My Green What-You-Ma-Call This (limerick)

I wondered why plants didn’t grow

With water such care I’d bestow

To them I would hum

I even asked mum

They’re plastic you dumb so and so

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wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

That's hilarious!

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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

I wish I knew how to grow plastic flowers.

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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

I'm laughing but I actually tried to water a plastic plant once when housesitting for a I'm laughing at myself, too.

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Curiad 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

laughs, some of them look very real!

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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

I agree, some of them do look quite real!

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LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

Lol, lol.... Good one, MH! Thanks for making me laugh, I needed it :)

Voting up!

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tobusiness 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Loved it, good one.

My husband brought home a beautiful white potted rose bush, I said it's beautiful but is it real? of course it wasn't, we kept it, to remind him to stick to bringing home flowers. :)

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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh -

Great one, my friend! Loved it!

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Ha! Imagine that. Good thing that plastic doesn't wilt, eh?

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Valleypoet 4 years ago

I have more than once stood admiring plastic flowers thinking they were real...which made your poem all the more funny..loved this:-))

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

HaHa, I love it..

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MargaritaEden 4 years ago from Oregon

Thanks for a good laugh, I needed it :)

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

This is terrific. Funnnneeee.

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old albion 4 years ago from Lancashire. England.

My smile a day.........


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bravewarrior 4 years ago from Central Florida

Oh, lordy goshen! Thanx for the laugh madhatter! That you are!

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picklesandrufus 4 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

too funny! thanks for the laughs.

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Sunnie Day 4 years ago

Haha...SUPRISE!!!! Very funny...

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Just Ask Susan 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

LOL This is great! I love it!

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ImKarn23 4 years ago

LOL..i needed this giggle...

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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

great limerick! And funny. I'm still chuckling.

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