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#1 johndeereelfman OFFLINE  

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 10:11 PM

The front is red

the back black and blue.

I tore my calf muscle

there's nothing I can do.


So I sit on my butt

and twittle my thumbs.

What was I thinking

I feel so dumb.


I should have got help

I just should have asked.

I know better than

to perform such a task.


Now I look at my tractors

sitting all alone.

And I sit here in the house

like a big unearthed stone.


Come Troy, restore us

please make us shine.

I would if I could

get off my behind.


But the Doctor said no

I must take time to rest.

My wife said to listen

cause the Doctor knows best.


So I'll do what I can

and rest like I should.

But I'd rather be out there

if only I could.


Stripping, priming,

just sitting on seats.

How will I make it

for six to eight weeks.


It's driving me nuts

I'm going insane.

My wife is tired of

hearing me complain.


Just go, just go

maybe then you'll be happy.

Instead of sitting in here

all miserable and sappy.


Could it be true?

Did I just hear her right?

I can go, I can go

I'm filled with delight.


So I reach my garage

with energy and joy.

But the garage is so full

that I can't reach my toys.


Man what a shame

my balloon just deflated.

I guess she was right

I just should have waited.


So, for another day

I'll wait until we meet.

Me and my tractor

and that real comfy seat.


The leg will heal

and it will get strong.

But until that day comes

it's me and GTtalk.com.


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Posted January 02, 2013 - 10:16 PM

Troy, I'm awfully sorry to hear about your leg injury.  I was laid up quite a while last year, I understand how you feel.  Hopefully the Doc knows best.  I did start working on mine while sitting in a chair and having my kids be 'gofers' after about 4 weeks, so perhaps you can have some fun later.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 10:27 PM

I feel for ya Troy

it's a crying shame

stuck on the sidelines

in the 4th quarter of the game


the garage is full

of projects galore

sitting with your feet up

is really quite the bore


maybe a different hobby

something with a twist

it would be better

than sitting there pissed


crocheting comes to mind

or learning to knit

make some money

while you have to sit


or you could get ready

to pull hair out in swatches

by taking an online course

to learn to repair watches


learning to repair computers

could earn you some coin

I tried it once

it's like getting kicked in the groin


if you're hard up

and need the cash

you could (gasp) sell

your entire JD stash


just think of the riches

all the new found moola

you could take lessons

and learn how to hula


or you can sit and relax

put up with me being crass

just marking the days

until you can get off your as s.




Your welcome!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 10:47 PM

No, no to knitting

and your online courses.

I'd rather be naked

riding bare back on horses.


You want me to sell?

did you really suggest?

I think I'll just wait

and get my needed rest.


I thought we were friends

I thought we were buds.

Gonna get together

to share us some suds.


But I may have been wrong

and must be mislead.

Seeing me hoola

is filling your head?


I Thank You Cat


But these ideas you have

are just not for me.


I will survive

and I'll make through.

But I'll find something

for me to do.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 10:48 PM

LOL great poems.



Now go rest that leg.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 10:58 PM

I hope you staying off that leg so it can heal properly.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 11:09 PM

GTTalk was an invaluable part of my recovery.

The great people & their stories will help keep your mind busy while your body heals.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 11:13 PM

Duelling Poets???? Good ones!!

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 11:22 PM

I guess no one can ever doubt that we have a very talented family here. Please take time to rest Troy.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 11:29 PM

I heard you leg was busted,

And you felt old,and nearly dead.

The doctors advice – you cussed it,

But now you are stuck in bed.


You wife tells you to obey,

Your shops sings its siren song.

The tractors need you without delay,

But you leg wont try to get along.


SO you sit and you sulk,

And you sulk and you sit,

Your projects lined up in bulk

While you mind throws a fit.


TV is boring

And the shows are all trash

Your GTTalk count is soaring

our butt has a rash.


Just going to the toilet

Is an hour long affair.

After all the work and toil it

Makes you glad you got there.


The days drag on by,

Winter blues has a friend.

Times does not fly.

This waiting knows no end.


So pick up a book

Or five, or ten, or twenty.

Read up- learn to cook,

Or learn more tractor facts aplenty.


And before you know it

Your sentence will end.

Your foot on the floor -It

Will feel good again.


Now go watch an old movie

and don't make your wife mad

Remember she is the only

One who can give you a bath.

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Posted January 02, 2013 - 11:49 PM

Troy you are a good poet!  Now rest that leg.


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Posted January 03, 2013 - 12:52 AM

We just stumbled onto a site that might help use up some time for you. Try  King of the Obsolete  for a change of pace. Not all of us northerners are crazy, but it helps!

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Posted January 03, 2013 - 04:56 AM

a couple Mark Twains, emily dickensons maybe....... :bigrofl: , good luck with that leg.  I've learned the hard way, (after many times of course), if ya don't listen to the quack ( i mean doc) then it'll be longer before you get to do what you want.....

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Posted January 03, 2013 - 05:09 AM

Great poems, guys! I needed some good reading. Thanks to all of you for making me snicker!

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Posted January 03, 2013 - 05:40 AM

Sorry to hear of your leg injury.Great poems,you guys. :thumbs:

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