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Bottle of Love (A Saga)

For many weeks
I searched high and low
Among soggy cheese sandwiches
Covered with a green dough
Under the bed
With an amount of trepidation
But only found a refugee
From some far off Nation
I checked every drawer
In my very tall chest
And found another refugee
In a very dirty white vest
Behind the sofa
Amidst a furore of dust
No bottle of love
Just a mouldy old pie
With a very hard crust
I searched the kitchen
Though staring evil eyed potatoes
And a mountain of old greens
Then found it hiding
Behind a decrepit tin of beans
I drank with a lust
Hoping to find my lost mate
Then noticed the bottle
Was ten years out of date
My stomach churned
And my blood did boil
And next my trousers
I really did soil
So there is a moral
To a sad and lonely tale
Stick to the sell by date
Or your love life will fail
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Posted: Dec 2018
About this poem:
First one for a couple of years, back to a trusted style

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Harbal
This seems to be a popular theme at the moment; I commented only yesterday
on a poem about 10 year old butter.cheers
salamunaonline today!
It is funny and at the same time sad love story Robert. anyway I am happy you are back to poetry . good job!.
Lilly cheering
EXRED
Had to laugh i liked the bundle of life in your ditty hope all goes good for you
yaspark
That reminded me of a story of a thirsty fellow who came to the river when it was dark, found what looked like a jar and drank from it and the water tasted delicious. When he woke up in the morning he noticed a skull full of worms laying nearby.
Why bother with expiration dates? Nice poem though, thank you for sharing
Nuwahri61
Hey Rob ........Good on ya mate .........enjoyed the read ........regards NU grin
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Very funny 'old saw'. Great to see you posting once again!
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Cheers Harbal.
Rob
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Thanks Lilly
Rob x
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Cheers Red
Rob
godsprincessonline today!
Ha-Ha-Ha! To me the moral of the story is to stick to plain old water and clean out your kitchen regularly. laugh banana

Good poem! Thanks for the morning laugh!

Kathy
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Thanks Yaspark, bit of tongue in cheek stuff
Rob x
candykid
Been waiting for your latest contribution, excellent as always.thumbs up
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Cheers Nu
Rob
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Cheers Chris, just a laugh getting back into writing.
Rob
Mizzy4online today!
Interesting write Rob, with a comical slant and sound advice also.
Great to see original C/S poets still posting. I'm on a mission to keep them on page one.
Regards Mick.

cheers
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great mission Mick! Lily wave
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Thanks Mick - I needed a laugh today and Rob provided that even though I had read and commented before.

Kathy
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