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 Category:  Humor Poetry
  Posted: March 7, 2021      Views: 15

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"Crusty Brown Shoe" by Mike Stevens
A man named Ralph now had one crusty shoe,
Thanks to a septic tank who's top was rusted through

Ralph went staggering and gagging across the grass,
Stinking to high heaven, stinking bad, and stinking mass!

That one crusty brown shoe took all of his thought,
Because the old septic tank was a victim of rot

He got up and hopped to the left then to the right
He didn't take it off 'cause he wasn't too bright

He limped to his friend who ran the Food Comet
He went to a lot of places, in each inducing vomit

To a man they all yelled he was a stinking mess,
He replied, "That's because I stepped into an old cess"

He staggered over here, he staggered over there
He just couldn't get rid of his brown footed-nightmare

At last he came to Steve The Fireman handling his hose
Steve caught a wiff, and shouted, "Don't get too close!"

"Steve, I've stepped in it, and I don't know what to do,
See, now I've got one crusty, stinking brown shoe!,"

All the while he was staggering closer and closer still,
So Steve opened the flood gates and hosed him until

Ralph was sent rolling because of high water pressure,
But by gumbo, he did feel somehow cleaner and fresher!

Ralph leaned a happy lesson that high-stepping smelly day,
No matter how much shit you're in, it CAN be washed away!

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