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ugly but successful

Abraham Lincoln
was an ugly ducklin';
but became president
among the eminent.

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  1. Date: 9/24/2009 7:59:00 PM
    Abe Linc ... was Ugly ? (he he he) What have you guys got against the 16 Pres? (smile), Ismael, Carol, Doris (he he he ha) So what, he was tall, lanky, hungry-looking and home-spun, Hatfield and Mccoy Gun-faced? He had Beautiful-Soulful Eyes... (smile) Great Verse, Though. he he (MoonBee)

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 1:06:00 PM
    nicely put,

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 10:11:00 AM
    I agree. Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us Ismael. As always I wish you the best in your future writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol