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PteraCarolyndactyl

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PteraCarolyndactyl

An ancient bird, I soar above the sea
As a giant squid’s arms reach out for me
     He boasts, “I am the Kraken”
     But something he’s a-lackin’
One brush of my wings; he's pre-history


make the most
of what you have…
     my philosophy




*Written for PD’s “Dinosaur-Quest” contest
by Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 3/31/2012 1:44:00 AM
    Brilliantly written and deserving of first place win Carolyn. Loved the title too. Congrats!

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 10:03:00 AM
    My heartfelt congratulations on your first place, Carolyn! A great Limerick of the sea with an imagery so challenging and realistic..ending with a reflective thought on philosophy. Thanks for your comments & Soup Mail. I highly value your support, suggestions and friendship. Have a blessed Friday. Hugs, Andrew.

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 7:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on oyu win. Great poem and philosophy.

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 4:42:00 AM
    congrats, Carolyn. wonderful winner. harry

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 3:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in P.D's "Dinosaur" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 12:04:00 AM
    Congrats , CD . You flew home with this WINNER !!! ..

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 9:13:00 PM
    Carolyn,congratulations on your win!!! Your uplifting and encouraging nature shining through...Well Done,my friend...bighuggsss,love~deb

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 8:32:00 PM
    congrats Carolyn on a fab first place win for this dynamic delight on dino land luv..

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 7:48:00 PM
    Congratulations on win and enjoyed reading, really liked the a-lackin rhyme

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 7:43:00 PM
    Congratulations on a great poem and great win. Clever limerick. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 6:55:00 PM
    Flying dinos rocked this time period TOO! Grrrreat set here, Carolyn...and super intellectual too! Always focusing on the positive attributes....just like this swell haiku! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 6:37:00 PM
    Congrats. Carolyn on your 1st place win super write hugs vie

  1. Date: 3/28/2012 1:42:00 PM
    Thought I'd enjoy this one again : ) Many congrats on your wins, my friend

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 7:20:00 AM
    Yes, so true, Carolyn - and I love the limerick too

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 6:04:00 AM
    A true woman's tale here, Carolyn...love the haiku's powerful message also...work it, girl, work it!! ha ha. I think I read in PD's blog that you nailed this one right on! I like my dino name so much I am considering a change of my pen name! ha ha. Check 'er out too. Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 4:43:00 PM
    This is truly a wonderful write my friend! I loved the humor within the first Limerick poem! And the Haiku is really a great take on Philosophy, which I like the message! I really enjoyed your poem that you have written! I love your write a lot! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 4:23:00 PM
    Wery good Carolyn and I am agree:"make the most of what you have..... - Have a lovely weekend to you! - oxox love Anne-Lise