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Larry
post Aug 11 18, 13:53
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flies lapped up the rot
after regurgitating;
digestion aided


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post Aug 12 18, 06:30
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digestion aided
by a handful of raisins;
a blow-out followed


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post Aug 12 18, 18:33
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a blowout followed
when the whale surfaced to breathe;
krill tasted nasty


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post Aug 13 18, 07:04
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krill tasted nasty;
'twas his first experience
inside of a whale


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post Aug 13 18, 13:03
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inside of a whale
is where Jonah found himself;
washed after shore leave


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post Aug 14 18, 11:38
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shore left him washed up
as a model hermit crab;
he was surrounded


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post Aug 15 18, 14:49
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he was surrounded
by a pack of hyenas;
no laughing matter


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post Aug 15 18, 16:11
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no laughing matter:
the boards, nails, paint and gypsum
didn't even smile


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post Aug 16 18, 09:23
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didn’t even smile
when rangers cut off his tusks;
tickled ivories


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post Aug 16 18, 11:01
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tickled ivories
with her feather-soft paws
smitten kitten


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post Aug 17 18, 07:52
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a smitten kitten
tries to play with anything;
sprinkle some catnip


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