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My Excuses

 I started on my homewor
but my pen ran out of ink.
My hamster ate my homework.
My computer's on the blink.
I accidentally dropped it in the soup my mom was cooking.
My brother flushed it down the toilet when I wasn't looking.
My mother ran my homework through the washer and the dryer.
An airplane crashed into our house.
My homework caught on fire.
Tornadoes blew my notes away.
Volcanoes struck our town.
My homework was taken
by an evil killer clown.
Some aliens abducted me.
I had a shark attack.
A pirate swiped my homework
and refused to give it back.
It took so long to make these up I realized, with dread,
it would have just been easier
to do the work instead.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 9, 2008

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  • Sherif Fayed (3/19/2012 12:43:00 PM)

    vry nice this describes my feeling but i just have to make excuses if i dont do it and iam trying to do it

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  • Assorted Thoughts (12/6/2011 9:57:00 PM)

    Very nice, these remind me of Shel Silverstein.
    Is that whom Heen Sheehy was referring to?

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  • Heen Sheehy (1/4/2009 4:05:00 PM)

    It's a good poem, but I'm pretty sure that apart from the last couple of lines, that is exactly the same poem as another one I have read before!

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