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Limerick 3

Shoveling Snow

By D.L. FinnPublished 3 months ago 1 min read

The old man shoveled the steady snow,

Hanging onto his retirement dough.

Ignored offers of help,

Back twisted with a yelp.

Makes that call, hearing a smug hello.

nature poetry

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D.L. Finn

D. L. Finn is a multi-genre author. Her work includes the paranormal, poetry, memoir, romance, fantasy & children books. She is also a blogger, photographer & reader and encourages everyone to embrace their inner child.

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  • Harmony Kent3 months ago

    This one made me laugh aloud. Bravo, Denise! 💕🙂

  • Jan Sikes3 months ago

    That darned male ego! Very well expressed, Denise!

  • Staci Troilo3 months ago

    Oh, no! If he'd only parted with a few bucks and hired help. Nicely done!

  • Quincy.V3 months ago

    Evocative imagery & Unexpected twist ending.

  • Robbie Cheadle3 months ago

    Oh my goodness. This reminds me of my mom who insists on gardening and hurts her back every time.

  • Gwen Plano3 months ago

    Cute twist at the end! Good one, Denise. 😊

  • Priscilla Bettis3 months ago

    Haha, this one's funny!

  • Joan Hall3 months ago

    This is so typical of some people!

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