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50   WORDS

The man  with the rope  asked for  last  words  -  so
I  stepped to  the edge and  looked  calmly down:
That’s a dangerous edge, I said - some unlucky
guy  could  get  hurt  if  he   fell  -
I mean he could easily break
His    leg   or   arm  -
if really unlucky,
maybe  his
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Written by  Sydney Peck

Entered in   Shaz   Cheesman’s  Contest      50 Words

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  1. Date: 6/10/2012 8:34:00 PM
    Now here's a guy that I don't see much of around these waters..I saw your name on the winners' list and had to read your entry..You are such a talented poet, Syd, and it is always a pleasure to read what your creative mind has dreamed up! I super enjoyed this sarcasm...Sincerely, Gwendolen

    Beck Avatar Sidney Beck
    Date: 6/11/2012 1:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry is very kind of you to say such glowing words.....i enjoy writing it is true, and especially if it's possible to get a humorous or (in this case) sarcastic wishes and thanks again....Syd
  1. Date: 6/8/2012 9:20:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Sydney! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 8:21:00 PM
    Good one; I love the poem but im lost with the "shape"(?) I need your help! LOL! Congrats on your win, Sidney! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 6:15:00 PM
    Congrats, Sid. Excellent. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 12:20:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Sydney!

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 11:40:00 AM
    Congratulations Sydney. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 3:57:00 AM
    Sidney congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 10:46:00 AM
    i like this poem and also the way you wrote it - i can see the ledge and someone peering over it. nice one!

    Beck Avatar Sidney Beck
    Date: 6/11/2012 1:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ilene thanks very much for your comments and support, I always like to hear from soupers.....unfortunately I am not always free enough to write extensively back to everyone .....all my best wishes and thanks again...Syd