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By night when others soundly slept
And hath at once both ease and rest,
My waking eyes were open kept
To pinch from motor cars 'twas best.

I sought that which my soul did love
Like sat nav, bags and mobile phones,
Clothed all in black and both hands gloved
To burgle Escorts I was prone.

My hungry sack I filled with good (ies)
And bottled all my victims' tears,
But then two coppers grabbed my hood (ie)
And banished me to Court with cheers.

'What to this villain shall I give?'
The judge asked as he sentenced me,
And not one wanting to forgive
Cried out 'GAOL FOR ETERNITY !'



Colin Baker 07


(With thanks to Anne Bradstreet)


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Colin Baker BSc (Hons) (Open) BA (Hons) Soc Sci (Open)


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The following comments are for "By Night When Others Soundly Slept (I'd pinch lots of stuff)"
by colinbaker62

"not least because one Escort was his"
many a true word...

Colin, thanks for this, gave a much needed laugh.

yours sincerely, a reformed character ;)

( Posted by: AuldMiseryGuts [Member] On: September 13, 2007 )

Reformed
Hi Shannon, and it's good to know that some are able to be reformed. They haven't got to me yet, at least not thus far....lol......



Colin

( Posted by: colinbaker62 [Member] On: September 14, 2007 )

thanks
yes a laugh was needed here too.
very nice piece.

( Posted by: monkpeabody [Member] On: September 18, 2007 )

Thanks
Thanks Monk..What a splendid user name you have by the way! Wish I'd thought of that one....

( Posted by: colinbaker62 [Member] On: September 18, 2007 )





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