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faint scent
of peppermint
his linens.

limp puppet
lies motionless
waiting for puppeteer.

By: Joyce Johnson

For Contest Septolet the Puppet

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  1. Date: 9/29/2012 12:47:00 AM
    Joyce, Congratulations, with your awesome entry in Nette's "SEPTOLET THE PUPPET" show.. I had fun following her contest... always~ PD

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 8:05:00 AM
    Big conratulations Joyce xx

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 5:57:00 AM
    I loved the path you chose for this contest Joyce. Cheers on your fantastic win!

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 5:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in this "Septolet The Puppet" contest Joyce. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 5:05:00 PM
    GOOD one..specially like the last stanza. Congrats once again. BG

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 4:56:00 PM
    wonderful one you wrote, Joyce. Very creative. Congrats on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Reminds me of Charley Macarthy in his box? Congrad's on your win Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 1:38:00 PM
    Very nice Joyce!Congrats on your win in Nette's contest.

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 10:01:00 PM

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 4:17:00 PM
    Joyce, the title alone--as many of we soupers become deactivated---love this!!

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 2:59:00 PM
    This is so fun.......has a cleverness about it! Congrats on your win, dear Joyce!

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 2:31:00 PM
    A bit like our lives: Waiting for someone to "make things happen".... Congratulations on your win, Joyce. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 9/19/2012 11:26:00 AM
    lol, love the peppermint line - this witty one is sure to be a big winner, Joyce : )