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Young Poet Ben

There was a young poet named Ben Whose poetry never did win, Then his talent, I’m told, Began to take hold, Now Ben’s awards never end. Written By John Posey 12/31/12

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  1. Date: 8/7/2013 5:11:00 PM
    lol, good one!

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 4:13:00 AM
    Ha love it xx

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/16/2013 5:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Mandy, You are kind in your comments..... Love ya...... Jake
  1. Date: 3/12/2013 5:58:00 PM
    The talent has to be nurtured and flourish to really make the poet..Enjoyed reading your insight about the topic..Thanks for stopping by..Your comments were uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 9:58:00 AM
    Usually limericks are crude, but it's nice to see more kid-friendly ones now and then. I believe a poet should write first of all, to please himself and that seems to be the story of Ben. Cool piece of writing... I find limericks really hard to write for some reason (I've written a few but I'm assuming they go against the guidelines of this site).

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 9:29:00 PM
    this is a sweet one, and something that happens to many of the super SOUPERS!!

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 11:01:00 AM
    Nice Limerick John. Great meter and flow, without forcing the rhyming sheme. Funny thing about those darn poetry contests - the poems that I think are my best, seldom do well, while others I am not so proud of win a blue ribbon! Ben should not write to win, but simply win by writing. ;-)

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 1/7/2013 2:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Joe, I'm just glad that Ben enjoys writing more than winning.
  1. Date: 1/7/2013 3:41:00 AM
    Great dedication to Ben, and congrats to Ben as well :D

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 1/7/2013 4:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Your comments are treasured as awards.... Thank you, dearest.... Jake
  1. Date: 1/5/2013 10:31:00 AM
    Yay! Way to go Ben... fun write... We do dream, don't we...

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 3:12:00 PM
    This is really good. thanks for sharing. Lucilla

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 1/4/2013 3:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, I like to play around with limericks and Haiku.....Jake
  1. Date: 1/2/2013 12:56:00 PM
    Love the limerick, John. sometimes waiting comes with the best results. I enjoyed the take here for the young poet Ben. adding you on my favorite list. I got to keep an eye on you. *LUV~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 12:54:00 PM
    Hello John, I'm taking your comment into consideration. I love the fancy way you cheered my little lips with a grin and big smile. thank you ever so much. *LUV~SKAT

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 1/2/2013 1:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Just know I Luv Ya..... Jake
  1. Date: 1/1/2013 7:55:00 PM
    Funny. I like it, Jake :) Have a Happy New Year! Love ya, Toquyen

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 6:44:00 PM
    nice job Ben,this poem is dedicated by a great friend,great write John,happy new year

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 12/31/2012 6:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Richard, I appreciate all your comments... I'll be visiting you soon....Jake