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Toerag
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since 07-29-99
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Ala bam a


0 posted 09-14-99 02:03 PM       View Profile for Toerag   Email Toerag   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Toerag

She strides across the farm land,
With purpose in her eyes,
Surveying likely spots,
with the expertise so wise.
The coming decision will surely be
the most vital of the day,
No little things will be allowed
to stand in nature's way.

She does her job as one possessed
with total dedication,
Aware of responsibility
for the future of the nation.
There can be nothing left undone,
In this so important inspection,
To gather relevant data
for soil content correction.

"This seems the correct size and shape,
and texture, scent and feel.
I'll give this bit a little nudge,
to make sure that it's real.
I'd say it needs a little more,
just up there to the right,
And maybe to the side a bit,
but I'll do that tonight."

The barren soil awaits renewal,
quiet, unafraid,
At last, she takes three steps ahead
with the decision made,
And with her tail held high and straight,
in her usual salutation,
she makes todays deposit
to the rebirth of the nation.

And then, and only then,
her patriotic duty done,
She returns to join the other sheep,
Grazing in the sun.

Then she walks back to the sheep herd,
Always on the lookout,
She never knows when Balladeer,
may be looking for a "rear" mount.


[This message has been edited by Toerag (edited 09-14-99).]
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WhtDove
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since 07-22-99
Posts 9561
Illinois


1 posted 09-14-99 02:07 PM       View Profile for WhtDove   Email WhtDove   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit WhtDove's Home Page   View IP for WhtDove

Toe another unexpected twist there at the end! LOL...oooh man!
Andrew Scott
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since 06-24-99
Posts 2655
Redlands,CA,USA


2 posted 09-14-99 02:15 PM       View Profile for Andrew Scott   Email Andrew Scott   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Andrew Scott

A pretty serious poem with a good message, and then... Zing! I'd have to say that was a well aimed shot. As always, most enjoyable. Thanks again Toe.
~one voice~
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since 07-08-99
Posts 668
Billings, MT USA


3 posted 09-14-99 02:19 PM       View Profile for ~one voice~   Email ~one voice~   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for ~one voice~

Yes, Toerag, quite the unexpected twist! I was first thinking that is so wonderful the way you took such a simple subject and seemed to put it to rhyme with ease!

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~onevoice~

"Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris. Nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior."


Balladeer
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since 06-05-99
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Ft. Lauderdale, Fl USA


4 posted 09-14-99 02:30 PM       View Profile for Balladeer   Email Balladeer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Balladeer's Home Page   View IP for Balladeer

HAH! He puts nothing to rhyme with ease, one voice! Toe, I thought you were the one always in arrears. The cows have been talking about your dairy-air!

Comin' after ya, fruit despoiler. LOL!
suthern
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since 07-29-99
Posts 20770
on the threshold of a dream


5 posted 09-14-99 02:38 PM       View Profile for suthern   Email suthern   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for suthern

Toe's derriere is being discussed??? What a lovely topic!! LOL.

Toerag: This is wonderful! I love it!!! Continuing to make her contribution to this fine land of ours under such adverse conditions... knowing she and her kind are under constant surveillance from the lawless Baaaaalladeer!!! What courage! LOL.
Seymour Tabin
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since 07-07-99
Posts 32119
Tamarac Fla


6 posted 09-14-99 03:46 PM       View Profile for Seymour Tabin   Email Seymour Tabin   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Seymour Tabin

Toerag,
Good poem but I'm afraid once more you've disturbed the killer bee.
 
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