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Without A Clue

The guests were partying in the big house a burglar sneaked in armed with a lead pipe Mrs. White in the kitchen bastes a grouse Colonel Mustard had guests caught in his hype A candle stick shone while hung from a rope in the library Miss Scarlett, dressed in red felt a cold shiver when a hand did grope then led to the study, she, filled with dread In the hall a loud bang sounds with a boom a revolver echoed… Reverend Green fell Professor Plum in the billiard room bled from a dagger…a final farewell In the lounge, Mrs Peacock ( what a wench ) reflects on her actions, holding a wrench © 9/6/2014 This sonnet is based on the game of Cluedo it has been the source of many hours of entertainment and the source of many an argument, possibly leading to murder. Mr Green was originally called Reverend Green it was changed to Mr. for the American market.

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Date: 5/12/2016 12:03:00 PM
Beautiful in the most unique way.. Loving this piece so much
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Date: 11/13/2015 2:40:00 PM
This is great fun to read! Brings back old memories...
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Date: 8/28/2014 12:52:00 PM
I love playing "clue". A well done poem about a super game.
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Date: 8/3/2014 2:20:00 PM
This is great! Really enjoyed the idea that went into this, really different!
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Date: 7/23/2014 9:16:00 PM
I have never played that game but your sonnet is great. BBBravooooo!!!!!
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Date: 7/17/2014 10:13:00 AM
Hi David, nice to know you: Reads like a vintage poem (veddy proper) Great write! Thanks for the comment on my first glance.
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Date: 7/15/2014 8:24:00 AM
interesting sonnet!
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Date: 7/14/2014 7:31:00 AM
Very nice sonnet. I enjoyed reading. Thank you and God bless you. Happy writing.
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Date: 7/11/2014 4:03:00 PM
witty witty write!!!! and i like the words used!!! nice one!
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Date: 7/9/2014 4:25:00 PM
exciting wordplay fro a cluedo party.. love that game and your write, david... huggs
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Date: 7/7/2014 9:34:00 AM
I have never played Cluedo in my life, but your poem sure gripped me, I love mysteries--made me remember to go and re-visit my mystery novels...way back from childhood I loved Nancy Drew and Encyclopedia Brown...thank you for visiting my poem, I am doing fine, save for an irritating dry cough...as for Bukowski, actually I 'binged' on him when I saw that contest, couldn't stop myself reading poem after poem of his, gripped-- before that, I wasn't really familiar with his works, only his name.
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Date: 7/5/2014 11:48:00 PM
Excellent David, loved this one!!!
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Date: 7/5/2014 11:40:00 PM
It is poems like these that immortalize games for future generations, inspiring them to get involved in wanting to play. I so enjoyed your poem. I only played this game a few times, but I have fond memories just the same.
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Date: 7/5/2014 11:00:00 AM
David, I'm passing by to thank you for your encouragement of late. I'm still struggling and in limbo, but...I wanted to thank you for your kindness. I don't know this game. My fav game is Pictionary. Hugs
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Date: 7/5/2014 1:49:00 AM
this was a really cool sonnet, David. I think I played this game once in my whole life, when I was young, but i hear it gets acted out in converation games, like mystery tours where everyone has a part to play!! That would be so fun to be part of.
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Date: 7/3/2014 9:21:00 PM
Poor folks, didn't even see it coming. Excellent sonnet :D
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Date: 7/2/2014 8:00:00 PM
Nice visionary play on words. Enjoyed. Blessings.
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Date: 7/2/2014 7:01:00 PM
Awesome! I am a big board game geek! this was great, I enjoyed it!
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Date: 7/2/2014 6:13:00 PM
I loved playing this game with my family David...brings back great memories...Tim
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Date: 7/2/2014 3:46:00 PM
Mysterious and scary..Ow you are able to write all kind of stories and keep the poem so intriguingly interesting!!!
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Date: 7/2/2014 1:46:00 PM
- Murder and Mystery .... well written, David! - Thanks for the nice visit on my Haiku/ Storms - Always a pleasure to see you. - Take care my friend! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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