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Eight Things 'Ate' for Debs

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Eight Things 'Ate' for Debs

I'm sorry, Debs, to write this poem so late!
I needed time to think what to create!

I give you couplets now that number eight
with birthday thoughts I’ve mono-rhymed with “ate.”

I’ll tell you first that I appreciate
your poetry; I think that it is great!

With clever use of words you fascinate
and offer models all can emulate.

I also love the way that you relate
to people; different views you tolerate!

Respected by your peers, you gravitate
to truth and knowledge, and you educate.

You make an effort to facilitate
good dialogue, avoiding words of hate.

I’ll finish with some wishes. . . Hope you ate
an awesome cake and had a perfect date!

May Karma smile on you and satiate
your life with bliss so joy will be your fate!

And lastly, with this new year on your plate,
be glad, like me, you cannot procreate!

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  1. Date: 10/2/2012 1:48:00 PM
    ANDREA, , Congratulations with your FUN LOVING POEM for Debbie's "It's MY Birthday " contest bash... had fun reading all her happy dandy winners. Always~ xox~ PD

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 12:03:00 PM
    Loved it! I was facinated by this one!

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 7:39:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:05:00 PM
    Great couplets, and a wonderful tribute to Debbie. Well done. Lee

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:43:00 AM
    lol.. a fun read, andie..super congrats on your win!..:)

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 9:24:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 6:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 5:58:00 AM
    Congratulations, Andrea on your win with this up-lifting and creative Couplet. It is a beautiful dedication to a lovely lady we all love. Have a wonderful Monday. Hugs, Andrew.

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 11:00:00 PM
    Many congrats Andrea for this win.

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 10:47:00 PM

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 2:06:00 PM
    Congratulations Andy just love that last line xx

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 1:53:00 PM
    Love that ending. terrific. me too.

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 12:41:00 PM
    Thank Andie...a special write from you is always a gift! Thank you from the bottom of me heart. Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 2:10:00 PM
    Cute poem how could she not love this poem you did for her. Excellent love phyl

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 11:04:00 AM
    cute poem :) how could she not love it?

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 7:44:00 AM
    this is wonderful Andrea, so cool,

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 3:58:00 AM
    Pretty nice Andrea, I'm sure Deb's will love it. I think you did an awsome job with it. Mate!

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 1:58:00 PM
    I think this is awesome, and I'm sure Debs enjoyed it!

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 10:51:00 AM
    Your use of rhyme I appreciate. Love, daver

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 6:07:00 PM
    lol lol Andrea this poem is great,I know Debs had a wonderful date,my wish of joy to always be her fate.....