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A Tall Tale

Rating: 5.0

To the heavens they would rise
my yarns, excuses, alibis.
Such tall tales I could tell
and all constructed very well
I built them grand and I kept them neat
enjoying life in the penthouse suite
so imagine my surprise
when I tripped on one small lie
I bumbled,
I stumbled

and over the edge I tumbled
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Edward Kofi Louis 29 January 2016

With a long tail. Thanks for sharing.

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Susan Lacovara 22 March 2014

What better than a wee bit of humor, that we can laugh at the bumbling of us all....You have such command o the stories you tell. I am new fan....PEACE

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Karen Sinclair 19 July 2012

Brilliantly clever! you painted white crisp shirts and wings only to reveal the true political gift of the gab and how gullible they see us mere mortals.....cheers karen

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Sandra Martyres 28 October 2009

Love your rhyming skills Chuck...you do it with style and humour too...like Patti I too have a huge grin on my face...

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Patti Masterman 22 October 2009

Gee I'm smiling so big I know I must look stupid (but at least nobody can see it) .

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Robert E Hann 06 October 2009

I do enjoy your gift of rhyme. So many poems, so little time. But I'll be back I promise you. Because I am a rhymer too. Robert

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Ruth Walters 15 September 2009

I like the beat to this one...very fast and it lifted me along with it. Ruthy

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Duh Huh 10 June 2009

This poem has all the ingredients for great reading. A very astute observation about politics with a substantial injection of down to goodness humour. I love it. Thank you for sharing. :)

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Linda Winchell 08 December 2008

Bravo! ! A very nice tall tale! ! ! ! Ten! Linda

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David Desantis 06 June 2008

hahahha a poet politician eh? ? I loved it, great job as always

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