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Old 03-24-2015, 11:53 AM   #1
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Ode to Wal Mart

Here I sit on Wal Mart’s lot
Kinda tired, feeling shot.
Lots of drivin’, body’s crampin’
Thank God for this freebee campin’.
Lots of conflict in my head
Go to Wall-Mart; go to bed?
Dried up food I ate before
Cheap, hot chicken in the store,
Wife is cranky, she did yell,
Go get a chicken, or go to (Target?)

Six dollar chickens can’t be beat
Milk and donuts for a treat.
Don’t forget the beer and wine,
chips and salsa, would be fine.
Get some canned food for the cat
and a brand new bathroom mat.
A couple towels, a bar of soap,
A nice big bottle of minty Scope.
The old TV is really crappy,
get a new one, make it snappy.
Buy a Cosmo magazine,
Orders from the Wal-Mart queen.

So off I go to get my dinner,
Who’s the loser, who’s the winner?
Lots of stuff, I know I need it
Six buck chicken, who can beat it.
Two big baskets, bags and boxes,
I wonder just how far Fort Knox is.
I feel just like a lottery winner,
$800 for a chicken dinner?
Take a tip from camping scholars,
KOA – just 50 dollars.

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Old 03-24-2015, 11:58 AM   #2
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But I still like out Walmart stops. They tell us to park far enough away that I don't make the walk. ;-))

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Old 03-24-2015, 01:35 PM   #3
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Good one!
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Old 03-24-2015, 01:35 PM   #4
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It is sometimes so very, very true !!!
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Old 03-24-2015, 01:47 PM   #5
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If that isn't the truth!!! My stops are at LEAST $60. for a "free" campsite.
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I don't know about the rest of you but we always find so many things I did'nt know we need that the stop is always worth while.
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Old 03-24-2015, 02:05 PM   #7
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Nice poem...maybe the Walmart folks would like it...you'd be famous!
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Nice poetic talent. I can't wait for the continued saga.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:35 PM   #10
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oh yes....spend lots more at Walmart compared to regular camp grounds....
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:40 PM   #11
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The money spent at the campground doesn't taste as good as the barbecued chicken or last as long as the rest of the ESSENTIAL purchases at Wallyworld.
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In our experience, Walmart camping has never been free, same for Cracker Barrel.
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Old 03-24-2015, 09:32 PM   #14
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That poem was fantastic!
Thanks for sharing the creativity.

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