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Am I the Jersey Devil or the Blue Angel…?
by Ed Matlack

Sunday, June 27, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Not a knee slapper, but...







Some may say I am the devil,

Of Jersey vintage living in the barrens,

Drinking water of the brackish variety,

Eating only road kill & the occasional hiker,

Though sometimes I may even get a tasty young biker…

 

But really I am an angel with wings,

Yes that is the me I see in the mirror,

I really do know of God & his angels as kings,

Sometimes they even of me sing…

 

Rambling through the Pine Barrens,

None are there, in that place, cattle barons,

Through those old pines I do jump from tree to tree,

I never travel on the ground, after all I got wings,

What’s the sense with them attached to my back,

To walk upright like a man, instead I do float,

In the upper limbs, out of reach of man, near the sky so black…

 

 

© ed ~ 6/26/10

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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/28/2010
Or the devil with the blue dress on?
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 6/28/2010
If you were a Jersey Devil you'd be over-paid and under-productive like the rest of those so-called athletes.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/28/2010
The latest nationwide survey says: He's definitely The Jersey Devil!!
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/28/2010
If ya are a blue angel...I will go easy on Viagra if I was ya! (LOL)

EDvard(k) Ole Brother

PS. yer ain't a knee slapper...more a knee jerker!!! hahahahahahahaha!!!

Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 6/27/2010
I think the truth is incredibly clear in this ... each of us is both a devil and an angel. Personally, I believe that (based on your write) you are prone to the devilish. lol

God bless you,
Kathy
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/27/2010
I think a little in between, just right Ed.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/27/2010
Hmmmnnn, perhaps a blue angel with horns or the Jersey devil with wings...
fee
Reviewed by Richard King 6/27/2010
Good question. Devil or Angel? Sounds like and old song, but then again so are we all. Old that is. In my mirror, I'm an angel too, but my mirror sometimes lies. Keep up the good work Dangel, (you're a lot more angle than Devil) Thanks Dick
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/27/2010
From the picture, U R a/an orangutan. ;-)

Ron



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