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She Loves "Whose" Oreos?

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0 posted 10-21-1999 07:29 AM       View Profile for Toerag   Email Toerag   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Toerag

I don't know who wrote this. A friend of mine emailed it to me last nite..

A woman was waiting at an airport one night,
With several long hours before her flight.
She hunted for a book in the airport shops.
Bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop.

She was engrossed in her book but happened to see,
That the man sitting beside her, as bold as could be,
Grabbed a cookie or two from the bag in between,
Which she tried to ignore to avoid a scene.

So she munched the cookies and watched the clock,
As the gutsy cookie thief diminished her stock.
She was getting more irritated as the minutes ticked by,
Thinking, "If I wasn't so nice, I would blacken his eye."

With each cookie she took, he took one too,
When only one was left, she wondered what he would do.
With a smile on his face, and a nervous laugh,
He took the last cookie and broke it in half.

He offered her half, as he ate the other,
She snatched it from him and thought..ooh, brother!
This guy has some nerve and he's also rude,
Why he didn't even show any gratitude!

She had never known when she had been so galled,
And sighed with relief when her flight was called.
She gathered her belongings and headed to the gate,
Refusing to look back at the thieving ingrate.

She boarded the plane, and sank in the seat,
Then she sought her book, which was almost complete.
As she reached in her baggage, she gasped with surprise,
There was her bag of cookies, in front of her eyes.

If mine are here, she moaned in despair,
The others were his, and he tried to share.
Too late to apologize, she realized with grief,
That she was the rude one, the ingrate, the thief.
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1 posted 10-21-1999 07:40 AM       View Profile for suthern   Email suthern   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for suthern

Guess we should all dust off our spirit of generosity and not be so quick to condemn... great poem, Toe... thanks for sharing!!!
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2 posted 10-21-1999 09:45 AM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

A VERY good lesson here! If you eat someone else's cookies, you STILL have your own! Sorry! It is a nice lesson...look before you eat!
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3 posted 10-21-1999 09:49 AM       View Profile for Pepper   Email Pepper   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Pepper

Thanks for sharing Toe...
Really enjoyed this much....


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4 posted 10-21-1999 10:01 AM       View Profile for Watcher666   Email Watcher666   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Watcher666's Home Page   View IP for Watcher666

Liked this much! Great message here.

Illusion...what we see and what we's all up to you.
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5 posted 10-21-1999 04:19 PM       View Profile for LngJhnAg   Email LngJhnAg   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for LngJhnAg

deVine - lmao@sharing - you are truly a wicked wicked girl - lol
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6 posted 10-21-1999 05:05 PM       View Profile for Systematic Decay   Email Systematic Decay   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Systematic Decay

A very cute peom, with a wonderful message. I would feel so bad if I were her.

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7 posted 10-21-1999 05:21 PM       View Profile for PhaerieChild   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for PhaerieChild

Ohhhh Noooo!!! I would have felt so small!! Loved the poem! Great message!!

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8 posted 10-21-1999 05:22 PM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

Man, I knew those Oreos were bad for you.
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9 posted 10-21-1999 05:45 PM       View Profile for caroline   Email caroline   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for caroline


Great poem Toe! Gave me a good giggle for today
pssst~~ Ms. are toooo funny!!

[This message has been edited by caroline (edited 10-21-1999).]
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10 posted 10-22-1999 09:01 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

This is great, Toe, thanks for sharing! Geeze, come to think of it, he was a really swell guy, huh!?

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11 posted 10-22-1999 09:10 PM       View Profile for Michael   Email Michael   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Michael

There's a moral here somewhere...isn't there?
Thanx for sharing this one, Toe, but stay away from my cookies.

Michael Anderson

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but a dream within a dream?

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12 posted 10-22-1999 09:20 PM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan We should get chocolate chip next time???

oops - sorry Toe - It really is a good poem..
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