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5 minute poem

We are put on our honor
To write a poem in 5 minutes.
We can’t take time to proof it
If we really want to win it.
This is a heavy order,
AndI I’ll try my very best,
But I always got so nervous
When I had to take a test.
I am eying clock before me
And I’’m doing very good
But if I make mistakes I cannot
Repair them as I should.
Since I have grown older
It takes longer just t get


9:05 to 9:10
For 5 minute challenge contest

it took 3 minutes to write and 2 minutes to remove too many lines and some of the errors. k.

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  1. Date: 5/19/2013 11:39:00 AM
    a lovely write in such a short time, Joyce. Congrats on your wins, my friend x

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 8:56:00 PM
    Congratulation on a well deserved win, Joyce. always enjoying your poems plus more... I like the way everyone showed off their poem in less than 5 minutes..... LINDA

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 2:24:00 PM
    I could sure get the whole "process" of your writing while seeing this one with your notes!! I called mine a five min. poem but actually I was surprised I did it in just 3 minutes but had to take two min. to edit!!!

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 12:00:00 PM
    Congrats on your win. Awesome! AO

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 11:15:00 AM
    A nice 5 minute poem. Congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 7:43:00 AM
    I admire this poetry written in a very short time. It flows admirably and I suppose was the winner. wasn't it?

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 5:28:00 AM
    You did very good..Reads like a winner to me..Enjoyed reading this morn..It has great rhythm and flow..Soup Mail soon..Sara

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 6:24:00 PM
    ha! the ending made me laugh...

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 12:03:00 PM
    lol. You did well, Joyce. I'd never chance a challenge like this, as I take forever to come up with a decent piece. Good luck in the contest, my friend. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 11:44:00 AM
    I like this challenge. Joyce, i write with this idea. I give myself a limit to write whats on my mind. Sometimes I come up with awesome things in 5 minutes. A wonderful poem, under 5 minutes... LINDA