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The Origin of Insomnia

Contributed by softerware on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 @ 06:11:37 AM in AEST
Topic: HumorPoetry



Most fairy tales are gruesome; Where wolves and goblins hide;
They left me shaking in my bed; My eyeballs open wide!

Tales to reach us kids to teach us; To be wise and good;
Was scary stuff that kept me up; Recall these if you would:

Theres the tale of Jack and Jill; As up the hill they rushed;
But down they fell, got hurt as well; I think that they were pushed.

Remember the old woman; Who lived inside a shoe?
She had one kid too many; One had to go, we knew!

The farmers wife kept sharp her knife; to sever tails of mice:
Mice tails I knew where hid in stew, or green beans or the like.

I stayed away from curds and whey; Miss Muffet was a twit;
Arachnids love the stuff enough; To cuddle up to it!

I went to bed with fairy tales, then prayed my soul to keep;
(Just in case I passed away while I was sound asleep).

Beneath your bed; If youre well read; theyre planning our defeat!
Look out! Look out! When grown ups tout the joys of counting sheep!




Copyright © softerware ... [ 2018-09-18 06:11:37]
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Re: The Origin of Insomnia (User Rating: 1 )
by ingeniusidiot on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 @ 11:42:17 AM AEST
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Hello my friend,
You have changed my perspective on these short stories and rhymes that me, like so many others grew up listening to when we were younger. Since I started reading your work I have found so many of your pieces to be inspirational.
I cant choose a favorite line because the entire piece got me to thinking about how correct you actually are :)
Yet again you have penned another brilliant and fascinating piece.

Your friend
Rich


Re: The Origin of Insomnia (User Rating: 1 )
by allforyou on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 @ 11:16:32 PM AEST
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This had awesome rhythm to it and your dark view of these fairytales is right up my alley! Loved It!

-Kara aka allforyou


Re: The Origin of Insomnia (User Rating: 1 )
by unknown_utopia on Thursday, 27th September 2018 @ 05:01:37 AM AEST
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Can not stop giggling
thanx for sharing....




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