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Larry
post Jan 17 19, 23:36
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stick bees to his fur
and most animals will fly;
stings will give them wings


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post Jan 21 19, 15:53
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stinking gives it wings
right out from under its tail
skunk soars neighborhood


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post Jan 22 19, 23:02
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skunk hoods’ sore neighbors
gave his behind a wide berth;
it’s a one scent sail


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post Feb 1 19, 08:41
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a one-sent sale:
special day for a stand-in
to make purchases


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post Feb 1 19, 22:51
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to make purchases
in coin machines, a duck can’t;
they only have bills


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post Feb 4 19, 08:43
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we only have bills,
said the platypus sadly;
wait! I can talk?


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post Feb 5 19, 10:41
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I can talk of weight
said the big bull elephant;
don’t spread it around


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post Feb 11 19, 06:29
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don't spread it around
monkey Mom told playful son;
don't wipe with your hand!


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post Feb 12 19, 19:41
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don’t wipe with your hand
when cleaning a porcupine;
long-bristled brush works


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post Feb 13 19, 15:45
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long-bristled coat works
as defence for porcupine;
can't write with its quills


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post Feb 14 19, 23:53
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can’t write with its quills
but they are a warning sign;
I got the message


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post Feb 16 19, 00:47
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he got the message
when cow farted at picnic
look out below!


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post Feb 17 19, 23:14
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to look out below,
crows will set out sentinels;
close cars can cause caws


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post Yesterday, 09:35 AM
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cars cannot cause caws
'cause they're nothin' to crow at
too far from the road


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post Yesterday, 08:04 PM
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too far from the road
is not where you need to stray;
safaris can kill


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