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Button Art

An old woman left it at the thrift store;
To a young girl, it was so much more

It wouldn't stay sewn on, 
there is a much better use for this button

Those young eyes don't see the way others do,
This is inspiration  just waiting for a muse 

A Button not meant for a blouse or skirt,
Stringing until her fingers hurt

The beads align to perfection, 
Bringing to life her imagination 

One of a kind bracelet can't be beat
On her wrist, the art is now complete

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  1. Date: 2/7/2013 12:24:00 PM
    Creative writer and creative use of a button..Enjoyed reading your winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 7:52:00 AM
    Congrats Melani on your win!Beautiful poem.

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 7:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on a well deserved win Melani! Annalise

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 5:44:00 PM
    how nice this is and unique to do it on button art. Congrats on your win, Melani.

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 1:30:00 PM
    Oh good one! congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 7:13:00 AM
    Congrats Melani on your win xxx

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 3:19:00 AM
    Big congrats Melani luv, sounds lovely xx

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 10:21:00 PM
    Melani.. :-) congratulations on your well deserved winning poem. Have yourself a good night* always & forever. P.D.

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 6:58:00 PM
    What a clever idea. New use for old buttons. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 12:54:00 PM
    So many great poems with the theme "Buttons" - everyday things - Each one with different ideas ..... many different "Buttons". - Congratulations on your winning poem,Melani! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 8:25:00 AM
    Well done, congrats!