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do i look worried? (contest)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Friday, January 16, 2004

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If it ever gets this cold here in
Texas, I'm moving even farther south!

Although born in Ohio, my blood's
thinned out. Can't handle the cold
like I once could. WIMP!! That's me,
all over. :-)

a conversation:

"the weatherman said it's supposed to hit 'round ten below."
"do i look worried--that's just a bit chilly!
i've been to alaska--where it gets much colder, you know.
the way you're acting 'bout this cold is silly!"

"the weatherman said it's going to hit twenty below."
"do i look worried--i'm inside, where it's warm!
i say, who cares if the frigid arctic winds blow and blow!
i don't have to get out in it--let it storm!"

"the weatherman said it's going to hit thirty below."
"do i look worried--i have a fireplace!
it's wintertime out there--it's supposed to get cold and snow!
also helps i've got jim beam--nearly a case!"

"the weatherman said it's going to hit forty below."
"do i look worried--i've got plenty of food!
who cares about the cold--why, i was born in ohio!
if anyone can handle these temps, i'm it, dude!"

"the weatherman said it's going to hit fifty below."
"do i look worried--yes, i do...a little.
i've never experience temps THIS much below zero.
if the power dies, i'll be froze stiff, brittle!"

"the weatherman said it's going to hit sixty below.
"i said, it's going to hit sixty below.
"hello?  is anyone home??  where in the hell did she go??
"she's left a note!  'adios, sixty below!!!!'"

(C) Copy written, 2004, by Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader) 1/19/2004
lmao. Nice one Karla. Fortunately, I've never had to endure such low temps....thoguh I've never really had to endure high temps either - except on holiday !!

I'm an expert on rain though !!
Reviewed by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii) 1/19/2004
I hear ya my friend. Do I look worried indeed. Investing in logs cause I sure feel this one. Peace and blessings Karla. Mikii
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/17/2004
Delightfully humorous. Thank you for this offering mon amie, Karla. Love and peace to you. Régis
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/17/2004

This is hilarious; what an enjoyable conversation, and what a very funny write! Truly enjoyed~ LOL

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/17/2004
Enjoyable read Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/17/2004
Hey, that was fun, I got a good laugh from that...I think we all should move down to Rio for the rest of our lives, right on the equator or close...nice and warm year around...but then we would bitch about that too eventually...enjoyed this no end...ed & rufuz
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 1/17/2004
All I can say is BRRRRR, and I complain about Cali's temps LOL...
God Bless
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 1/16/2004
OH NO nope your in control remember that..
Smiles good poem.

Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 1/16/2004
Karla, I have never been to a place where the tem goes belos zero but when finishing the poem i though I were in the center of anchorage. Extremely interesting.
Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 1/16/2004
This is a wonderful creative write Karla!

Love, Sheila
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 1/16/2004
Another good write, Karla.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/16/2004
Enough to frost your Bs if you had them Karla;-) humorous write, but cold as a snowmans.....;-)LOL
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/16/2004
Sounds terribly cold!!! Loved this one,

Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/16/2004
60 below. That IS cold! Bbbrrrrrr!...

May Lu a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by john zimmerman 1/16/2004

another good'un . . .

SIXTY BELOW! piece of cake

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/16/2004
LOL that would be me..... In Ontario hearing 60 below would freak me out........always said I would move south,,,,,,,hi ya neighbour!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 1/16/2004
Hee, hee, I lived in Texas once. Over 2 years.
love the write.........
your friend..........Ron
Reviewed by Tonya Harper (Reader) 1/16/2004
LOL! This is cute. I really liked it. I have missed reading your work. Glad to be back. I have missed you and Karen. I have to agree with Ed. You better leave somewhere before it gets that low.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/16/2004
Karla, you may want to move farther south before it happens.

If it hits 60 below, you better burn that note for fuel cause your car ain't gonna start, the buses probably won't be running, and you sure can't walk anywhere in that temperature!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/16/2004
Never minus 60 in the lone star?
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