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Author Name: PremiumMLAllen 25 Comments
Date Added: October 18, 2005 12:10:03 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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All right, yall git on over here round the far.
Sit in a circle.
Jimmie Lee, you know what a circle is?
Well, git in one. Pull on up. Now listen.
Jay Bird, that ain't listnin.
You cain't tell jokes
an listen at the same time.
Shet up.
Quit listnin to him yall. Listen to me.
Now I'm gon tell ya the true facts.
No, you don't.
If you knew the true facts you'd be ascared.
I know the true facts and I'm ascared.
Char Lene? Char Lene? Where's that gal?
Come outta them bushes and...Leonard!
Whatchall doin? Git over here in this circle!
Sallijo Honey,
why didn't you go before campfar time?
You know ever night this same time
is campfar time.
Go on then an git back here.
Yeah, Iris Ann can go with ya.
Iris Anne, take this flashlight
and go on with Sallijo Honey.
Yall watch out for snakes.
No, I ain't agoin.
That's whatchall git
for not goin before campfar time.
Law. I wish yall's parents had ya back.
No, I ain't awaitin. I'm atellin it now.
All right, yall, shet up and listen.
Jimmie Lee? What did I tell you?
Git back in the circle...oh, my god.
You've wet your drawers.
Do you know how far it is back to your cabin?
Go change your clothes.
That's too bad.
There ain't but one flashlight and the girls got it.
Now git. Oh, sh...sugar.
Leonard, go with this baby.
If yall see any bears, don't run this way.
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Comment By: FreeSteve on December 3, 2010 05:30:47 PM Report

You have captured a truly American voice in telling your camp side story.  I know the type people in your posting very well.   Congratulations on the award.



Comment By: FreeTaylor on July 28, 2009 12:24:52 AM Report
I love this; it's so cute. I've come back and read it every so often, I can't believe I never commented before.
<3 Taylor

Comment By: PremiumVizualEnsemble on November 17, 2007 06:53:07 AM Report
What a Hoot!!!! This is hilarious....yea I remember those

camp"far" days...Now I undestand why my Dad would

get upset, all those wonderful stories never got told, us

yungins always had something to do..come campfar time.

Brought back some wonderful memories. Thanks gal.


Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on June 15, 2006 03:19:34 AM Report
Is this why they are a bit behind the times down thar? They never do git to the story. Fantastic characterization Mary Lou. Congratulations on a well deserved button. jp
Comment By: FreeDamon D. Brewer on April 29, 2006 03:20:19 AM Report
Great Job ML, but then you already knew that didn't you? After all--you won the award of the week, and it is well deserving of the award too. I love your stories my friend.
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on April 20, 2006 05:41:34 PM Report
Priceless!!! This is a treasure to read and so very deserving of the award. I simply enjoyed every word. Great read.

Comment By: FreeMarel Sorensen on April 19, 2006 09:29:08 PM Report
Very funny. Well done. Marel
Comment By: FreeMarel Sorensen on April 19, 2006 09:28:34 PM Report
Very funny. Well done. Marel
Comment By: Freeerma todd on April 19, 2006 09:59:48 AM Report
Me and Will seed yer far from a mile down tha road. Hows bout if we joined in and sat down with yall fer a it you know that I do...Erma
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on April 18, 2006 06:38:54 AM Report
Just noticed you got an award for this ML
Well thank goodness you are starting to enter your work. This one had winner all over it from way back. Ali xxx
Comment By: Freeb doneff on April 18, 2006 05:13:12 AM Report
Oh Mary Lou..I knew when I read this ithad potential..had me laughing til my sides split! Congrats gal, way to go! Barbie
Comment By: FreeRebeca Weiss on April 17, 2006 06:55:58 PM Report
This is cute, I loved it! :0) Truly deserving of this award, congrats!
Comment By: FreeGlata on April 17, 2006 03:59:15 PM Report
LOL had to giggle my way through this one! Sounds so much like home that I had to stop and look around to make sure no one was actually yelling this behind me!
Loved it!!!
Hugs...and congrats!
Comment By: FreeHeike on April 17, 2006 12:52:34 PM Report
Someone seems to have his work cut out for him here ;-).
Very refreshing story. Mary Lou, there is simply nothing you can't do with words.
Comment By: FreePaul Peter McLean on April 17, 2006 11:51:34 AM Report
I knew the first time I read this that it would win any contest it was entered into. I'm glad to have been proved right. I'm also glad to have the excuse to read this great story yet again. Well done Mary Lou.
Comment By: ModeratorJillian K. Alexis on April 16, 2006 11:31:39 PM Report
This is wonderful Mary Lou. Your' words were so imaginative, I felt as though I was right there, round the campfire with ya'll. Congrats on your' very well deserved award my friend...Hugz...Jillian
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on April 16, 2006 10:37:33 PM Report
All right. Enjoyed this last year and it still gets me. Well deserving for an award.
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on April 16, 2006 09:44:49 PM Report
Mary Lou: this is so cute and so deserving of the Feature Poem Award.

Lady D
Comment By: FreeMeg on January 16, 2006 09:43:13 PM Report
Ha ha--every letter of this giggles with the simple truth of it. Thank you for the smiles:) Excellently written.
XOXO Cheerios XOXO
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on December 7, 2005 12:52:07 AM Report
Sometimes a circle is the hardest darn thing to complete...anyone who doesn't believe me can read this poem. =))

This tickled me Mary Lou...nice penning, thanks for the smile!

~Barbara~ *wondering when the campfar FUN is going to begin*
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on October 30, 2005 09:56:51 PM Report
Oh, I am glad for the repost, ML~! You really hit the humor button on this write~! More, more~!!
Hugz, Margaret....
Comment By: FreeAmber P on October 19, 2005 05:37:07 PM Report
hahaahaaaa. i love this! this is too great. of course i'm saving this to my faves...
Comment By: PremiumLindaM on October 18, 2005 11:35:16 PM Report
This is a hoot ML.
It sounds like some of the conversations that go
on in our neck of the woods. lol
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on October 18, 2005 07:50:47 PM Report
Oh my gosh this is really funny. Any one with kids has seen a bit of this in their life.
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on October 18, 2005 12:19:19 PM Report
One of my all time favs ML. Hysterically funny. Put into favs last time..still there.

Ali xxx


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