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    She swam all the way home to Nantucket,
    and caught several fish in a bucket
    and also a seal,
    which started to
    squeal,
    So she said, "Shut the hell up" and struck it.

    One day in an old china shop




    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    One day in an old china shop,
    a fine bowl I happened to drop.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    One day in an old china shop,
    a fine bowl I happened to drop.
    The proprietor said,

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    One day in an old china shop,
    a fine bowl I happened to drop.
    The proprietor said,
    "Pay up, or you're dead!"


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    One day in an old china shop,
    a fine bowl I happened to drop.
    The proprietor said,
    "Pay up, or you're dead!"
    I replied, "It was cracked, you old fop!"

    But, determined to make me pay up,
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    But, determined to make me pay up,
    He seized a humongous bronze cup


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    But, determined to make me pay up,
    he seized a humongous bronze cup.
    When I ran for the door,
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    But, determined to make me pay up,
    he seized a humongous bronze cup.
    When I ran for the door,
    He let out a roar


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    But, determined to make me pay up,
    he seized a humongous bronze cup.
    When I ran for the door,
    He let out a roar
    And BOINGGG! I was one sorry pup.

    I learned a great lesson that day
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    I learned a great lesson that day
    In a China Shop one shouldn't play
    BREAKFAST WITH LAVERN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9ui68rmpcw


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    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.

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    Everybody loves Lavern.

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    I blurves me some Vernie.

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    Damn, Haggis...Vernie would be upset, and nobody wants to see that.

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    I love you, Lavern. That is all.
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    Lavern! Lavern! Lavern!

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    I learned a great lesson that day
    In a China Shop one shouldn't play
    Every vase is so rare
    Last edited by Nymtoc; 11-15-2017 at 09:42 PM.


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    I learned a great lesson that day
    In a China Shop one shouldn't play

    Every vase is so rare
    That I'll no longer dare

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    I learned a great lesson that day
    In a China Shop one shouldn't play

    Every vase is so rare
    That I'll no longer dare
    To walk into such places. Oy veh!

    I slept very badly last night


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    I slept very badly last night
    The nightmares gave me such a fright
    BREAKFAST WITH LAVERN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9ui68rmpcw


    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.

    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    Everybody loves Lavern.

    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    I blurves me some Vernie.

    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    Damn, Haggis...Vernie would be upset, and nobody wants to see that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mclesh View Post
    I love you, Lavern. That is all.
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    Lavern! Lavern! Lavern!

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    I slept very badly last night
    The nightmares gave me such a fright.
    A sound under my bed,
    Last edited by CDSinex; 11-17-2017 at 09:03 AM.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    I slept very badly last night
    The nightmares gave me such a fright.
    A sound under my bed,
    SOMETHING MOVED BY MY HEAD!
    Inspiration can be as destructive as any other form of fire.

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    I slept very badly last night
    The nightmares gave me such a fright.
    A sound under my bed,
    something moved by my head,
    but fled when I switched on the light.

    The pizza guy knocked on the door.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The pizza guy knocked on the door
    So I dragged myself off the cold floor

    "Strange Destinies" by Guillermo Rubio Arias-Paz, translated from the Spanish and out now on Amazon and the Endless Bookcase.

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    The pizza guy knocked on the door
    So I dragged myself off the cold floor.
    He was two hours late,
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The pizza guy knocked on the door
    So I dragged myself off the cold floor.
    He was two hours late,
    He rolled in on one skate,


    "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens." -- William Beveridge

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    The pizza guy knocked on the door
    So I dragged myself off the cold floor.
    He was two hours late,
    He rolled in on one skate,
    by which time I was starting to snore.

    The pizzas of course were stone cold

    "Strange Destinies" by Guillermo Rubio Arias-Paz, translated from the Spanish and out now on Amazon and the Endless Bookcase.

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    The pizzas of course were stone cold,
    the driver I started to scold.
    Some of my previously published poems are now on PoemHunter CDSinex

    Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. Lao Tzu (c. 601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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    The pizzas of course were stone cold,
    the driver I started to scold
    yet he wanted a tip

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    The pizzas of course were stone cold,
    the driver I started to scold
    yet he wanted a tip
    so I gave him some lip

    "Strange Destinies" by Guillermo Rubio Arias-Paz, translated from the Spanish and out now on Amazon and the Endless Bookcase.

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    The pizzas of course were stone cold,
    the driver I started to scold
    yet he wanted a tip
    so I gave him some lip
    and ended face down in a skip.

    The kids were making a racket
    Everything yields to treatment.

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