I am simply


Oops! That should be


Sometimes in

my silliness,

my brain slips up,

spits out a mess!

Switches letters.

What surprise

I often see in

listeners' eyes!

Still, I am so


that my old brain

can even think!

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kereeves3 6 years ago from Salem, OR

I once told my friends I was a Tom Fetty pan... What I meant to say was, "I'm a Tom Petty fan." I love when this happens; makes for great laughter and a great story!

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vietnamvet68 6 years ago from New York State

cute one. God Bless

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tnderhrt23 6 years ago Author

Kereeves, I love it! Tom Fetty pan, huh? good one! This phenomenon happens fairly regularly to me and is always good for a laugh...I had a friend once who had a fondness for herb...called her a blunt foking smool!!! Still cant live that one down! one would think I was the one fond of herb...or had had too much...but I'm not...come by this gift it naturally, don't need no help! Thanks for stopping by!

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tnderhrt23 6 years ago Author

Vietnamvet, Thanks so much! And God bless you too, kind Sir. We could all use it, yes?

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hillrider 6 years ago from Mid-west United States

No I'm sot the only tackwards balker here ? LOL Had fun...

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tnderhrt23 6 years ago Author

hillrider, nope! guess not! Thany manks!

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G-Ma Johnson 6 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

"with pen in hand I sit myself down to type you this letter"...there was a long letter I barely remember now from when I was a teen that began like this and went on for sometime...wish someone still had it...very fun this hub...thanks I needed that...:O) Hugs and HAPPY NEW YEAR...G-Ma

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EmpressImani 6 years ago from SE London, England

This happens to me sometimes, good thing I can laugh about it, I know what you are talking about:)

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Pixel-Alchemist 6 years ago from Waitakere Auckland : New Zealand

Tender Heart another most delighting Poem and this one really made me laugh for reason's you will now be aware of.

I do this so often friends and family just refer to it as Simonize. My own one person language that is also often fond in the written word. One of my classics is "A Clock of darkness descended" instead of the cloak. When I was designing cloths I sold tons of Shrit's my poor accountant had to ring up and ask what a shrit was. You can tell I am tired, when whole sentences are said backwards So yes I provide endless hours of entertainment its all a good laugh

thanks again for sharing your delightful Talent Tender Heart

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Fossillady 6 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

I'm clappy as a ham

to read your pickled tink

Mamogram! Oops, I mean telegram!

Aren't we a pair?

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tnderhrt23 6 years ago Author

Fossillady, You gave me a good belly laugh! Mamogram, huh? That was a good one! That was a really cute comment! Thank you very much!

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epigramman 6 years ago

...well you are my hero too - you can deftly slide back and forth in your writing from whimsical and witty to profound and deep .......bravo says the epi-man in unabashed admiration!!!!!

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tnderhrt23 6 years ago Author

oooooo, Epi! I am truly pickled-tink!

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john mcmahon poet 6 years ago from Dumbarton, Scottland

very funny write

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bellawritter23 6 years ago from California

This was cuper sute!!! LOL

Thanks for the read

Smiles :)

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Writer of Man 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Very funny poem. It made me laugh. I have just started and can learn a lot from you. I have voted you up and funny.

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Writer of Man, thank you kindly! Welcome to THE Place to Be! I look forward to reading your work!

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kereeves3 3 years ago from Salem, OR

Hahaha, love the "Blunt Foking Smool" comment! That totally sounds like something my friends would say!

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