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Risk Taking Ladies
by Handsum Hart
Friday, October 21, 2005
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Risk Taking Ladies
By Handsum-Hart

To get rewards in life
Risks must be taken

Tiny were the risks, lady #1 took
So small were the rewards she received

Moderate were the risks, lady #2 took
So average were the rewards she received

None were the risks, lady #3 took
So zero rewards did she received

Great were the risks, lady #4 took
So outstanding were the rewards she received

I asked a lady friend of mine
As you look at your life
Which number are you

And without saying a word
She curled up in the fetal position
And started to cry

And this made me so sad
Because even though she was crying
Zero droplets of water
Was falling from her eyes
And this causing me, to say to myself
"She must be #3
Because not even her eyes
Will reward her with a single tear"

So ladies, which number are you?

 10-18-2005
Ronald Howard Moman
   

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Reviewed by Shoma Mittra 10/24/2005
Laughed as i read the poem and am trying to figure out in earnest where i belong ! ;-) shoma
Reviewed by Alexandra Riera 10/24/2005
What a good question there! What we are and what we'd like to be! - I'm a number two and would like to be a number four althought I know I'm number one not your number one but my own number one.

Reviewed by jude forese 10/22/2005
original and well penned!
Reviewed by Robin Labenberg 10/22/2005
Well, I am just going to tell you that I really liked this write and I love a challenge. Very original
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 10/22/2005
Yup. Faint heart never wins..
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/22/2005
Great poem, and great question for the ladies, Ron.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/21/2005
I can't tell a lie HH so I'll let you guess, but it's here's a hint 2+2=!;-) A clever poem sir poet!;-)fun too!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 10/21/2005
I am a #4, to be sure. I have a strong belief in self and I take risks when I know I must to get my rewards. Life is short, I believe you have to go full throttle if you wish to get all the things you aspire to before time and ability run out. A lot of prayer doesn't hurt one bit either!!
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 10/21/2005
I'm definitely a #4 and damn proud of it. Anything less is...well less. Why bother leaving the house if you can't get it together. ROFL

Seriously, you have some great insights into the human condition. This analogy can also apply to men. Living, itself, is a risk in today's world.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/21/2005
Oh what a question.....I musta got the double count for all the tears I cried.....NoBle Price Runner Up Grumpy award I guess!!

So I go for pack of four....royal flusher!!

Love Tink-Tinka
Reviewed by George Carroll 10/21/2005
Now fess up all you women.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 10/21/2005
i'm going to have to think about this one. can you start life as one number and end up another. of course, i'm sure we can and do
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 10/21/2005
Wow! Awesome write! I shall contemplate which of these fits me. Thanks for the challenge, Handsum!
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 10/21/2005
Handsum Hart,

#4 of course. Thanks for asking. Risk it or you get a cold biscuit!

Sage
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