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Enough of the stigma...for my darling pet goldfish.
by Kay P M- Devenish

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I am a little goldfish
and I've had enough of lies
I float behind my glass wall home
invaded by your eyes.
I've heard the rumors go around
that say
I have 'NO brain'
and I've finally had ENOUGH of it
so have asked Kay ....to...explain.

Telepathy was what I used to send this poem to her
her empathy with me you see
is likely NOT to err.

The facts about US goldfish
are in fact as PLAIN as stew
it's simply...
'we're NOT stupid...we just HIDE our high I.Q.
The tittle tales? (their lies are whales)
they say OUR 'mem'ries short'
WELL really!!!
is it US the hooks catch
when the fish get caught?
We're smart enough to be a pet
and keep our watch on you
and we NEVER BLUDGE to close our eyes
EVEN if you ask us to.

We blow you big OH kisses
(even when you've turned your head)
and EVEN when you're making love
we don't change our gold to red.
We keep out of hot water so we are ALWAYS 'cool!'
and we share our gold
with young or old
yet you still scold WE.... are 'fool!"
The scientists have done it...
they misconstrue d the facts,
they said 'WE'D eat OUR selves to death'
....that we 'FORGET we JUST had snacks.'

WELL!!!
just 'cause we COULD peck all day
(IF some moron GIVES us food)
it doesn't PROVE that we are dumb
IT just proves that we're NOT rude.
When someone gives a gift to you
it's POLITE that you accept,
yes,we'd eat until we died
but it's rude if we reject?
Yet still you human experts think
OUR brain's THE SMALLEST ONE!,
WELL!!
Us goldfish
wish
you'd
stop all this
for...in fact...
it's YOU.... WHO'S DUMB!!

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Reviewed by Joyce Devenish 1/22/2007
Excellent story told well as a nice poem. Great.
Reviewed by Londis Carpenter 9/8/2003
This is amazing. It is also cute and creative. I love it TY
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 9/8/2003
I loved my axolotil (sp??????????) lol

I had him for three years....and when he died it broke my heart. Maybe it's an Aussie thing...;)

Ty, enjoyed this one, Dani
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 9/8/2003
Wow! Hi Kay.. I read this 3 times.. and found it speaking to me on a different level each time.. sigh.. perhaps I'm a bit 'hyper-sensitive' at the moment.. (smile).. but this is utterly charming and clever at its most straightforward.. it is borderline brilliant as a commentary.. I applaud your ability to write such a cool piece! This is art for the thinking person.. wonderful! katy xox.
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 9/5/2003
Cute write, Kay.
Amor
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 9/5/2003
This was excellent, I loved this!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 9/5/2003
LOL...oh my goodness Kay this is absolutely wonderful and fantastically creative...KUDOS KUDOS KUDOS!!!!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 9/4/2003
Kay, this is great!! I love it...
Hugs..
Jenni
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 9/4/2003
Wow, not this is clever, well done.
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 9/4/2003
Touche, my friend.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 9/3/2003
Kay...excellent write!!!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/3/2003
From one goldfish to another...have a nice day!!

Very well written Kay!!

See you on board later...hehehehe...hope those men don't feed us to tha sharks!!

You better Check out "Trouble ??? Balloon" okay!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 9/3/2003
I love gold fish, and the experts are too dumb.
I sent your rainbow to you, don't eat it. hee, hee,. Love ya! SMooooooooooooo000000000CH!
Reviewed by Gaye Dale (Reader) 9/3/2003
Kay, this was FUN!!!
An entertaining, bouncing, poet-tickle write!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 9/3/2003
Can you hear the goldfish fin's clapping? Wonderful write!
Reviewed by Aamie Burnley 9/3/2003
... my goldfish says give this a 10.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/3/2003
Fantastic Kay! Love your logic;-)!!!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/3/2003
a very wise write, kay! :D (((HUGS))) and love, your friend, karen lynn in america.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/3/2003
(((kay)))

bonzer tribute to your little goldfish

fish aren't stupid...it's us

o, to have the lives of a fish...nothing to do but swim around all day, no bills...no worries...ahhhhhhh, i can feel the tension easing away :)

beaut of a write, friend kay!

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 9/3/2003
I HONESTLY don't think goldfish are stupid,mine isn't anyway,I love my goldfish.

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