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metal plates at the airport

by butterflyzrfree

so utterly boring
in lines of tension
lack of conversation
children to shut up
'I have metal plates'
put your keys and your jewelry
in this cup for the x-ray
step aside, it is ringing
'I have plates in my knees'
barefoot of lace up boots
and remove that belt buckle
bored lady fake cop with
magical wand says
do I have metal in my knees
and I say, yes.





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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by omegapaf on Sunday, March 11, 2012 (09:41:01)
i always keep my bombs in my knees when boarding an airplane ha ha...security gone mad as usual.....i might blow my underwear up later on - pauly and the TNT hound.

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    Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
    by butterflyzrfree on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (23:55:25)
    Exactly! Wiley Coyote

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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by zoe_in_a_bubble on Sunday, March 11, 2012 (12:47:10)
The first few lines have the tense feel of that waiting then being hurried through with cool indifference.
Good write Smile

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    Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
    by butterflyzrfree on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (23:56:14)
    Thanks, Zoe! I appreciate that!

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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by wolfinwindow on Sunday, March 11, 2012 (21:35:19)
Good job Gail! I could feel myself in line for the invasive metal detector. I enjoyed your witty sarcasm.. hugs

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    Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
    by butterflyzrfree on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (23:57:07)
    Thanks, so much, Wolfie! G.

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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by dav.smith on Monday, March 12, 2012 (03:11:12)
to true to be laughed at. like your style of write too. dAVE

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    Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
    by butterflyzrfree on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (23:57:44)
    Hey, dAVE! Thanks!

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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by Aravind on Monday, March 12, 2012 (10:57:52)
Very hilarious. The title caught my attention. I thoroughly enjoyed your poem.
Fond Regards

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    Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
    by butterflyzrfree on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (23:58:25)
    Thanks, Aravind! Glad you liked it!

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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by flowergirl on Monday, March 12, 2012 (16:58:39)
I love this!! You write such witty poems and love the humor. Laughing

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    Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
    by butterflyzrfree on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 (00:01:17)
    Thanks, Flowergirl!

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Re: metal plates at the airport (Score: 1 )
by deepali on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 (04:11:56)
Magical wand....
then put your knees and your keys in this cup? Smile
sarcasm at it's best.
D.

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