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Friday, December 01, 2006
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This morning driving to work at 6am, still sleepy, I misheard a radio announcer, talking about a Winter Wonderland.  I thought he said a Linted Wonderland, and started laughing to myself in the car when I realized my mistake.  But then my poetic juices started to simmer and this goofy little poem popped into my cabeza!
Read this in the melody of Winterland
A Linted Wonderland
The dryer spins
Filled with sweaters
They're the signs of the weather
The lint trap is gray as it spins away
Filling up a linted wonderland
Round and round, spin some towels
Mixed with sweats, down and cowls
They tango in dance
A fabric romance
Filling up a linted wonderland
Mixing whites, with some colors
Dumping brights, and the dullers
My sweaters are frayed
I'm lazy that way
Filling up a linted wonderland
When the clothes are dried
I let them sit there
As they wrinkle into many folds
When I go to wear them
I'll look awful
But I don't give a shit because its cold
On my hair, I'll have lint balls
In the colors of my sweat clothes
I'll look like a mess
Yeah, that's how I'll dress
Looking like a linted wonderhead
Looking like a Linted Wonderhead

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Reviewed by Lori Moore 6/30/2009
Thanks for the laugh.
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 12/6/2006
This is hilarious! Now, every time I hear the original, I'll be laughing my fool head off!

Great One!!!

Reviewed by Approximately Naive 12/6/2006
When the clothes are dried
I let them sit there
As they wrinkle into many folds
When I go to wear them
I'll look awful
But I don't give a shit because its cold

I second Paul. Hear hear!! I never did see the sense of ironing shirts that were going to be sweat stained and creased with toil within the hour of my starting work.
Reviewed by Paul Williams 12/5/2006
LOLOL what a wonderful washday ditty Anita...

When the clothes are dried
I let them sit there
As they wrinkle into many folds
When I go to wear them
I'll look awful
But I don't give a shit because its cold

Class! LOL


Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 12/5/2006
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan 12/4/2006
You are the Queen of clever, regardless of the lint in your hair or gray fuzzies. Nice way to start my day...guess I'd better get a load of laundry going...ughhhh.
Love, Taylor
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 12/3/2006
Great ditty spun from a 'mis-heard' word...

Reviewed by Lew Duffey 12/3/2006
Inside the laundry is spinning
and the lint is winning the race.
Come on keep the dryer drying
and the filter cleaning for the lint is spinning every place:

Isn't it great how someone can say something and someone else can come up with a delightfully funny write?
God Bless,
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 12/2/2006
Your laundry etiquette sounds about as efficient as mine, Anita! Who needs colours when you can have one particular all-co-ordinating shade of pinkey-grey?! Matches the whites of my eyes a treat! Adore this! YOU sparkle, even if your sequins have been dulled! LOL K xx
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/2/2006
Amazing what can tick you off huh!!

Well done Anita!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/2/2006
You just amaze me, btw so do England atdemo..

I'm having kittens here...
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 12/2/2006
I love it!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/2/2006
But I don't give a shit because its cold

You Can Say That Again!

And May Your Days Be Very Merry In Your Fabulous Linted Wonderland!
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 12/1/2006
Gather it all up A Pax and throw it out to the birds~ they love it!
Funny write~
Love and Peace~
Reviewed by J M 12/1/2006
LOLOL This one is creative and a wonderland.
Reviewed by Danielle Mundy 12/1/2006
LMAO I had tears rolling down my face on this one..I sang it to my kids too and they thought it was HILARIOUS! Woo..gonna have to save this one :p
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 12/1/2006
Wow! We're on the same page. I have a small trash can next to my dryer chocked full of a linted wonderland. Now...I have dollar signs in my eyes at the prospects of choice real estate.
You're funny!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 12/1/2006
Two thumbs up on this one, magical and musical and i loved every line of it. Well done my Anita my friend.

Reviewed by CJ Heck 12/1/2006
I sang this, Anita, and it's absofriggin'lutely hysterical! You did a fantastic job writing this -- only a poet ... only a poet! I love it, my friend!
Reviewed by richard cederberg 12/1/2006
Your poetic cabeza Dear Anita, never, ever, falters. I chuckled through this whole thing.

"But I don't give a shit because its cold" Such language from a nice Hispanic woman!

You rock Queenoid!

Light and Wisdom ...
Richard Lloyd Cederberg
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