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Summer Fun


I dreamt last night of innocent days gone by under the watchful eye of a summer sun. My imagination was all I relied to chase away boredom, to frolic in fun. Hide-and-seek whispers and little girls' laughter, no responsibilities to look after, a visit to grandma's, a ride on a plane, my bubblng excitement, I could not contain. I dreamt last night of summer days at the lake under the watchful eye of my proud grandma. In cool, cedar waters, new friends I would make, our bronzed limbs splashing until August's withdraw, and high like a hill waiting to climb, a slide towering o'er heads and smooth waters. To glide down in wet bathing suits was a speedy thrill. Like our summer secrets, happily we'd spill. written September 6, 2012

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  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:14:00 PM
    Hello Rhonda :-) hope you are doing well... stopping by to say hi, and to say you are missed. Have yourself a wonderful and lovely Mother's Day. Lots of Luv & Hugs *Linda"

  1. Date: 9/19/2012 11:56:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Craig's "Summer Fun" contest Rhonda. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 11:19:00 PM
    Rhonda, a wonderful congratulations with your awesome win in craig cornish's " Summer Fun " Xool contest. ~ :-) take care* PD

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 12:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win my dear friend, Rhonda!! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 9/14/2012 9:08:00 PM
    wonderful poem, congratulations on your win. lee

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 11:06:00 AM
    this is fascination personified, rhonda.. .congrats on your fine win.. ) huggs!

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 9:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Rhonda!! :)

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning entry...Just beautiful! Cynthia

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 7:09:00 AM
    Wow these are fun reads..slip & slides YES!!Congrad's on your win. Thanks for the emories! Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 5:49:00 AM
    Your summer spills over with beauty Rhonda, just like the woman who wrote this, it makes us long for one more summer day, love and light vie

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 2:30:00 AM
    Brilliantly written! So happy to see this one on the winners list. Congratulations Rhonda!

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 8:27:00 PM
    what a cool metaphor and play on words, like our summer secrets, happily we'd spill. Clever fun poem on summer. BIG congrats.

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 7:47:00 PM
    Congratulations Rhonda lovely summer memories xx

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 7:14:00 PM
    Ah those days when everything was exciting and fun. Congratulations Rhonda. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 5:49:00 PM
    Help-help me Rhonda--one way or another you're always the sun in the morn and I shared your beautiful summer gladly!!

  1. Date: 9/11/2012 4:41:00 AM
    Very nice rispetto on Summer memories. Loved the read Rhonda.

  1. Date: 9/9/2012 8:19:00 AM
    Your poem is SO WONDERFUL giving me a nostalgic feeling my dear Rhonda. Thank you soo much for sharing. Good luck and best wishes always!!!! luv and hugs, leonora

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 7:59:00 PM
    sweet poem Nate'

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 5:47:00 PM
    makes me think of my summers with grandparents and great aunt and uncle out on the boat at clendening lake

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 12:42:00 PM
    Certainly sounds like a whole lot of fun Rhonda. Enjoyed this write of yours and now I can't wait for Summer to show her pretty little face over here in Cape Town ;) enjoy the weekend ahead.. Love Wilma

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