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Seashells By The Seashore

A_Abalone by the sea floats to shore then adored
B_Bonnets of the world make my heart unfurl surely not bored

C_Conch alive how their song can jive
D_Dove Shell rings my bell not like bee hive

E_Egg Shell poached with the quail
F_Flamingo Tongue_Cyphoma Gibbosum lives by Opposum Dale

G_Goblet of gold stories of you many which are untold
H_Helmet of the sea seahorses shield from Stingrays stinging bee hold

I_Irish Baking Dish let's fix those Tuna Fish
J_Janthina what a shell purple with great knish

K_King's Crown Shell not on the shore unless mangrove nearby
L_Limpet shell star colored like stars in the universe that fly

M_Money Cowrie_Cypraea moneta_once used for money 
N_Nutmeg Shell_Cancellaria Reticulata it's articulata, honey

O_Ostrich Foot Sea Shell looking like a spiraling universe
P_ Purple Turritella spiraling like universe in color submerse

Q_Quest on seeking shells, name it quit or quint and be different
R_Red Moon Sea Shell similar to the clam but red color current

S_Starfish decorates earth's seas
T_Tiger Moon those cat's stripes I see

U_Umbilical Egg Cowrice with your spots
V_Veluntina with your pink hew but not dots

W_Whelk definitely not a woods roaming Elk
X_Xenophoridae shells so varied not spelk

Y_Yellow Helmet exotic shell
Z_Zesty be one's hunt and name a shell Zell...

Shells by the sea shore, fun to find and collect galore
Can you name them all now or do you need to learn more?

Written: March 03,2013

Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton
Contest:ABC/Any topic
**I am a nearly seventy year old mother, grandmother, and great grandmother..I enjoy going to the seashore for vacation..I have always enjoyed picking up seashells and wondered if they all had names..Well, there are over 15,000 different kind of sea creatures that live in those shells and some have not been named..

You've got to be kidding

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  1. Date: 7/30/2015 10:15:00 PM
    Deep respect for a winning write utilizing this difficult form (for me anyways). I really enjoyed reading your work, Sara!

  1. Date: 7/24/2015 3:34:00 PM
    Sara, Congratulations on your awesome win. **SKAT**

  1. Date: 7/24/2015 11:30:00 AM
    This poem is amazing and informative regarding all the different sea shells out there, Sara! I really enjoyed it, and congrats to you :)

  1. Date: 7/23/2015 11:14:00 PM
    Congrats on ur awesome winning poem Sara!

  1. Date: 7/23/2015 7:46:00 PM
    How wonderful & unique this is and you are so lucky to have grandchildren! Congrad's on Your Win. a #1 for me - Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/23/2015 6:22:00 PM
    congrats on 1st place Sara most entertaining and very well researched hugs

  1. Date: 7/23/2015 5:57:00 PM
    This is very well done Sara, I enjoyed it congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 7/23/2015 5:12:00 PM
    I love this unique write Sara - I have learned some fascinating facts - congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:21:00 PM
    Sara, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:02:00 PM
    Sara, I finally find your shell abc poem, very well said, enjoyed reading it! Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:50:00 PM
    Many congrats for this win. This is so beautiful.

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 10:29:00 AM
    Well this took me on a journey! You must have a vast knowledge of seashells to name so many, and in alphabetical order! I love to spend countless hours on the beach myself so this was treat. It is most impressive work!

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 8:53:00 AM
    It's amazing how it is done, good luck in the contest!! Jag

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 10:08:00 AM
    wow, love this fascinating write, Sara. Did you know all those names? I remember my gran had a large shell and she used to tell me to hold it to my ear and hear the sound of the sea

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 12:40:00 PM
    All I can say is that you did a fantastic job here. I love sea shells. You will be a winner. Lucilla

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 11:17:00 PM
    wow, that is really nice how you used your hobby to do the challenge. I bet there are so many others you could have mentioned. GREAT job with this challenge.

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 8:28:00 PM
    This contest is so hard..I may not even try came up with some great "stuff"..BG

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 7:37:00 PM
    Oh I like this Sara,,, I will have to try writing in this ABC fashion ;} thank you for reading my Dreaming ;},,, have a blessed day Sara !!!

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 5:27:00 PM
    Simply amazing

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 4:40:00 PM
    A feast of English language parading before bewildered eyes! Excellent!