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JustDaniel
post Oct 19 17, 12:49
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it's enlightening
to see Rudolph the Red glow;
yes, he knows rain, dear


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Larry
post Oct 20 17, 21:07
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reindeer’s juicy nose
is sensitive to most scents;
they smell flies but can’t


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post Oct 22 17, 08:26
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reindeer have fly-sense;
without wings they cannot soar
except in their dreams


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Larry
post Oct 23 17, 21:17
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accepting their dreams
of raising a family;
hibernating bears


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post Oct 24 17, 09:41
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hibernating bears
consideration for Mom;
Goldilocks agrees


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post Oct 25 17, 10:25
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golden locks are greased
by lanolin from the sheep;
that’s where money grows


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post Oct 28 17, 00:08
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they say money grows
on trees in California;
named avocados


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post Oct 30 17, 08:47
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avocados’ name
may be derived from its look;
alligator pear


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post Oct 30 17, 11:11
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alligators pair
and the mom produces eggs;
heat decides gender


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post Oct 31 17, 23:14
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gander’s sides heated
when he couldn’t find his mate;
goose was being cooked


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post Nov 1 17, 15:24
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when her goose was cooked
she simply gave up and died;
hunter made more broth


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post Nov 4 17, 22:30
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hunter’s breath made more
steam in the cold morning air;
buck saw smoke signals


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post Nov 9 17, 16:03
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bucksaw signals smoke
will soon rise from the campfire;
it's shortening logs


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post Nov 10 17, 19:13
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its shortening legs
cannot paddle fast enough;
piranhas ate feet


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post Nov 14 17, 13:12
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eight-foot piranhas
are only in your nightmares;
more than you can chew


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post Nov 15 17, 14:14
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ewes can chew more than
green grass and some new mown hay;
they’ll eat ivy too


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post Nov 16 17, 23:24
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kids'll eat ivy
but they might prefer your shoe;
does a lamb eat oats


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post Nov 18 17, 15:12
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lamb eats oats and does
anything it wants to do;
it’s veal with some zeal


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post Yesterday, 01:59 PM
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lamb cuts can be veal
for some culinary set;
not sure who they are


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