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Ring around the Ros-ie AL-OU-ET-TE

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Ring around the Ros-ie AL-OU-ET-TE

Constance, this is a song with dance that we as children use
to sing and dance to the “Ring Around The Rosie’ game. I wrote
This poem(SONG) using Nette‘s:  ALOUETTE meter and rhyme scheme.
Meter: 5, 5, 7, 5, 5, 7
Rhyme Scheme: a, a, b, c, c, b

"RING AROUND THE ROS-IE, AL-OU-ET-TE"
  
~Ring around the rose...
Bugs flew up my nose...
                             “STOCKIN FEET…AL-OU-ET-TE“
~Dancing in moon light...
Yes with all our might...
                              "AL-OU-ET-TE…I CAN‘T SEE”  

~Fireflies to and fro, 
Emits awesome glow,
                              “AL-OU-ET-TE…LOUD WHOO-PEE”
~We spoon under moon...
Weeping cries of Loon...
                              “RING ROS-IE…AL-OU-ET-TE!”

~Ring of love on fire,
Passion’s love inspire,
                              “Al-OU-ET-TE.. NEATH GUM TREE”
~Our true love be strong,
True love can’t be wrong,
                              “AL-OU-ET-TE.. LOVERS BE” 

Dancing…
              “STOCKIN FEET…AL-OU-ET-TE“
Singing…
             “AL-OU-ET-TE…I CAN‘T SEE”
Singing…
            “AL-OU-ET-TE…LOUD WHOO-PEE”
Dancing…
            “RING ROS-IE…AL-OU-ET-TE!”
Spooning…
            “Al-OU-ET-TE.. NEATH GUM TREE”
Spooning…
            "LOVERS BE...AL-OU-ET-TE"

For Constance’s; “A Poem, Please
By John Moses Freeman 8/29/2011

•Alouette: Alouette is the French word for a lark . Alouette or alouettes may also refer to: In music and literature:" "Alouette" (song), a children's ... 


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  1. Date: 9/3/2011 3:52:00 AM
    A Fourth Place Win Congratulations. CR

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 1:59:00 AM
    I love it Moses and I'm going to copy it and sing it with my kids. Thanks . many warm congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 12:53:00 PM
    A nice write for the contest - Thanks....George

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 3:28:00 AM
    I have some great memories of Ring around the rosie and my own children. Cute idea you came up with ,JOhn. You really got inspired doubly!!

  1. Date: 8/31/2011 8:31:00 AM
    Very inventive. Are you French? Usually I only hear this sound in Canada? Well done. Lee

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 10:00:00 PM
    Excellent my friend. Really like this . Very clever. God Bless and have fun doing up your home. Wish I could get my husband to fix up ours. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 7:52:00 PM
    awesome write!!!!!!!!!!congratulations on your win!!!------Lori

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 6:50:00 PM
    Fine master piece with great innovation,John.Congrats on your win...Agape.

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 4:33:00 PM
    Congrats Moses on an exciting win with this cleverly written entry so fantastic and unique.. luv the entire thought and words of course my friend.. a stand out write for sure luv..

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 2:54:00 PM
    John we use to play a similar game like this.. I enjoyed the falling down part ;) You have me singing it after reading your poem.. Congratulations on your win in the contest ;) blessings Wilma

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 1:28:00 PM
    moe, love the way you used the alouette; you're bars higher than i!.. super congrats; so coool! :) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 12:06:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, John. Awesome write. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 11:09:00 AM
    hey John congrats on your win a very original take, David

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 10:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Constance's "A Poem, Please" contest Moses. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/29/2011 7:16:00 PM
    we use to play this so much as a child and now I can't remember how to play exactly.....can you?