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Old Fashioned Remedy

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Old Fashioned Remedy

She qualified more years ago than many people want to know. In fact it was before the War; (we’re talking now about the Boer.) Her methods haven’t changed a lot, since Granny Smith was just a tot and still she carries, all the time, some tansy, hyssop and a lime. Her gentle touch, a word or two will keep us from our Waterloo. And if we suffer stress or strain she'll calm us down and then explain, "A little rum will ease the pain!" ~

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  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:07:00 AM

    Charles, , '''CONGRATULATIONS''' On your featured poem of the week... Have yourself a nice and beautiful Sunday... -XOX- Love Linda

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 8:35:00 AM

    Charles this is wonderful love it (7) congrats on being featured Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 4:44:00 AM

    Congratulations Charles.Enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 9:02:00 PM

    I like this fun one you wrote, Charles. Second time I have seen you on a winners' list lately. WEll deserved win. Congrats.

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 1:09:00 PM

    Congratulations on your super win in Brian's "Bakers Dozen" contest Charles. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 7:50:00 AM

    perfect rhyme and rhythm and a delightful poem!

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 3:49:00 AM

    Amusing and cute. I like the flow of this piece and the rhythm. I can just see Granny Smith and her rum cure.