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  Thorny
by Patrick A Granfors
Monday, June 25, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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A Modern Fable

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Old man Thorny was feeling quite horny

So he took out his trombone to play

But all he could muster was babble and bluster

Into his trenchcoat he tucked his trombone away

 

The ladies were jeering at old Thorny’s leering

So he left the saloon in despair

But he vowed to return to make the young ladies yearn

For his music decidedly rare

 

He found an old Madam who’d once serviced Adam

Who was summarily evicted from Eden

She then hired Eve says the story I believe

To host the very first brothel in Sweden

 

The Madam had great skill and a very strong will

She had Thorny eating right out of her hand

The tricks of her trade were on constant parade

Thorny could barely keep up with demand

 

She sported soft leathers and tickling feathers

And a whip for attention she’d crack

It was abundantly clear that she liked him here

To the saloon he would never go back

 

His obituary read that he expired in bed

Though he smiled he still was a victim

Who could have known that his sliding trombone

To the Madam would forever restrict him

 

There’s a moral I suppose I think every one knows

Be careful what you wish for it seems

When you go to saloons and fail to woo with your tunes

You’ll end up with the girl of your dreams

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright © 2012 Patrick Granfors

 

 

 

 

 




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Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 6/29/2012
I am impressed with the irony... mainly because it's steaming with irreverence... an amusing little ditty, Mr. Granfors.

Roger
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 6/28/2012
Teeheeeeheee.... A tell-tale-thorny !
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 6/28/2012
Ha ! Ha ! Feather tickles..a bit o' horny tale Patrick!

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/27/2012
Has an old kind of Westerly feel about it. I think that throb bone got played.

Ron
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 6/26/2012
He/He *Patrick* for a laugh
at a good and horny tale!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Richard King 6/26/2012
"She had Thorny eating right out of her hand" ??? Thorny seems confused, I don't think thats how you do it, but I was wrong once.

Good one Patrick. Dick

Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/26/2012
Hahahahaha! Thanks for the chuckles Patrick...

Anna
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 6/25/2012
PAT ... VERY WELL DONE!

HORNY THORNY 'PORNY' ...
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/25/2012
I've known some women who played the skin flute quite well...forget the trombone & have the madam whistle up a tune we can all enjoy...e
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/25/2012
Who am I to differ with the majority? Well written, Patrick.
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 6/25/2012
I wonder why Mark would say something like this, na, bless ya!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 6/25/2012
First time I've agreed with Mark in a good while. . .
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 6/25/2012
Oh, my, God, Patrick! You are one sick cookie.
Mark
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