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New Name Year .

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New Name Year .

H e was always the saintly , quiet one
 A and everyone knew his name .
 P etula Francis Xaviar
 P uts Johnny Cash's Sue to shame .
 Y et , he always held his dignity

 N o matter , who would provoke
 E specially , his crazy sister
 W alter Benedict , who he'd gladly choke .

 Y es , it was time for big decisions
 E specially for twenty ten
 A nd sissy names , particularly , ain't for real men ;( so he is now )
 R egina , Catie , Seanie , Carol Poetry , the Pen ..


Inspired for Carol's Happy New Year contest and "dared "to write and present this , by Catie .

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  1. Date: 3/17/2010 12:42:00 PM
    A very interesting one, Sean, and when I said I 'd stop posting the limericks, I meant so MANY of them. hahaha. Gotta save some for next year, ya know! LUv, andrea

  1. Date: 1/23/2010 8:37:00 PM
    Congrats on this win as well, Sean! Great job! Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 1/23/2010 3:51:00 PM
    Your gift of humor shines in this one. Just had to drop by and add congratulations on placing second in Carol's contest. You certainly are a day brightener here at The Soup. Enjoy your success! Keep up the good writing. Karen

  1. Date: 1/23/2010 6:13:00 AM
    I commented on this one before Sean. . I picked it as a winner!!!!!Congratulations!!! Sensational Actrostic. Lainie

  1. Date: 1/23/2010 3:39:00 AM
    Sean, many congratulations on your second place in Carol's fine contest >> have a great weekend >> James

  1. Date: 1/23/2010 1:53:00 AM
    Congratulations Sean, on your success with your “Happy New Year” acrostic in Carol Brown’s contest. You did it again...another win! 2nd place with this imaginative poem, it's easy to see why you are in the winner’s circle. Your poetic skills excel. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 1/22/2010 10:23:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Carols Happy New Year contest...Marty

  1. Date: 1/22/2010 9:44:00 PM
    oh this is that funny one I just recently read. And you got second place with it. WOW, congratulations!

  1. Date: 1/22/2010 8:09:00 PM
    This was a delight, and a fun poem....a winner right from the start! Congratulations, well done! ~Carrie

  1. Date: 1/22/2010 6:50:00 PM
    Congrats Sean on your second place win in Carol's contest... wonderful words to your acrostic poem and a well deserved win.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 1/21/2010 9:29:00 AM
    A unique interpretation of the challenge, Sean. I loved the Boy Named sue song. YOu must be in my age range. haha. Cute poem and best of luck in the challenge. Andrea

  1. Date: 1/15/2010 12:26:00 AM
    Thanks for your always welcome and light-heatred comments Sean.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 10:32:00 PM
    SK, nice and fun acrostic to greet the new year with. Thanks for sharing and thank you for your kind comments on my poem today and please call me Caroline, not CCP or I'll have tocall you SK :) Thanks, Caroline.

  1. Date: 1/14/2010 8:51:00 AM
    nicely penned!!

  1. Date: 1/11/2010 1:15:00 PM
    Got a laugh out of this one. Reading your poetry is such a day brightener. Good luck in the contest. Love your sense of humor. Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Have a good day! Karen

  1. Date: 1/11/2010 1:04:00 PM
    You crack me up, Sean. A winner for sure. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 1/10/2010 1:56:00 PM
    Great acrostic that had me smiling, Sean. A boy named "Sue" certainly had a challenge in life before him, but a boy named "Petula"? Well, guess his mother wanted him to be strong enough to cope with his "crazy sister." Nice work! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/10/2010 8:25:00 AM
    Sean thanks for your welcome comments today.Time to ge the shovel out.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 1/10/2010 12:24:00 AM
    Nice one Sean.Have you had much snow in your parts?Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 1/9/2010 10:34:00 AM
    Glad she "dared" you to present this to share....a delight to read!! Love this twist to the contest entries! Happy New Year, Sean!!