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Edits Okay

Diet is really edit misspelled. 
I'd rather think of it that way. 
It seems easier to modify, 
Than it does to take away. 
Diet is also a harsh word. 
Starvation leaps to mind. 
A jailer who throws the key away, 
Because eating is a crime. 
Edit is a nicer word. 
Rearranged it spells the tide. 
A picture of ebbing serenity, 
Erosion over time. 
Diet is more of a challenge. 
A gauntlet slapped in your face! 
While edit simply reminds us, 
A pencil may also erase.

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  1. Date: 9/4/2008 5:03:00 AM
    This is a wonderfully clever piece, Clare. Like many others, my life has been one diet after another. Congrats on this one. Love, Daver

  1. Date: 9/3/2008 1:13:00 PM
    You know, i never saw those words in diet before. Maybe it was because of the lack of food consumption when you are on one LOL!! That was a very great poem. Nice form and nicely thought out. No wonder it was featured this week.

  1. Date: 9/2/2008 3:39:00 PM
    Claire, Heartiest congratulations on your poem Edits Okay being featured this week. A superb write. Some edit is needed by most of us specially the ones in advanced age brackets. I recently had an edit - a total knee replacement of my right leg.-Mohammad

  1. Date: 9/2/2008 7:13:00 AM
    I definitely need some editing. Congratulations on "Edits Okay" being featuring. Vince

  1. Date: 9/1/2008 8:36:00 PM
    Very ingenious poem here - Congrats on being featured - God Bless

  1. Date: 8/31/2008 6:15:00 PM
    Congratulations Claire on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 8/31/2008 5:57:00 PM
    Thanks for allowing me to chuckle with this one. Nice use of rhyme. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you continued success with your writing. Karen