Patricia Gale

Bragging Rights - Poem by Patricia Gale

I have just been given bragging rights
Yes it happened tonight
Before the sun gave its final shine
Carefully a 30 pound 4 ounce watermelon was pulled from its vine

Yes I do believe that entitles me to the right
To brag and make a little sight
Pictures upon the scale I took
No, it will not go down in a book

But it was grown with my two hands
On country land
Where my certificate to brag is framed
And yes it has been proclaimed

By a witness standing at my side
He almost fell over and died
When the scale tipped over thirty
And all I could say is, Isn’t it purdy*

Comments about Bragging Rights by Patricia Gale

  • (8/7/2007 5:49:00 AM)

    Fresh fruits harvested from our backyard that grew by the care of our hands is a pride indeed. I took felt proud of my produced such such mango, mangosteen, papaya, etc whic I palnted around my house. To taste them bloats my pride even greater. Thanks for sharing Patricia. Your grandsons must be proud of you too! High marks. (Report) Reply

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  • (7/26/2007 7:49:00 AM)

    Good God Patricia! I would do well to grow a cherry tomato with my own hands! Well done you on your bumper crop.... Enjoy! ! HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • (7/26/2007 5:22:00 AM)

    Well done indeed Patricia, what a beauty. lol I love the title and the poem is a gem. Congrats from Tai, in de skies as Aciiiiiiid Test (Report) Reply

  • (7/26/2007 5:09:00 AM)

    Now all you need is a big country picnic...fried chicken...corn on the cob...baked beans...potatoes salad....greens..biscuts and honey...then top it of with a few slices of that watermelon.....nice poem takes me back to some family picnics....thanks for the memories.....did you use some good old country fertilizer to get it to grow that big? : O) (Report) Reply

  • (7/26/2007 3:04:00 AM)

    Purdy fun poem... southern bell 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011

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