A Conversation for The Post Christmas Poetry Competition 2005

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Post 1

quizzical

smiley - blush I'd say this calls for some celebratory fruitcak. Anybody like a piece?

Last month there was a story in our local newspaper about a fruitcake that's been passed around among the members of a local family since *the late 1940s*! No one bothers to refrigerate The Fruitcake while they have custody it, and because we have hot summers around here, by now the cake is about a quarter of its original size and smells musty and slightly spicy, sort of like old sweatsocks sprinkled with nutmeg. smiley - ill

It's traditions like this that make the holidays so special... smiley - silly


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Post 2

JulesK

I'd have a piece but am now worried about being left holding the cake!

smiley - bubbly Well done, I enjoyed this smiley - ok


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Post 3

quizzical

Thanks! Sure you won't have a piece...? smiley - evilgrin


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Post 4

Lucky Llareggub - no more cannibals in our village, we ate the last one yesterday..

Loved it. smiley - bubbly


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Post 5

Websailor

That's the best diet I have seen this New Year.smiley - rofl Have a good one, and thanks for the lovely poem. smiley - biggrin

smiley - applause Congratulations


Websailorsmiley - dragon


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Post 6

quizzical

Thank you, thank you. smiley - smiley Hmm, the fruitcake diet. Lots of fruit and nuts, plus a bit of alcohol; why, it's practically health food! smiley - silly


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