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A New Englander Looks At Hell (Kat's Challenge)
by Roger A. Ochs

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A good man died and went to heaven
"Cause that's where good men go.
St. Peter said, "You've been so good
You get one last wish you know."

The good man thought and finally spoke,
"I'm glad to be at Heaven's Gate
But if I'd mis-behaved I wonder
What would have been my fate?"

St. Peter said, "I'll bend the rule
And let you take a look.
But only because you've been so good
Not one bad mark in your book."

St. Peter pushed with all his might
And moved a bright red cloud
The man looked down. Gave a gasp
And shouted right out aloud.

"Why, it's a Winter Wonderland!
It's even snowing there!
Pete peeked himself then he jumped up
And flew through heaven's air.

"Wait "til I tell the Boss of this.
He'll have a million queries.
He'll want to know just how the hell
The Red Sox won The World Series!"

(If you don't know about "The Curse Of The Bambino" You're not a New Englander.)

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Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Ah but since the writing of this poem, the Sox won the series as you well know, being a New Englander...LOL, Ed
Reviewed by Patricia Boudreau (Reader)
Perfect !!!! Ah the old "curse"...Old Tut has NOTHING on "The Babe" !!!
Reviewed by Paul Bright (Reader)
Man, and I thought Cubs fans had it bad.
Reviewed by Sanil nath (Reader)
Wonderful write .. Thanks for visiting my page ....
Reviewed by Erica Ivory
very good..loved it
Reviewed by Larry Skahill
ha - this is great
I really loved it (but don't think it will happen soon)
Reviewed by Tien Avielle (Reader)
hahahahaha - thanks, Roger ! Sorry it took so long to come back...didn't even know about my dear Kat'(e)s challenge until now, but oh yes, we all need to laugh so desperately! Hugs, Tien
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader)
You crack me up Roger!!!!!!
Oh and My parents live in VT so I am in the club by default.
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader)
LOL! Crazy fella
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
Roger, you are a hoot, what a sense of humor you have.
Reviewed by jing javier
enjoyed reading this one, dad!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
LOLOLOLOLOL!!! the man! too funny...thank you...the poem and the pic...priceless. :) (((HUGS))) and love, karla. :) so THAT'S what they mean when hell freezes over!! :)
Reviewed by Trixie Love
Totally enjoyed this...
Fabulous write....

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
this was just great.....hahahaha
i did't want to smile
but you did it again.. :)
you little devil
thank you
Reviewed by Maria Lupinacci
Great Poem!! Very cool! lol! You are too funny!

Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
A well deserved curse tpp if you are a Yankee's fan. This was fun.
Reviewed by Bill Murray
Yes Ted, I know the curse of the "Bambino."
When he left Boston all hope went with him for a pennant. This is a neat story that tickles the funny bone. Bill Murray
Reviewed by Dee C.
Loved the poem...the pic is great, only traveled through New England (beautiful) and not a sports fan :( (who's the Red
~ Dee
Reviewed by jude forese
never should have let "The Babe" go... from a Bronx Bomber ;)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
I love the sign!!!!!!!!

LOL and totally enjoyed the poem. Thanks for taking me up on my challenge.
Reviewed by Linda Hill
Loved the pic and verse...
Excellent, my friend.
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
Great Roger, and the picture is chilly hot!
Reviewed by Faye Enno (Reader)
Wonderful! =0)
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Great response Roger! loved this;-)lol
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