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 Category:  Humor Poetry
  Posted: June 17, 2019      Views: 180

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The field of writing is relatively new to me. I have been a part of FanStory since the end of 2014. Before that, I never tried to get anything "out" except to family and friends. (Not all of them have been so positive!) I don't write often becau - more...

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You don't always get what you hope for!
"Standing in line for a Passing." by Dr. Nad
It seems these days, my heirs are happy,
I can't say exactly what it is.
I've never been really popular,
I feel like sending out a truth quiz.

Are you pleased about my accomplishments?
Is it the impact of words I said?
Can you share with me why you're happy?
Are you impressed with the books I've read?

The fact is, I know without asking,
the reason isn't noble or grand.
They see that my sun is now setting,
and how they want my houses and land.

They know I can't take my stuff with me.
My best assets they hope I bequeath.
They are in for shock and amazement:
All they are getting is my false teeth!

false teeth contest entry


Author Notes
This is true fiction, but could happen.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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