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Lighthouse of Alexandria

They saw its light far out to sea;
An earthquake brought it down.
I wonder what the sailors did -
I hope they didn’t drown.

Lighthouse of Alexandria for PD’s Seven Wonders of the Ancient World contest

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  1. Date: 6/4/2013 11:04:00 PM
    Excellent poem, jack, it's amazing how so many things fall down during earthquakes.

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:30:00 AM
    Thanks, Jack, for starting out my day with a smile. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 4:35:00 PM
    Congratulations Jack..

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 3:43:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:30:00 PM
    Jack, thank you for the wonderful poem and stunning imagery in my "7 wonders of the world contest." CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thanks for the support. Take Care & Good Night ;-) ~LINDA

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 8:27:00 PM
    Congratulations, very enjoyable piece. I really love short poems sometimes, especially when they leave with a 'hm!' like this one did.

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 8:18:00 PM
    Jack, congrats with your 7 wonder poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 6:59:00 PM
    Congrats jack on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 6:57:00 PM
    Short but simple still captures the Lighthouse of Alexandria well, Jack, congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 12:50:00 PM
    Congratulations Jack..

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 6:40:00 AM
    Congrats on your win friend Jack..cheers!! Maria

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 4:51:00 AM
    Congrats on your deserving win~A.O

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 6:55:00 PM
    So clever Jack, you create a disaster and leave me wondering the outcome. Nice way to get attention. always magic to read your verses! Love, Lizzie

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 8:21:00 PM
    Stopping by to say Hi Jack, thank you for supporting my contest.... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Me too...Always enjoy your work. BG

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 5:10:00 PM
    nicely done Jack, I'm glad you liked my Caturday haiku's,, I've been trying to write good one so I could post ;}

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 5:10:00 PM
    Great and unique work that you have penned for PD's contest..Thanks for the stops by my work..I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment..Sara

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 2:25:00 PM
    Such an interesting way to tell this tale!! Liked this very much!!

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 2:14:00 PM
    I love your short but sweet poetry you write! This one was simple and to the point, so very illustrious in its form! I love lighthouses and I sure would have loved to seen this majestic lighthouse of old! What a glorious piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 1:34:00 PM
    My sis will love this poem Jack, ~*~ SKAT