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I never saw a wishing-well wish,
or a weeping willow cry.
or a teacher in a school of fish,
and I never saw butter fly.

I donít know why thereís toothpaste,
(to put a tooth back in?)
Iíve never seen a waste paperís waist,
(I would guess itís very thin).

There are so many words that confuse me,
but Iím really not that dumb.
Itís just that Iím still a baby,
Lying here sucking my thumb.


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All that is necessary for the forces of evil to win the world is for enough good men to do nothing...Edmund Burke


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The following comments are for "Confusing Words"
by Psycho6058

interesting
You surprised me at the end and made me smile. Somewhere burried in the archives of my poetry collection I have a poem on that same theme inheirited from my mom.

It's a good effort. Keep thinking about it. I have a hunch there's more to be added to this one.

( Posted by: Gramma [Member] On: May 1, 2006 )





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