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    dots Submission Name: An Unfortunate Incidentdots
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    Author: marigold
    Elite Ratio:    3.08 - 182/203/89
    Words: 114
    Class/Type: Poetry/Comedy
    Total Views: 1227
    Average Vote:    3.5000
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    dotsAn Unfortunate Incidentdots
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    One rainy day a red-cheeked gnome
    went tramping down the street,
    his steps were brisk, he hummed a tune
    green boots were on his feet.

    He splashed in all the puddles gray
    and made the children jump,
    he was so absent-minded that--
    oh dear, another bump...

    A puddle he then came across
    that was surpassing fair,
    for moonlit, lacy flowers shone
    inside its wat'ry lair.

    His humming ceased, his eyes grew dim
    enchantment stopped his heart,
    into the fay kaliedascope
    his breath spead like a dart.

    He fell into the puddle then
    and ne'er again was seen,
    oh! where now is the laughing gnome
    with boots so brightly green?




    Submitted on 2006-06-13 12:50:23     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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    ||| Comments |||
      LOL. Poor gnome!

    Slight nitpicking: You put "kaliedascope". You may have meant "kaleidoscope". Other than that, a very fun read - though not for the gnome, I'm sure
    | Posted on 2008-02-07 00:00:00 | by Maverique | [ Reply to This ]
      it,s cool , funny too , haven't gotten a laugh in a while is probably why [don't mean to be rude there ] ,is cool
    | Posted on 2007-12-13 00:00:00 | by every48seconds | [ Reply to This ]
      Nice story I like the flow and the easy read of it.
    but I didn't get it. maybe I'm reading it wrong.
    The Poor Man's Poet.
    | Posted on 2006-06-13 00:00:00 | by Bobby K | [ Reply to This ]
      I love this, probably due to my own affection for gnomes. It is very unique, and as far as I know you and I are the only ones who have posted writes about them. Mine is called Romancing the Garden Gnome. I hope you will check it out. However, I should make this comment about your poem. I like the format, it was easy to read. I also liked the ending very much. I could picture the gnome vividly while I was reading. I think this could be elongated into a short story. I am adding this to my favs. :D
    LeAnna
    | Posted on 2006-06-13 00:00:00 | by RedRoseofBlood | [ Reply to This ]


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