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Un confit pour toi--A sweet for you

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Un confit pour toi--A sweet for you

Aimeriez vous une chevaline rouge 
Composée de sucre d’orge?
(would you like a red horse made of barley sugar?)
Vous pourriez faire la race de
Plaines aux tires d’eponge.
(you could race across sponge toffee plains)
Vous amènera à un bosquet d’arbres
Faites de réglisses à la menthe
Ou des bariolé jujubes croissent au lieu de feuilles.
(would bring you to a grove of trees
Made of mint liquorices
Where multicolour jujubes grow instead of leaves).

For Debbie Guzzi's biLingual Poetry Contest
you wished for me to write something sweet, Debs:))

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  1. Date: 12/7/2013 6:35:00 PM

    Awww I remember this so nice to hear from YOU! Smokey's pesting me for dinner! I best go before he starts acting up! I miss YOU! Light & Love [and start writing dern it!]

  1. Date: 5/25/2013 7:44:00 AM

    Very nice!... Terry (I have to look to the past to find poems you've written...)

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 12:28:00 PM

    Mikki tre' bon.....David

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 4:52:00 PM

    very good write it is fun an light i love it thank you for the comment about CHRISTMAS without you it was wrote for my daddy he died in march he was the greatest man ever always will be an yes I was a daddy's girl very much so

  1. Date: 11/25/2012 11:04:00 AM

    I glad this poem was bi-lingual. Enjoyed what I read though I wish I could read French now. Also, I see from the comments that this won a contest. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 9:27:00 PM

    well, I am seeing this one won in the contest. It's a good thing. You sure put a lot of work into it!! Yes, I would love a cat, but until I can fix the odor the other one left in our carpet, I am afraid to get a new cat that might be affected to continue that nasty habit left by my Lilah cat!!

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 3:49:00 PM

    where are your new poems..do not neglect your skill..awww comon write !! ki wi told me she wants you to! Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 11:50:00 AM

    MICHELLE, , , Congratulations, with your awesome entry in DEBBIE'S Bi-Lingual Poetry CONTEST.. All these entries were fun to read.. thank you for the entertainment, ta ta ~PD

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 10:51:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Debbie Guzzi's "Bi-Lingual Poetry" contest Mikki. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 7:17:00 AM

    Congratulations on another worthy win Michelle xx

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 10:21:00 PM

    very sweet indeed. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 7:25:00 PM

    Such a temptress!! such a charming write ..I wanted to lick the paper..remember those candies which were blue, pink, yellow dots on paper..you just needed to write a bit more hon..I'm a ravinous reader! Congrad's on your win. Light & love

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 11:00:00 AM

    hahaha, that was funny, Mikki!!! Did you see in the ending of Just Desserts what had happened in my poem? I hope this one does well in the contest for ya, sweetie!

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 12:16:00 PM

    I really like this.

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 11:37:00 PM

    Michelle, very interesting.... xox~pd

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 10:03:00 AM

    You always impress me with your amazing talent Michelle. Your descriptions have such color and although not fluent in French, I follow with what I understand. A super entry for the contest with my best wishes.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 11:03:00 PM

    thanks for your other comment to me recently. I think I am all caught up with your poems again!!

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 12:07:00 PM

    this is VERY Sweet. Did you use a translator or do you actually know French. What an awesome language it would be to know! Good one, sweetie.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 10:42:00 AM

    i'm blown away by this, Michelle, wonderful work, love the poem and title.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 8:09:00 AM

    Great work..Winner for sure..Thanks for stopping by..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 3:09:00 AM

    love it though, don't kno the words, sweeter sweet, will be unheard....

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:39:00 PM

    beautiful. I am partial to french and knew most of it without the translation surprised myself hahaha. thanks for sharing and good luck in the contest. =Juli-Michelle=

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 5:26:00 AM

    something so melodious in your words makes me swoon, michellle... love it!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 12:40:00 PM

    I don't speak French, but think this must be a very tasty fare, especially for the wee ones. Love, daver

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 3:52:00 AM

    Mmmm...yes it is very sweet... Like it - well done in 2 language. - Wish you luck in contest! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 11:07:00 PM

    Very alluring Mikki - this world is surely edible & delectable,especially if you eat with your hands - beautiful gaelic french - thanks for the journey and your love - J.A.B. %%%

    Bordner Avatar Justin Bordner Date: 8/6/2012 11:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Mikki,you mean alot to me - you have a great heart ,intellect,and soul! J.A.B.
  1. Date: 8/6/2012 10:05:00 PM

    The macaronic format is effective (I've used it myself a number of times) although ideally it would have the second language commenting on the text, or adding to it for an obvious reason (see my "Celery Fields" poem)...and not including a translation.

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 8:25:00 PM

    Enjoyed your francophone poetry Michelle, I love the language, it's my mother tongue, bonne chance pour le concours, vie.

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 7:17:00 PM

    Yeah the language threw me off a bit...though I find the contest very interesting...good luck..I'll be on stand by to see your winning poem.

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 3:21:00 PM

    Interesting. I love the imagery. Reminds me of Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds.