The Mugger Juggles

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic

Can't judge a book by its cover!

Danny Highcourt was happy and free to go,

Asked if they could prove it, the cops said no


So the harried captain ordered him released

Another close escape, but he was free at least


To return to his 2-bedroom trailer on Grove,

With his pet monkey and a wood-burning stove


He put on some coffee and some music to hear,

Stripped off his coated troubles and opened a beer


And he transformed into juggling Danny The Great,

A juggling dude and for that day, he couldn’t wait!


For that was truly who Mugger Danny longed to be,

Away from the high stress of an empty crime spree


He longed for applause instead angry, startled shouts

That he’d be free much longer, Danny had his doubts


He tossed one red ball into the air one-handed,

Then two more, as the ball-juggling demanded


After fifteen minutes of ball-juggling without a drop,

A reluctant-to-do-so Danny decided to stop


Back to reality, he grabbed his gun and ski mask

And headed out to force people to do what he asked,


For mad-man juggling like an expert didn’t pay the bills

He had to be a dickhead, saving juggling for his thrills!



Submitted: April 23, 2021

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Excellent, Mike.

Fri, April 23rd, 2021 6:01pm


Thank you, Hull

Fri, April 23rd, 2021 11:25am

Penny Scribe

Interesting, enjoyable, and quite unique!

Wed, April 28th, 2021 7:24pm


Thanks as always, Penny

Wed, April 28th, 2021 1:03pm

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