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Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman

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Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman

Vanity…Thy Name Is Woman!

My house is on fire
What shall I do
I’ve seconds to decide
My choices are few
Shall I grab my money
My precious jewels
Or my brand new furry
Bedside mules?

This smoke is deadly
I can hardly breathe
I make a mental list
Of what to bequeath
But live or die
I’ll wear my designer dress
I’ve got to look great
For all the press!

Copyright2012 Beatrice Boyle
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For Kristen Bruni's Last Chance Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 10:37:00 AM
    Thanks everyone for your comments. As for me...I'd grab my lipstick and my eyelash curler..wouldn't be caught dead without either one!!! lol Bea

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 6:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian Strand's "Any 2012 Poem" contest Beatrice. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 5:57:00 AM
    Congrats on your win with this great write! Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 10:55:00 PM
    Beatrice~CONGRATUALTIONS! with your poem in Brian's contest ~always*PD

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 10:35:00 PM
    so it looks like this won twice in different contests. AWESOME, it sure deserves to. Big congrats.

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 6:14:00 PM
    Should win in that one also. Very nice. congratulations Beatrice. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 4:30:00 PM
    xongrats Beatrice on a lovely win for this contest luv..

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 3:49:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Beatrice, with this lovely funny write, love Elizabeth

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 8:08:00 AM
    that is funny and smart maybe!!

  1. Date: 1/25/2012 7:55:00 AM
    I wish I had a better understanding on the forms of poetry so I could give you a clear confident comment on your writing. I will tell you I do love reading poetry. I thank you for sharing yours today I enjoyed reading it Beatrice. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/24/2012 2:09:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest Beatrice,hope you win. - oxox love Anne-Lise