twas the night before Easter...

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The Night Before Easter

'Twas the night before Easter. All was calm and laid back. 
Fred, the mouse in the kitchen, snarfed down a late snack. 
The eggs were all dyed but still drippy and sticky... 
To be honest; they looked just a little bit icky. 
There were big jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and such, 
and as Fred stuffed his face, he sighed, "This is too much!" 
Phil and Rose were in bed watching late night TV, 
while munching saltines with low-sodium Brie.

Then a sudden commotion rang out in the night. 
It shook Phil and Rose, really gave them a fright. 
Phil's hair stood on end, and his eyes bugged out big... 
Rose whipped off the covers and knocked off her wig.

They lunged to the window, yanked open the blinds... 
What they saw was amazing; it boggled their minds: 
Across the night sky, with a noise like the dickens, 
soared a minivan drawn by eight overgrown chickens!

At the wheel sat a bunny -- cute, fuzzy and fat -- 
In designer blue jeans and a Panama hat. 
Like a speeding space shuttle, those chickens they flew, 
as the van driver called to each hen in his crew:

"Now, Ashley! Now, Sheila! Now, Kelsey and Bo! 
On Bethany, Liza! On Daphne, on Flo!" 
The van made its landing lickety-split ... 
Nearly wiped out the shrubs and the barbecue pit!

Then up on the roof, much to Phil's consternation, 
they squawked of egg prices and space navigation. 
They made so much noise that Phil started to stammer, 
"If you guys don't shut up, we'll get thrown in the slammer!"

Fuzzy hopped down the chimney, amidst all this racket, 
and emerged from the fireplace, adjusting his jacket. 
This bunny was chic, he had class, he had flair .. 
Not your average bozo, not your typical hare.

His ears were enormous; his huge overbite 
was right under a nose like a pink neon light. 
His manner was smooth, he was hip, he was cool; 
this floppy-eared bunny was no fuzzy fool.

"While I'm here," he smiled, "Everybody relaxes ... 
I'm not selling storm windows, won't audit your taxes. 
I'm just here to bring you some fun and delight. 
Eat, drink, and be merry! Let's party tonight!"

So they sipped diet soda and swapped silly jokes, 
those birds and their bunny just being plain folks. 
Then flop-ears said, "Hey, friends, we've had quite a ball, 
but my chickens and I are now due in St. Paul!"

He crossed both his eyes. Then he wiggled one ear, 
and he yelled to his chicken team, "We're outta here!" 
As the minivan rose in the 3 a.m. sky, 
He called out, "Later, Phil! And to you, Rose, good-bye!"

As he sped out of sight, his two friends heard him say, 
"Happy Easter to all! Have a beautiful day!"

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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Good one. Like the blog look! We're taking a survey of AR members. So far most eat, bite off the ears first on chocolate bunnies. What do we check off for your Steve?

Apr 23, 2011 03:00 PM #1
Suzanne Taylor
Ultima Real Estate - Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX
Home Sales In Corpus Christi, TX


Too cute, you just reminded me that this is the first year I am not putting out Easter baskets!  Feels GOOD!  LOL 

Apr 23, 2011 03:02 PM #2
Sally Dunbar
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area) - Fair Oaks, CA
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale

Way to rock in Easter.  Have a good one.

Apr 23, 2011 03:09 PM #3
Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

Andy...I go for the ears  - that way he doesn't hear what's next.

Apr 23, 2011 03:11 PM #4
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have to save this for future reference.  Happy Easter my friend!

Apr 24, 2011 01:46 AM #5
Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH

Bill. same to you, have a great family day.

Apr 24, 2011 01:52 AM #6
Melissa Zavala
Broadpoint Properties - Escondido, CA
Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County

Sounds like you have a bee about Easter under your bonnet today--two Easter posts. Have a great day.

Apr 24, 2011 03:19 AM #7
Not a real person
San Diego, CA

I’m sure glad you made that rebloggable because that’s exactly what I’m going to do! Too cute not to.

Apr 24, 2011 02:14 PM #8
Peg Barcelo
Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369 - Summerland, BC
The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC

Steve that was too cute! Thanbx for sharing, and thanx to Russel for re-blogging!

Apr 24, 2011 06:35 PM #9
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