Kim Barney


Kim Barney
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If you drink, don't drive.
Don't even putt.

What famous person said that?

And then there was the condemned golfer who asked the hangman,
" Mind if I take a few practice swings? "
(Hal Roach)

When golf first started, one under par was a birdie, two under par was an eagle and three under par was a partridge. They had to change that because you couldn't get a partridge under a par three.
(John MacKay)

I shot a birdie today. The little @#$%&# wouldn't stop tweeting while I was trying to putt!
(Mitch Murray)

Hardly anyone ever reads two of my best poems. They are THE ANGRY STORM and ROOFTOP ... more »

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  • ''I wouldn't trade that experience for anything in the world, but I wouldn't give ten cents to do it again.''
    Said by my wife's 80+ year old grandfather after rafting down the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam.
  • ''If you find me asleep, leave me alone; dead, wake me up.''
    Antonio Maria, Brazilian poet (1921-1964)
  • ''Ambulância! Salva um e mata dez!
    (Ambulance! It saves one and kills ten!)''
    Genady Pawlenko, a Brazilian friend of mine of Russian descent [said after seeing an ambulance tear down the street at a reckless speed]
  • ''After all is said and done,
    there's been more said than done.''
    Don't remember where I first heard this, but I've said it many times since!
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  • Smoky Hoss (1/8/2017 9:20:00 PM)

    I think Groucho Marx may have said the line about after all is said and done, but am not certain. No matter, it is a great and true proverb.

  • Theodora Onken (12/3/2016 5:33:00 AM)

    Kim writes with an amazing mix of fun writes and puzzles...these puzzle make us think; Love solving any mystery- -believe is knows so much on just about everything - and this characteristic only adds to the enjoyment i am having reading him. So glad that you decided to get back to writing, Kim! What a joy you are!

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Best Poem of Kim Barney

Shall I Compare Thee To A Bale Of Hay?

Shall I compare thee to a bale of hay?
Hay is more lovely with a better shape.
Thou must have seen many a better day;
One look at thee and one tries to escape.
Sometimes too hot the sun on thee did shine
And that is why thy poor skin is all burned.
I thought that I could look at thee just fine
But suddenly my stomach overturned.
Yet thy eternal glamour cannot fade
For fade it has already; it did flee!
It is too late for thou to find the shade;
For a picture of wrinkled, look at thee.
And now the time has come to end this song;
To have it go on longer...

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