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Max the Music Man rocked his mandolin, Toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ grew hip again.       He made music that lingers,       With his fast fancy fingers Then treated his calluses with lanolin.   Prompt from SoCS: use “man” either as a … Continue reading

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By a girl, poor Tommy was smitten For her, he’d gladly take a lickin’. Washed his face, combed his hair Bought new clothes- even underwear – And proposed marriage as soon as was fittin’. Now Sally for Tommy didn’t yearn Enough … Continue reading

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Angry Andrew

He was known as Angry Andrew; Any mistake and his temper flew. People stepped aside, Until the day he died Without a friend to bid him adieu. ————– I picked up my five and seven year old great-granddaughters for a hundred … Continue reading

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Chuck and Shelley tied the marriage knot In a lovely chapel called “The Charming Spot” But their bliss faded when the bills came due Their love was challenged, that was true. With open eyes, they realized, ’twas the budget they forgot. … Continue reading

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“Grandma, you have old skin; I have new skin.  Smell it.” “Um, smells good, sweetie pie” “Grandma, what’s that?” “That’s called a mole, honey.” Grandma, why do you have those brown spots?” “I’m just getting old, baby.” “Grandma, I don’t … Continue reading

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