The Hat

The Hat

A Poem by john l smith
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The solution

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Henrietta Hippopotamus bought a new hat

But when she tried to wear it

It slipped this way and that

Cuz her head was just too fat

 

She went to the store manager

With her hat complaint

Asking, “Are they going to make it fit?”

He answered, “Oh no they aint!”

 

Her mouth opened wide as could

And swallowed that poor man down

Then she threw the hat away

And bought a nice new gown

 

 

 

© 2019 john l smith


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Author's Note

john l smith
it didn't fit either

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Yikes! I didn't know fashion could be so dangerous! I guess she bought the gown from a sail-maker?

Posted 8 Months Ago


john l smith

8 Months Ago

yes, quite likely, or from a parachutist??
Thanks for visit
Nice bit of humour on a dull morning - next time she should try a onesie ... :-)

Posted 8 Months Ago


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john l smith

8 Months Ago

at first I thought your finger had slipped off a key, then I consulted my crutch, Google, and found .. read more
I pity Henry Hippo, who would have been taking his life in his hands, when asked "does my bum look big in this?" There would be no safe answer :)

Posted 8 Months Ago


john l smith

8 Months Ago

It could be a marital dilema
Indeed, what does a hippo with an enlarged derrier wear
W.. read more
Me oh my, what a messed up guy.
Perhaps if she weren't so fat
the gown would've fit, better than the hat.

Sorry - I tried - take care - Dave

Posted 8 Months Ago


Dave

8 Months Ago

I try - wife says that at times I'm very trying.

Take care - Dave
john l smith

8 Months Ago

A reality check??
Dave

8 Months Ago

Well - you know - wives are like that.

Take care - Dave

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