he found out he’s really a worm

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Date: 1/10/2022 3:07:00 PM
Hello Terry ... I just couldn't stop chuckling. A fair-dinkum funny poem Terry - Lindsay
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/11/2022 4:28:00 PM
Sometimes, just plain daft is just plain funny. Glad you thought so too. Terry
Date: 1/4/2022 2:33:00 PM
such a fun poem, terry, with a perfect ending!
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/4/2022 2:59:00 PM
I think I’ve slipped into soppy mode. It must be the gin ;-) chuffed that you enjoyed, Ilene. Terry
Date: 1/4/2022 10:42:00 AM
worm and squirm, well done! Aloha!
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/4/2022 10:58:00 AM
Thanks, Rico. Happy new year to you and yours. Terry
Date: 1/4/2022 7:12:00 AM
You are funny Terry! Really cute poem….Debx
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Date: 1/5/2022 12:05:00 PM
Says who….?!? Ha! Debx
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/5/2022 11:33:00 AM
That’s all just a vicious rumour, Deb. ;-) Terry
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Date: 1/5/2022 3:03:00 AM
Oh really Terry….I wonder what you were thinking about….a little worm??!! ha Deb x
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/4/2022 10:19:00 AM
Thanks, Deb. I have no idea what put a one legged centipede (er… worm) in my head but I’m glad you enjoyed. Terry
Date: 1/4/2022 12:41:00 AM
Lol now we know. Tom
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 1/4/2022 1:57:00 PM
Mmm it crossed my mind lol
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/4/2022 1:38:00 AM
Thanks, Tom. I bet you thought it was gonna be bawdy, though. Terry
Date: 1/3/2022 9:10:00 PM
Hahahahaha! As the worm turns! Delightful, Terry.
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/4/2022 1:34:00 AM
Thank you, Gershon. Felt like writing something light for my first submission of the year. Glad you enjoyed. Terry
Date: 1/3/2022 6:51:00 PM
Lol. Wow, There is a moral in there, I bet :) Fav—this made my evening!
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Terry Flood
Date: 1/4/2022 1:32:00 AM
Thanks, P.S. Glad you enjoyed and thanks also, for the fave. Terry
Date: 1/3/2022 5:59:00 PM
Hilarious, very clever! Thanks for a really good laugh...ab
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Date: 1/4/2022 1:30:00 AM
Glad you enjoyed, Anselmo. Terry