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Dr Never
by Andy James Turner

Friday, October 29, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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In a deep, deep cavern void of daylight
The Glico was a slumber
Rang the Glico’s telephone number

“Who has my telephone number?”

The Glico awoke, he did not grin he just shrieked
His face as dark as sin

“Who’s waking me from my slumber?
You had better have good reason for dialing
my telephone number”



“Yes, Never, Dr Never”

“Hmmm, well I never Never, what, Never?”

“Are you alone?”

“Hmmm, yes I’m alone.” The Glico did grumble,
“Yes I was asleep,
I was a slumber,
Until you dialed my telephone number”

“Listen up Glico; I have a job for you
Today it’s Halloween I want every pumpkin pie
To make all children cry?”

The Glico did grin. “May I ask why?”

“Yes, mummy never gave me pumpkin pie…”


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Reviewed by Karen Springer 11/16/2012
Very clever!
Reviewed by JMS Bell 11/9/2010
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 11/4/2010
LOL, what a mean old caller. I know children must just adore your work.
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 11/2/2010
Dear Andy,Your poem is very cute."“Listen up Glico; I have a job for you.Today it’s Halloween I want every pumpkin pie
To make all children cry?” After the delivery of the pumpkin pie, I am sure that you made the children also smile. Love Emile

Reviewed by Kate Burnside 11/2/2010
Gooning around I see... Never say never unless you're Never... On that basis, last line could be totally ambiguous:

"Mummy Never gave me pumpkin pie..." Perhaps Mummy Never's PP was pretty yuk-yuk! Making Glico sicko.... xxxx
Reviewed by richard cederberg 11/1/2010
Drat mummy! A cool write chum with a good object lesson. Enjoyed this.
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 11/1/2010
Great piece of work.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 11/1/2010
Chilling undertone in this one Andy....well done!Perfect Halloween tale......

Reviewed by Jon Willey 10/31/2010
An analogy that shares deep emotions Andy. As for Glico's emotional challenges, I never pry. It's too deep. Deeper than mum's pumpkin pie deprivation program me thinks. Love and peace to you my dear friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by jude forese 10/31/2010
your sarcasm excels in this one ...
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/31/2010
I suppose you're the Glico, then, because you've been hibernating a long time,hmmmm? Very whimsical. Funny, actually. Killingly clever.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/31/2010
Andy, I'm thinking there's more to this than just a "cute" Halloween write!
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 10/30/2010
well done
Reviewed by Paul Berube 10/30/2010
Very cute and well written story, Andy.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/29/2010
I think the pie is symbolic of much, Andy... ...but that's just me. I like to play with words as well. Thank you for sharing your creative spirit. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/29/2010
Oh just go out to the store and buy it, and quite yer bitchin...e
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 10/29/2010
I am alone...with pie
and spray cans of whip cream

Never Say Never...

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