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Bow Tied In A Themed Eating House.
larrylark

He'd been obviously cacillac'd up here
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under duress, against the weight of better judgement,
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his bow tie and messed up dining suit had lately stressed in better places.
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They had him eating Waldorf Salad, with omelettes in disguise,
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and although they had despised him, were desperate to sign,
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the plot was thick as the soup, about an Eskimo who would grow
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into a terrorist group after visiting his Uncle in New York.
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He underwrote the deal realising he'd spent
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all his life arriving  from the eastand from  the  west,
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but admired the part where the guy complained about the cold in Brooklyn
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having spent his wintry summers pinned down below zero
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then gone north to south and finished up a hero.
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2 Jan 08

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An excellent  bit of writing. I like the playfulness with the words and descriptions; the end rhyming couplet is fun too.
 — unknown

Hi Unknown

I wrote this and threw it in the bin, but fortunately or otherwise the cleaning lady fished it out, ironed it, and placed it inside my freshly laundered underpants.

Larry down below Lark
 — larrylark

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