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Not a Prayer Against the Mantis

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Not a Prayer Against the Mantis

Good Lord, Mama Mantis creeps up behind and takes a nip that stings sharp before I fall, supposedly dead. Fakeout! I still have my teeth and I hear the words, "Bite me! Wanting to give her a nip, Alexa B.'s bit! *Entry for Linda’s “Bite Me” contest. written by Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 4/16/2012 10:44:00 PM
    Congrats on your win with this clever bite! Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 12:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in Linda-Marie's "Bite Me" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 7:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Linda-Marie's Contest, dear friend! Have a wondeful trip! Ruben.

  1. Date: 4/14/2012 9:08:00 PM
    Hope you got a bite when you were fishing but not from a bug. Congratulations Carolyn. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/14/2012 8:57:00 PM
    So cute. Congratulations, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/14/2012 8:22:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Carolyn!! big hugs,love deb

  1. Date: 4/14/2012 7:41:00 PM
    congrats Carolyn on sweet success for this supr entry luv.. thankxx..

  1. Date: 4/8/2012 9:22:00 AM
    LOL cute dear lady for contest best of luck and Hoppy Easter to you and family thanks for sharing

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 7:27:00 PM
    Nice entry. Lovely and creative.

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 3:13:00 PM
    Ha ha ha....you are full of surprises as you turn the sharp corner towards the second stanza...Lovin' it! Have a blessed weekend and a reflective time with our Lord this Easter...I will be at work but will try to get to service..Love ya Carolyn, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 11:10:00 AM
    Enjoyed this write with some bite Carolyn; should go well in the contest,, Joe and many thanks for the comment..)

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 7:39:00 AM
    lol, had a chuckle with this one

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 7:07:00 PM
    What a beautiful write my friend! Carolyn, I really love this poem as the way you brought in the biting of Alexa, very nicely done! I thoroughly enjoyed your write that I have read this evening! This is a wonderful poem! I truly love this write that you have written! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 12:46:00 PM
    Fear in her eyes....ENJOYED thie one. Nice imagery popping through....God bless you, Mizzzzz Mantis

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    Enjoyed......wow
    Parise Avatar Rick Parise
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    Enjoted THIS one!!!!!!!!!!!
  1. Date: 4/6/2012 9:51:00 AM
    Lovely tag, Carolyn! ...and a perfect title! Good luck in Linda-Marie's contest! Ruben.