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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Rub a Dub Dub Escape in a Tub

Rub a dub dub
a woman sought escape in her tub.
She soaked in an ocean of bubbles
reflecting on a list of her troubles.
At the top of the list was a man
who stole al l her money and ran.
She couldn’t believe she was so smitten
that in the end she would be bitten
by a slithering snake in the grass
who was nothing but a lying ass.
It was a hard lesson to learn
she didn’t have money to burn,
but the bubbles did their magic
she realized her life was not that tragic.
The stupid man had left the keys to his car
she knew that he couldn’t get far.
Rub a dub dub
the woman smiles in her tub
at the idiot’s lack of brain
as she stuffs his keys down the drain.

©Susie Clevenger 2011
 Picture Prompt for Short Story Slam Week 14
Bluebell Books


dan roberson said...

Rub a dub dubbed,
the man flubbed,
when he chose the one to cheat,
he won't go far,
without his car,
it's a crime he won't want to repeat.

soulbrush said...

rub a dub dub
you made me cry
not from soap in my eye
but from laughter!

Morning said...

a good story with perfect rhyming and

innocent sentiments, wow.
love it.

insanebloom said...

Lovely piece, lovely rhyming!
Rub a dub dub...:D

e.a.s. demers said...

LOL... I like this one very much :-)

Judith Westerfield said...

Rub a dub dude
Won't be in the mood
For frolic in the nude
with this Chick's attitude

Talk about a relationship going down the drain!

Thanks for the smile!

The Orange Tree said...

love the playfulness.

Purvi said...

I lovvved your work! I just wish, I had the keys to 'his' car too :P
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Belva Rae Staples said...

This made me laugh! The guy is a real idiot!

charleslmashburn said...

Funny! Unless your the guy lookin for your keys!

Susie Clevenger said...

Thanks for all the wonderful comments on this piece.

Susie Clevenger said...

Judith, I love your response...glad I could make you smile.

Susie Clevenger said...

Thanks Orange Tree

Susie Clevenger said...

Thank you Purvi...

Susie Clevenger said...

Thanks Belva...yes he is an idiot...lol

Susie Clevenger said...

Thanks Charles, but he deserved it..lol

Taylor Boomer said...

you have a way with words,

tic toc toe, smiles.
way to go!!!

Susie Clevenger said...

Thanks Taylor..that picture just screamed humor to me

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