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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Farm

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After a few tense moments, Molly and Jack learn what the American phrase "bought the farm" means.

submitted for Poetry Jam, Laugh in the Face of Everything

17 comments:

Brian Miller said...

lol...what an interesting pairing this week...lol

Kara said...

He kicked the bucket, cashed in his chips, and bit the dust.

Pearl said...

I always wondered...

:-)

Pearl

Jessica Maybury said...

LOL! Nice! Very succinct. I like that, it whips back at you once you've read it quickly.

Hey Monkey Butt said...

nice!

Mama Zen said...

That's hilarious!

Enchanted Oak said...

A good joke from lolamouse!

Mary said...

I am trying to figure this out. I think I am missing something.

twinkly sparkles said...

I love your response!

Janet said...

Brilliant...thanks for the laughter, also Kara's comment. God bless the witty humorist. The world would be a dull place without. I have a feeling the man said something witty to make her laugh like that:))

Victoria said...

Intriguing pairing of events, so strong for that generation and all of us who follow- well thought.

jabblog said...

Snuffed it? Oh dear;-)

(I had to look up the phrase - the derivation is interesting.)

Cad said...

I think she pinched the belt to his trousers just before the photo was taken! :)

darev2005 said...

Hee hee hee! Love it!

Cad said...

Very apt comment on the prompt picture.

Christine said...

too funny, love the picture with it

Margaret said...

Yes, time to celebrate. :)