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Not Quite What I Expected
by Divinity 11 11
Sunday, January 04, 2004

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The other day, while I was lonely,
I decided to have a look and see
What, in the way of a nice boyfriend,
The expansive internet had for me.

I saw one that caught my fancy
And clicked "Yes, I'd like to buy."
"Billy-A good listener," it said.
That's why it caught my eye.

As I signed off the wondrous web
And tried to settle back and wait,
A few crazy afterthoughts crept in
About my newly purchased date.

These worries soon grew elevated
As I let them start to freely flow,
And I became simply terrified
At what I didn't know.

Hair could be bluntly growing
Out of his large and wrinkled nose.
There could be scales upon his arms
And even warts between his toes.

His breath might be so horrid,
And his speaking awful too!
What if he has dreaded cooties?
Oh, what's a girl to do?

And what if his only personality
Is really quite a drollsome bore?
OH! I think he's already here;
Someone's beating on my door!

One last flood of questions came
Before I met my chosen mate,
But he knocked on the door again
So the questions had to wait.

I checked my hair, smoothed my dress,
And quickly grabbed my coat.
Opened the door, completely shocked,
For, there he stood---A GOAT!


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Reviewed by Tami Ryan 1/5/2004
Too cute.
(Ummm... I think he's got quite a few siblings runnin' around my neck of the woods.)
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader) 1/5/2004
Caveat emptor... "Let the buyer beware."

Funny write!
Reviewed by Patricia Gomes 1/5/2004
Too funny - what a delightful sense of humor you bring to poetry!
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 1/5/2004
Hey! I had a date with him once! LOL! This was great. I am still smiling. ;) Silver
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/5/2004
this is hiLARious! LOL (((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/5/2004
(((jessica)))

*LOL* this is adorable...and so is the pic

thanks for the laugh--

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. *still smiling*
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 1/5/2004
This is wonderful Jessica.
Reviewed by No Longer Member (Reader) 1/5/2004
I was I could say that this poem was BAAAAAAAAAD, so I can use that pun, but it is in fact a great and clever piece.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/5/2004
But I bet he is a good listener!
Reviewed by Dan Summerfield (Reader) 1/5/2004
Enjoyed the read. Good job.

This compliment from an old goat named...

Dan S.
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 1/5/2004
He might be a goat, but what a wonderful ... personality! Thanks, jessica.
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 1/4/2004
LOL good job, very humorous indeed! ~Z~
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/4/2004
LOL of the tale of a man who's car broke down outside an old farm,on his way to the door to ask for useof the phone he thought,what if he's a killer, or madman, or if he sets his dogs on me etc, he knockedon the door an old gentleman said can I help,the driver said you can stuff the phone you killer!imagination can make or break, fun write..
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 1/4/2004
Thanks for the laugh..Very clever..Jessica!
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