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Victorian Era

Victorian Era
~Victorian Era~ I think that the Victorian age would have suited me The ingenuity fashion the great exhibition Would all have been fascinating for me to see. Not a child up chimneys, that’s not my mission Not a Debtors Prison or Blacking factory. None of these I’d do, that’s not my ambition. I want to invent and better things for all, The Victorian era was when inventors had a ball. From Steam ships to sewers, lighting, and heating. Bazalgette cleaned the streets Pettit and Smith made us warm Lister invented antiseptic which we now use after eating. Anaesthetic was invented, which is now the norm. Science and technology all the greats were meeting But prostitution and destitution were in need of reform. A great Victorian lady I would have liked to be But I am quite happy, with the twenty-first century me.
For: A Moment In Another Time by: Mandy Tams~GG~

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  1. Date: 4/10/2012 2:06:00 PM
    You've chosen a nice era to talk about enjoyed your poem Mandy congrats on your win hugs vie

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 12:43:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Nette's "Moment In Another Time" contest Mandy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 10:15:00 AM
    Mandy, congratulations with your win;-) Always~ PD

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 10:04:00 AM
    congrats Mandy on a wonderful top tern sweet success luv in a moment in another time luv..

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 3:41:00 AM
    turning science into poetic wonder, mandy... sweet congrats on your win in my contest..:) i think you meant anaesthesia??... huggs!

  1. Date: 3/21/2012 6:07:00 AM
    you never fail to surprise, Mandy, not only with your wonderful poetry but the subject matter, you are so diversed, it is a pleasure to read what you write. hope you are ok health wise, harry

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    Date: 3/21/2012 7:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thansk harry you always know how to make a girl feel good. xx
  1. Date: 3/19/2012 9:50:00 AM
    thanks for joining, mandy... will savor this more come judging time... :) hugggs!

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 6:49:00 AM
    Love these vivid descriptions of the Victorian days, Mandy. Many congrats on your wins : )

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 8:51:00 PM
    a very matter of fact take on why you would have liked that era. Mine is almost like yours for eras, perhaps set a bit further back in time. Just gotta put the finishing touches on it. Good luck in the contest. I don't think you will need it!!

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 6:17:00 PM
    No, I did not read the other one first, I only commented on it first! Quite a stretch twixt then and now. Perhaps the queen would get a tch of color in her cheeks were she around to invite you over for tea.

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 2:13:00 PM
    Reads like a winner to me..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..YOur presence at my work was uplifting..That would have been an interesting time to live..Sara

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 12:14:00 PM
    Im quite happy with the twenty first century too Mandy:) All in all,I think that Victorian era would not have been my cup of tea,lol:) But I loved your write about the Victorian era my friend.I could see you right there,Mandy! Best wishes in the contest.Hugs and Love Always,Arild.Ps! Sent you a soupmail

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 12:09:00 PM
    A great "Victorian lady" you are Mandy, wish you luck in contest....hope for a win! - Have a lovely day in sunshine! - oxox Anne-Lise