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November People

There are lots of people with birthdays in November. The amount of them is quite a large sum. In this big club, I happen to be a member. My flower of the month is a chrysanthemum. That word is a good stumper in a spelling bee. Correctly spelled, nobody calls you “dumb”. In November, there are not many flowers to see. It is not a month with botanical pizzazz. That’s when we see leaves falling from the tree. My birthstone is the semiprecious topaz. As far as jewels go, it isn’t worth much. I’m really not into that gemology jazz. We November people come through in the clutch. In this great big world, we are the ones to know.

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  1. Date: 1/21/2012 9:19:00 PM
    congrats Robert on a stupendous win for this excellent write on November luv.. always a treat to read your lines..

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 9:33:00 PM
    YOurs is fun for me for its matter of fact style. So are you a SAG or a Scorpio then? Congrats on the win for your fine poem

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 7:38:00 PM
    so true about the spelling bee. that word is a real humdinger! btw, i'm in the november club too :) but I prefer the blue topaz over the orange one. are you a scorpio also? congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 8:39:00 AM
    Well done Robert. Enjoyed. Congrats

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 7:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win for your poem in Tracie's "~Flowers or Stones~" contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 6:23:00 AM
    Nice to know you on the Soup !! A really good poem. It has an upbeat feel to it. Congrats on your placement in the contest !!

  1. Date: 1/16/2012 11:44:00 PM
    Both my mothers birthday's are in November... my sister birthday is November ( rip).... my daughters birthday in November...I also had a daughter that passed in November (rip) wow... my sisters sons birthday is in November... and much much more... well that month has it's up's and downs for me... see your a topaz baby tooo... great poem..p.d.

  1. Date: 1/13/2012 9:31:00 PM
    Oh dear! This is my mom and best friend's birthday month! A great gem of a write here, Robert. Love the 2nd stanza the most..great fun! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 1/13/2012 12:14:00 PM
    It is good to know you Robert, topaz is a lovely stone, I used to work in a jewelry store, I think all stones have their beauty, so does the month of November, on an info note, we made it in third place, way to go Bobby, how do you like them apples, sweet! love,vie