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A czarina whose needs couldn’t wait.
Rumored to have a private stable,
with horses….if her Cossacks weren’t able.

For the clerihew 2 contest

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  1. Date: 3/26/2012 4:00:00 PM
    I wrote a nonnet long ago about her, my bf asked if he could have it. gritty but good work!

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 6:44:00 AM
    Belated congratulations to you on your win in P.D 's "Battle of the Cherihew # 2" contest John T. I wish you many more wins in your writing career. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/5/2012 3:10:00 PM
    Good one, John. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 2:40:00 PM
    Congrats. on your win, love,vie

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 3:29:00 AM
    Congratulations x

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 2:32:00 AM
    John congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 2/3/2012 9:43:00 PM
    congrats John on a superb win for this wonderful write and entry luv..

  1. Date: 2/3/2012 8:55:00 PM
    JOHN~Congratulations! I had much much~ fun reading your Clerihew" thank you for your support ;-),pd

  1. Date: 1/28/2012 10:35:00 PM
    John,, thank you..pd

  1. Date: 1/28/2012 4:53:00 PM
    According to history, she got stuck marrying Peter of Holstein-Gottorp. He certainly was no prize, and he died young. Good clerihew about this famous Russian monarch.

  1. Date: 1/28/2012 11:24:00 AM
    Well done!! :) :) :) good !! lol oxox love Anne-Lise