Humor Poetry posted October 25, 2011

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A very sad toy story...

Ken's Lament

by another jim

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Ken's my name, you know me well
Moulded features, handsome as hell
Bulging biceps, washboard gut
Legs attached to rock-hard butt

Ball-joint limbs—ingenious, really
Magic head that swivels freely
Plastic pate with perfect part
Hollow torso, caring heart

All my clothes have shoes to match
Drive a 'Vette (a red one, natch)
No bad apples in my family tree
Polyvinyl chloride pedigree

Rowdy buddies keep me goin'
Got more friends than Lindsay Lohan
Derek, Allan, Kevin, Scott
Curtis, Skipper (Damn, she's hot!)

Ken's the man! The one and only!
Why, then, am I sad and lonely?
Used to laugh but now I cry
And Barbie is the reason why

I lost this lovely little lass
Never thought she'd dump my ass
Barbie was my destiny
But someone got the best of me

Bob the Builder is his name
Building stuff's his claim to fame
Drives a 'dozer and a truck
A pimped-out Hummer...just my luck

Operates an excavator
Caterpillar crane and grader
Well-hung tool belt, hard hat, tractor
Driller, filler, soil compactor

Can't compete with that, I know
Large machines and things that go 
Woe is me! Bob's so much hipper
Guess I'll try my luck with Skipper

Writing Prompt
The challenge is to write a poem that includes the words provided. Your poem can be of any type.

The words:

rowdy - large - family - faith - caring - destiny - laugh - magic

Use These Words
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Must use at least seven of eight required words, per the contest rules.
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