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Recipe for Life

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Recipe for Life


Take
a pinch
of caution.
A dash of pride.
One dollop of charm.
Add big lumps of kindness.
Mix with a sense of humour.
Throw in a large handful of love.
Blend it all together with patience.
And you will make a happy cake of life.



Margaret --1/11/2011

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  1. Date: 11/19/2011 9:21:00 PM
    Happy person, happy cake of love! Congratulations on rhis winning entry!

  1. Date: 11/5/2011 10:54:00 PM
    ;-) CONGRATULATIONS, ON YOUR WIN~ Have a wonderful weekend, GOD BLESS,..p.d.

  1. Date: 11/3/2011 2:50:00 PM
    I want to get cookin on this new recipe immediately!! How beautiful your kitchen must look! Fun write...very fun! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/3/2011 12:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win with this lovely poem, Margaret

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 9:05:00 PM
    Yep, it did.Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 9:04:00 PM
    Margaret is this for the happy poem contest? I too was thinking of doing a ten line etheree.(great minds!) Anyway, I reread her rule, and unless I am wrong, I think she said it had to be at least twelve lines. I hope I am wrong on that, because I really had an idea for an etheree. (oh, wait, I see Carolyn is congratulating you. Maybe this one won in Brian's contest then?)

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 11:26:00 AM
    Perfect form and a great recipe by which to live, Margaret. You had me smiling throughout. Congrats on your win in Brian's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 9:29:00 AM
    Congrats Margaret on third place win with this exquisite entry luv..

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 8:44:00 AM
    Sounds like a great recipe Margaret. Congratulations on your third place in Brian's contest

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 5:31:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's "1-14 any theme" contest Margaret. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 8:18:00 AM
    I have found a little time and ambition to read some poetry today. I am pleased to have read yours Margaret. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 4:45:00 AM
    Perfect and fulfilling. Tony