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A Nice Rainy Day"
by Kimmy Van Kooten

Friday, March 02, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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March 1, 2007...A day in the life of Kimmy Van Kooten
This really happened today...

Today started quietly, a nice rainy day . . .
One in bed Iíd like to stay!
Peace within and throughout the land . . .
Then the kids called up, requesting a hand

In the car and off I went
Two toddlers strapped in and all is meant . . .
So, I drove to the school to pick up three
and that funny little noise didnít even bother me

Heading on down that old back road
Something was wrong, from whence I goed
Off to the side, I had a flat!
...and the skies were raining those dogs and cats!

Called my honey, my rescue Bud...
My poor baby was just a layiní in the mud
The little one begged, he had to flow
So off to the woods, Oh here we go!

Donít drop your drawers, thatís too far down!
Weíre on the highway so, just pull it out!
Well in those moments, of my wee ones flash,
I can tell ya right now that stream didnít last!

I heard him scream, ANTS! , ANTS! , MA! , Ah!
Then we both started dancing some funny little cha cha cha!
Stripped him silly, not but one did bite!
And there Iím stomping with all my frigginímight!

Today started quietly, a nice rainy day . . .
One in bed Iíd like to stay!
Peace within and throughout the land . . .
Sorry, hear the phone? , Nope! I be jamminí with the band!

Copyright 2007
Kimmy Van Kooten





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Reviewed by 000 000 10/1/2008
Makin memories in the rain. Very cute write!
I tried to visualize this...and laughed out loud.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 2/2/2008
Love the humor in this. Hope your next rainy day is a peaceful one!
Reviewed by Silent Dream 10/11/2007
Oh wow... and here I am one that loves rainy days. This one was no where near the peaceful, quiet ones that I crave! Sending belated ((((Hugs))))

Reviewed by Pier Tyler 4/24/2007
Rainy days and Mondays, in this case, Fridays...things are bound to happen. What's amazing, the ants in that particular place at that precise time. I'm glad all is well. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Reviewed by Lew Duffey 3/4/2007
This gives the expression 'ants in your pants' a whole new meaning.
LOL :-)
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 3/4/2007
funny Kimmy Van Kuttie, go read my poem zip, maybe you should keep a jar, in the car, hehe. and the band, I can understand, hey what's this "One" in the bed, just joking Kimmy. Maybe one in the car, a big mass of muscle to change your tire or maybe beat off those ants, before they reached your pants, with those little cameras to send out pictures, hehehehe
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 3/3/2007
Oh Kimmy, I was enjoying this write until I got down to the ANTS and the BITE! Poor little fellow! What a shock to him and his "what-not"! Hope they're both okay!

God Bless
Love and hugs
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/3/2007
Been raining here too....thanks for sharing your day with us!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/3/2007
Love the way you captured the humor of "just a day in the life...of"
still smiling, Kimmy

Reviewed by Lynn Barry 3/3/2007
Love it!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/3/2007
Doin the old Ant Dance - I remember that old song very well!
Reviewed by Tactfully Naive 3/3/2007
Stay in bed, and let the rain and calamity intrude on nothing more than a dream this time.

Reviewed by George Thompson 3/3/2007
A nice tickling to start my day. Sure yours was ruined but I'm sitting here laughing right now. Good piece, Kimmy!

Reviewed by Georg Mateos 3/3/2007
Showing a funny-bone aren't we?
I am envisaging you stomping on some scared bugs like a squaw doing a rain dance.
Kimmy, you make me laugh!
Reviewed by Art Sun 3/2/2007
A nice little view of your day...a funny way to spend a day in the rain...nice work...Art Sun...
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 3/2/2007
This was funny except the ants...LOL
good write
Reviewed by jude forese 3/2/2007
lol ... the ants made the day ;)
Reviewed by Rusty Daily 3/2/2007
That's what I like about real life humor. It's better than the stuff you make up. Better ants than gators, eh?
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 3/2/2007
Sounds a little like home to me. love ya holly
Reviewed by Tom Kitt 3/2/2007
What a nice poem - enjoyed. Tom

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