Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,112 Points (25 July 1956)

Present - Poem by Diane Hine

I’m glad you liked the Toby Mug;
it’s nice to know that’s where your dentures slept
but what a shame the handle came unstuck.
It’s kinda funny – your false teeth bit the rug;
no, you’re right – Doulton is inept
and Waldo buried your teeth? – the naughty pup.

That explains the scattered holes sans shrubs
and why the garden looks a bit unkempt.
Your new teeth give you ulcers on the gums?
Let me look inside – I’ll eye the rub
um… d’you want a hug?

Comments about Present by Diane Hine

  • Gold Star - 12,669 Points Anil Kumar Panda (11/4/2013 6:54:00 AM)

    very nice.witty and funny.liked it. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 45,665 Points Valsa George (10/31/2013 8:11:00 AM)

    It is so humorous! Should the naughty puppy be chastised more for this mishap or the one who presented the mug with the handle loose? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,554 Points Lyn Paul (10/31/2013 7:05:00 AM)

    Hello Diane, this sounds so much like Kath and Kim's house...my empathy is oozing for the owners of these dentures. I hope you had sympathy and not for Waldo. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 481 Points Danny Draper (10/27/2013 10:57:00 PM)

    Entropy and compassion, loosely veiled as sarcasm will not save us, from aging's ever dismantling chasm. Great stuff. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 27, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

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