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His Own April Fool

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My oldest brother came up with a plan
For tomorrow's April Fools day for the clan.
He replaced the sugar in the bowl with salt.
It was a simple plan, but it had a fault

On April first he was the first to rise.
He found his strategy wasn't so wise:
He wanted cereal, and wanted it sweet,
So he spooned some salt into his shredded wheat.
He found out the joke was very cruel,
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His Own April Fool
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: april,brother,family,family life,joke,life,morning,salt,sugar,thinking
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
True story
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COMMENTS
Leeann Azzopardi 07 March 2020
A prefect poem for a trying day Bravo! Encore!
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Chinedu Dike 16 December 2019
That a beautiful creation written with a tinge of humour. I like your style of writing, Spock. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.
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Raj Arumugam 26 September 2016
Nothing like falling into one's own trap, Spock the Vegan....A memorable poem
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Spock The Vegan 26 September 2016
Yes, poetic justice.
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John Brown 29 June 2016
Clever little poem - I like it.
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thanks. Some days a good one comes together.
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Sarah Persson 12 June 2016
I think we can all picture this at the breakfast table. Made me smile. Thank you
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thank you too. My pleasure.
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Elisabeth Wingle 04 June 2016
Great poem, I just love family stories, especially funny ones.There is nothing better, than sitting with my siblings and hearing those rwo words .remember when.....
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thanks. It's great remembering family stories like this.
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Rigzen Angmo 30 November 2015
This is really good one: D
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thank you very much (3)
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Akhtar Jawad 22 November 2015
He found out the joke was very cruel, When he became his own April fool. Enjoyed it and followed the message hidden in it. An interesting poem.
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thanks. I don't usually like April fools Day, but this one I did.
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Kim Barney 11 October 2016
Followed the message hidden in it? I missed the hidden message. What was it?
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Beatrice Preti 18 October 2015
Cleverly written!
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thanks. It's fun putting rhymes to true stories.
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Pamela Sinicrope 18 October 2015
That's pretty funny! Thanks for sharing...
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Spock The Vegan 24 September 2016
Thank you too. These poems are like a journal entry. A reminder of days gone by.
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