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Vindictive Vixen

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Vindictive Vixen

You are asking me about what is the matter? I am not dancing with a woman who wants my head on a platter. That was a strange request she presented before the king. How could that brazen little vixen do such a thing? Upstairs, she is performing before many amazed eyes. I am here in the dungeon awaiting my inevitable demise. My cousin has been preaching out and about everywhere. Please try to find him and tell him to beware.

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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 4:07:00 AM
    Good morning Robert - Congratulations on your win...VERY unique take on the contest using the beheading of John the Babtist as the story...Also I like the idea that he is the one speaking in this poem...Great write! - Tim

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 10:47:00 PM
    Very unique. Many warm congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 5:31:00 PM
    Congrats with your awesome win... luv~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 4:32:00 PM
    Robert, Congratulations with your dancing poem in Giorgio V's contest. have yourself a nice one ~ SKAT ~

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 2:19:00 AM
    WOW! I never though you'd be writing about Salome! She was following her mama's orders, but she could have taken a stand. Good write, Robert. I enjoyed this! :)

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 10:42:00 PM
    Very nice work. :)