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Flat. You. Late.

Gas lighting at its finest

By Joe PattersonPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
Flat. You. Late.
Photo by Jacob Boavista on Unsplash

Hold your nose if this guy walks past

Praying your nostrils can handle a blast

Treat your nose with ease

He just cut the cheese

Oh lovely wonders of passing the gas.

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Joe Patterson

Hi I'm Joe Patterson. I am a writer at heart who is a big geek for film, music, and literature, which have all inspired me to be a writer. I rap, write stories both short and long, and I'm also aspiring to be an author and a filmmaker.

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  • Kendall Defoe2 months ago

    Rather long-winded and full of hot air, but I am glad that you got this out and gave it an airing...

  • Mark Graham2 months ago

    Good one. One question who cut the cheese? Quite original.

  • Sonia Heidi Unruh2 months ago

    Good heavens this is funny! And what a clever title.

  • Angelina F. Thomas2 months ago

    Too funny. Great job, keep up the awesome work.

  • aly suhail2 months ago

    great one bro.

  • Love the use of idioms.Very funny!

  • Dooney Potter2 months ago

    Unapologetic and true! 🤣.

  • noor2 months ago

    good one!

  • 😆Nice piece❗😉💯

  • JBaz2 months ago

    Picture is a perfect fit. Love your word choices it added depth. I enjoyed the comical approach

  • Shane Dobbie2 months ago

    Good title. Amused myself with ‘So, you’re oats?’the other day but haven’t found a use for it yet. You’re welcome to it if you can make something of it.

  • J. S. Wade2 months ago

    Love it! Congrats! My grandmother always said there is more room on the outside than the inside. 😂

  • Loryne Andawey2 months ago

    Congratulations on your Top Story! I love the layered meaning behind the humour. Well done! Loved and subscribed.

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Congrats on the Top Story.

  • David Smith2 months ago

    Hahahaha!!!! Good one

  • Heather Hubler2 months ago

    Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Paul Stewart2 months ago

    lo congrats on a funny clever TS!

  • Kristen Balyeat2 months ago

    Haha! Great limerick! Also, LOVE the title and subtitle- very clever! Congrats on top story!

  • Congratulations on your Top Story

  • Babs Iverson2 months ago

    LOL!!! Super Limerick!!!

  • Hahaha this guy smells like trouble even before you can smell him. Really funny! Great stuff!

  • 💨💨😏😝

  • Dana Crandell3 months ago

    Clever! Well done!

  • Devyn Sharel3 months ago

    Haha! Very clever.

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