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Valentine's Day Musings

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Valentine's Day Musings

All year long he puts my heart on a shelf
No surprise I’d rather be by myself
     If there’s no Valentine treat
     From this worthless hunk of meat
He can go on making love to himself

Remember there’s an “I” in Valentine
So if no one’s around to say, “Be mine”
     Just splurge – get a new hairdo
     Party with an all-girl crew
Check out the divorce rate and say, “I’m fine”




*For Francine's Valentine Limerick contest

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  1. Date: 2/4/2011 5:35:00 AM

    hey Carolyn, Interesting take on this poem ! heheh..... talk about a sense of humor. got a few minutes to roam into the soup. Glad I did. I see you got a big win out of this one. not surprising, miss Carolyn. God bless you

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 10:33:00 AM

    Congratulations on your fantastic 2nd Place win in the contest, Carolyn. I missed this dear friend, but it's never late to send congratulations. Speaking about love..sometimes it's not even what we believe it is...and I love the last line...

  1. Date: 1/28/2011 12:12:00 PM

    Carolyn, I really like this, an all girl's crew on Valentine sounds fine, have fun...We share the same sentiments on "poverty". Eliminating is the only cure for everything wonderful. Have a nice weekend.

  1. Date: 1/28/2011 8:52:00 AM

    A titillating read. Keep keeping on!

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 4:45:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win hope you're feeling better. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 2:21:00 PM

    Many congrats Carolyn on your fine win in Francine's contest....:)

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 9:31:00 AM

    Congratulations Carolyn, on your win in Francine's contest "Valentine's Day Limerick". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 3:58:00 PM

    I knew this would be at the top of the list, Carolyn. Congrat's on your big win, Lainie

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 8:43:00 AM

    Carolyn, Congratulations to thee, also in the top three. Way to go girl! Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 8:04:00 AM

    Hi Carolyn - Congratulations on your BIG WIN in Francine's contest. Best wishes, KC

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 10:10:00 PM

    Tha's the spirit. Congratulations on your win Carolyn. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 9:47:00 PM

    CArolyn, yours was funny like a good limerick should be. A big congratulations to you.LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 7:31:00 PM

    Tons of congrats for this great win.

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 7:13:00 PM

    Congratulations on the third place win in the contest, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 6:42:00 PM

    I like your attitude, girl !!! Well done....congratulations...this was a winner in more ways than one!!

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 5:53:00 PM

    congrats Carolyn on your third place win in my Valentines day contest and thank you for your support

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 9:29:00 AM

    Way to be empowered, Carolyn! This definitely give a strong message to all the ladies-- way to go! -- and thanks for your thoughts on my in-between poem -- I find it so inspiring to read insights on my writes :) -- enjoy your week!-- hugs nikko :)

  1. Date: 1/24/2011 3:18:00 PM

    Soup Mail my dear....

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 9:13:00 AM

    Now you see why I liked yours so much! haha

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 4:44:00 AM

    A Valentine Limerick that shoots from the hip. Nice one Carolyn, good luck in the contest....:)

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 2:15:00 AM

    Outstanding and beautiful. The first stanza gives a sweet jolt and the second one puts a balm. Another great write from your seasoned pen my friend. I have placed a new Blog and a Folk song' Folk Song from India', hope you would enjoy it. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra...Carolyn Devonshire

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 8:59:00 PM

    Smile ~ "My Love & Warmth to 'You Always' &, All You Love, 'Forevermore,'" John! ~ Smile, "Have A Very 'Blessed & Beautiful' Tomorrow My Dear, Amid The Valentines Hearts So Rich In Red These, 'Cupids Arrows, of Everlastings Beautiful Love;' Sweet Dreams Dear Carolyn;" Bye!:) ~

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 8:53:00 PM

    Smile ~ You know, I have noticed across a short bit of time that, "Your Splendours" have a wonderful gift of an ability to, reach very deeply into the richness of "The 'Souls Beautiful' Well My Dear Wherein, 'The Truest of Treasures Are to Be Found;' A Fave" ~ And, as always I hope that life is and has been treating "Your Brightness" absolutely splendidly my dear & also, "Thank You," for gracing my coms humbled boxes with such, lovely kindness; very much appreciated ~ ....Cont:)

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 8:46:00 PM

    Smile ~ "I Love This Bittersweet As A Matter of Fact, In Your Face You Big Disgrace, Dragging Your Banner All The Place, Humorously Brilliantly Brushed Painting of 'A Lovely Ladies' Poe My 'Dear, Precious & Priceless Carolyn Devonshire!!!'" ~ And I found myself considering Joan Jett & The Blackhearts band from yesteryears fame when "Your Beauty" pointed unto 'the all girl crew' of which, brought a Smile unto my face ~ ....Cont:)

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 8:27:00 PM

    Oh, this first one is wicked funny! The second one sounds like the way I plan to spend Valentine's Day. Best to you in the contest. Diane

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 6:31:00 PM

    Two for the price of one! This is more splendid work Carolyn.

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 1:40:00 PM

    Top of the line, Carolyn. Way to go! Lainie P.S. Thank you for your kind comments, they mean so much to me. Lainie

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 11:17:00 AM

    Carolyn, what a brilliant write and I so love your ending.. Oh and I just love Dave's comment it made me smile ;) love Wilma

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 8:02:00 AM

    These are both super. "He can go on making love to himself." This line is a vibrator. Love, DAve

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 6:47:00 AM

    I agree!

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