Michael Edwards





Much loved, my parents entered me

in a baby competition

I was dressed in blue with frills and bows

with some help from a cosmetician


On the day of the show I was wrapped in a shawl

and placed on my mother’s knee

when the judge with crossed brow said  ‘he’s ruled out

he’s too old at 43’


  • dusk arising

    Betcha looked a real lil cutie. But mum got the prize for bravery. Love that little side fin on the fish,,, now thats a cutie alright.

    Good laugh. ta!

    • Michael Edwards

      Oh I was - I've still got the dummy!
      The fish is a piece of wall art long since sold.

    • Goldfinch60

      Thank you Michael for my first laugh of the day.


      • Michael Edwards

        We really need a laugh - the best medicine - thanks Andy

      • orchidee

        Oh lol, good write Gold.

      • Neville

        That's what I like to see.. a man as good as his word...

        'so long and thanks for the fish'....


        • Michael Edwards

          Well I try - very trying - thanks Neville

        • The Uneducated O.A.P

          Nice one Michael, glad to be a source of inspiration, iv still got the photo from when my folks entered me in a beautiful baby competion (yes, that bit was true) I was going to include it with some of my silly words but I think it will be too much of a visual shock!, I'll send this to my mother later she's not too well at the mo, it will cheer her up, Good start to the day, Bill

          • Michael Edwards

            Cheers Bill - hope your Mum enjoys it.

          • Fay Slimm.

            Oh you must have a charmed wit to raise a smile like mine big and broad despite the current gloom - thanks Mike for the thought of you with a frilly dress on -- ha ha..............

            • Michael Edwards

              Thanks Fay - I never realised how uncomfortable nappies are.

            • FredPeyer

              Well Michael, we all start with diapers and end with diapers, but usually not in a competition!

            • ANGELA & BRIAN

              ANGELA HERE - Thanks for sharing UNCLE MIKE. One Day soon we hope to have a Baby of our own - To enter in the Show ! Dont get too excited we havent ordered it yet ! Please check *Just a Closer walk with Thee* Thanks ! Love the FISH !

              Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
              Love Anela & Brian 💛💛💛💛💛

              • Michael Edwards

                I've spent ages trying to get a delivery slot on line so good luck when you do. lol

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