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Why Not?

If goats eating oats in boats
Get frogs in throats,
Why not
Sail the boats into moats
And feed the goats groats,
Until nothing is left that floats,
And newspapers print the frogs' quotes?
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Born 01 June 1940 at Roswell, New Mexico. Baptized 15 April 1972 in Spring Creek north of Cookeville, Tennessee, at Bend of the River. Ordained a high priest of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints on 04 July 1976 by the late Robert N. Brady.I believe that the standard works, or scriptures, of the church are written by prophets, by revelation and are holy and sacrd. I feel an obligation to share them all, one daily. The only contribution of mine is to turn the prose into poetry so it can be submitted as poetry. I do not claim credit for the basic ideas, but I accept blame for all my mistakes. Please respect the sources, and please be brutally honest, with details, to help the message bearer's improvement!Some may think that using the scriptures for inspiration means that originality is missing. In my poem archive you can also find non-scriptural works, on a variety of topics. Some have been selected, by editors, for publication in The United Kingdom and United States. more…

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