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See the monkey in the cage
Jab him with a sharp stick
Get him to dancing

Yeah, that's me


Fenced in by this form of life
Law abiding
Working and
Wife

Going through the motions
to keep it all going

Yeah, that's me


And when that monkey throws you his best shot
Nails you in the face
(no, those ain't tootsie roll pieces)

'Cause he can't take it no more
One poke over the line

That's me too

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See the monkey in the cage
Jab him with a sharp stick
Get him to dancing

Yeah, that's me


Fenced in by this form of life
Law abiding
Working and
Wife

Going through the motions
to keep it all going

Yeah, that's me


And when that monkey throws you his best shot
Nails you in the face
(no, those ain't tootsie roll pieces)

'Cause he can't take it no more
One poke over the line

That's me too

Just needed to add a ) mark.
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Hey N.P.
...me ...too.
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Like the imagery of being trapped inside the confines of your circumstances... snapping at one provocation too far...could feel the pressure.

My eye for symmetry was compelled to tidy up your cupboard and arrange the goods into 3/1 shelf clusters. Took out two lines...added one line. Adopt or disregard as you see fit Piercey - just my way of brushing lint from your shoulder and straightening your collar.

See the monkey in a cage
Jab him with a sharp stick
Get him dancing

Yeah, that's me

Fenced in by this form of life
Law abiding
Working and wife

Yeah, that's me

And when the monkey throws you his best shot
Nails you in the face
(No, those aren't tootsie roll pieces)

Yeah, that's me too

'Cause he can't take it no more
One poke over the line
Is all it takes

For both of us


Are ya sure you don't wanna call this Monkey See/Monkey Doo?
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Old 07-05-2018, 02:19 PM
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HeyN.P. that is a A+
tootsie pops -- i think tootsie pops trumps the tootsie roll
i know it breaks imagery of candy shapes but the pop matches the poke and the too; those vowels
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Hey N.P.
...me ...too.
What? No hash tag?
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Like the imagery of being trapped inside the confines of your circumstances... snapping at one provocation too far...could feel the pressure.

My eye for symmetry was compelled to tidy up your cupboard and arrange the goods into 3/1 shelf clusters. Took out two lines...added one line. Adopt or disregard as you see fit Piercey - just my way of brushing lint from your shoulder and straightening your collar.

See the monkey in a cage
Jab him with a sharp stick
Get him dancing

Yeah, that's me

Fenced in by this form of life
Law abiding
Working and wife

Yeah, that's me

And when the monkey throws you his best shot
Nails you in the face
(No, those aren't tootsie roll pieces)

Yeah, that's me too

'Cause he can't take it no more
One poke over the line
Is all it takes

For both of us


Are ya sure you don't wanna call this Monkey See/Monkey Doo?


Sometimes one looks well dressed when all the buttons are fastened.

Other times scuffed boots with worn, wrinkled, soiled jeans and a curiously immaculate white t shirt serve as a presentable ensemble.
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Sometimes one looks well dressed when all the buttons are fastened.

Other times scuffed boots with worn, wrinkled, soiled jeans and a curiously immaculate white t shirt serve as a presentable ensemble.
Uh huh.

Fine.

No really - that's fine.

You gad about in your pungent pants if you want to...I mean, it's just down to me to turn up all the time, giving you my very best and trying to make this relationship work.

No, no..don't give me a thought.

I'll just keep slaving over a hot computer trying to show some interest in your hobbies to keep this thing alive whilst you carry on 'doin' your thang'.

I'm not bothered.

Really.

Oh...and FYI

your bum looks HUGE in those jeans.......
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Uh huh.

Fine.

No really - that's fine.

You gad about in your pungent pants if you want to...I mean, it's just down to me to turn up all the time, giving you my very best and trying to make this relationship work.

No, no..don't give me a thought.

I'll just keep slaving over a hot computer trying to show some interest in your hobbies to keep this thing alive whilst you carry on 'doin' your thang'.

I'm not bothered.

Really.

Oh...and FYI

your bum looks HUGE in those jeans.......


Hmm, this stuff bein' flung my way looks like tootsie roll pieces but it sure don't taste like 'em.
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your bum looks HUGE in those jeans

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Why is it that people fixate on my most attractive feature and end up (heh) callin' me an ass?
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Why is it that people fixate on my most attractive feature and end up (heh) callin' me an ass?
My use of the English language will permit you to 'make an ass of yourself' (a reference to the donkey/mule of the genus equus, known for a stubborn, somewhat stupid nature) or you can be an 'arse' (rhyming with farce) which is all things relating to the buttocks.

In conclusion, I would imagine that you have a cute arse and occasionally make an ass of yourself - but regardless, you need to rethink your wardrobe. Neon white T shirts and murky jeans only worked for Henry Winkler and John Travolta.

You still have more hair than both of 'em honey.
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Originally Posted by Grace Gabriel View Post
My use of the English language will permit you to 'make an ass of yourself' (a reference to the donkey/mule of the genus equus, known for a stubborn, somewhat stupid nature) or you can be an 'arse' (rhyming with farce) which is all things relating to the buttocks.

In conclusion, I would imagine that you have a cute arse and occasionally make an ass of yourself - but regardless, you need to rethink your wardrobe. Neon white T shirts and murky jeans only worked for Henry Winkler and John Travolta.

You still have more hair than both of 'em honey.

Truth is as I succumb to dotage I have been transitioning to gray slacks. The model is 874 Original and the brand name is Dickies.

White cotton t shirts are gonna be a lifetime staple though. I always carry an extra in my backpack for a sweat soaked change during the day. And, in an emergency, I suppose they would serve as an impromptu bandaging medium. After all, we all are our first responders, eh?
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What? No hash tag?

Oh. I do try to not swim with the crowd that much,. but see, it's you who deserves the #, because it's in your poem, way before the #metoo started! 2014 it says you writ this.

Don't claim prophecy, but it's yours now too, maybe you should do it tho #mepoo
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Truth is as I succumb to dotage I have been transitioning to gray slacks. The model is 874 Original and the brand name is Dickies.

White cotton t shirts are gonna be a lifetime staple though. I always carry an extra in my backpack for a sweat soaked change during the day. And, in an emergency, I suppose they would serve as an impromptu bandaging medium. After all, we all are our first responders, eh?
I've found that black t shirts hide the inevitable drool and food spillages. It's just all soft foods laced with senna pods these days...
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I've found that black t shirts hide the inevitable drool and food spillages. It's just all soft foods laced with senna pods these days...
Gracing a black t shirt - my stars, the imagery.
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