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Truth And Consequences (limerick)

Updated on November 22, 2012

When wife asked me to tell the truth

Did she still have looks of her youth

Had brain just thought this

Soft lies offer bliss

I might not be missing a tooth


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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Ha Ha Should have lied huh?

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      flashmakeit 5 years ago from usa

      Lol, yes you may want to keep your good looking smile.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      So very right.

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      ......If Stephen Wright, the comedian, were a poet he would write like this - with a wry/dry/spry sense of humor -again you prove that you are the hubmaster of this literary genre - lake erie time 12:22am

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      You bad man..You always should lie..Hee

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      Deborah 5 years ago from Las Vegas

      You are a very smart man! When in doubt, just lie! Great limerick! Love it Mhatter.

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      Deb Hirt 5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      And may that be a valuable lesson when it comes to women.

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      Valleypoet 5 years ago

      Thats what you get for telling the tooth LOL :-))

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      Linda Crist 5 years ago from Central Virginia

      Men should know by now that when a woman asks, she doesn't want to hear the truth.

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      Nellieanna Hay 5 years ago from TEXAS

      hahahaha! You're so good at these!

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      Faith Reaper 5 years ago from southern USA

      LOL You know when they ask, they already know the truth, and want you to say otherwise . . . Oops Steve Martin always cracks me up to no end, and so adding him in this is perfect!

      Voted up, awesome and funny

      In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      That question is a hundred yard minefield. :) Very good Martin!