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Modern Queen

She sat by the window with her silver crown
And gazed outside at what was around
A bird at the feeder, a squirrel in a tree
A car driving by, another, now three
She sat and gazed as the hours passed by
For this queen didn't worry about time
In life's simple pleasures, she now partakes
From watching the birds, to eating some cake
The minutes pass by, she cherishes each
As ninety-five years is no simple feat 
Her days are now filled enjoying the sun
Broken only by the nurses med runs

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  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:55:00 PM
    Daniel, congratulations with your awesome win..in the Skitty Skat Contest.... thank you for everything. ~Always & Forever~ PD

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:28:00 PM
    Congrats in my contest, . ~SKAT

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 5:02:00 AM
    A great poem Daniel.Love how you described her as a queen.Congrats on your top win.

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 3:22:00 AM
    Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 12:05:00 AM
    I relate to the theme you've chosen... your poem is the window I can look through ......... and I see her seated on her the throne! Many Felicitations......... THIS a a winner! Ellie Daphne

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 1:56:00 PM
    This is a beautiful poem, Daniel! It really touched my heart. Congrats on your 1st place win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 12:18:00 PM
    Simply wonderful. Congrats on your worthy win. :) Tanya

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 6:33:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in this contest Daniel. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 2:54:00 PM
    CONGRATS DANIEL ON AN AMAZING WRITE AND FIRST PLACE WIN LUV..

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 1:12:00 PM
    Daniel, congratulations in Susan's "Another fun poem" contest... have a nice day... :-) Linda...

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 11:17:00 AM
    congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 5:45:00 PM
    Wonderful depth. I enjoyed it.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 11:05:00 PM
    love it ,,,, I took care of a 95 yr old lady. She passed at 95. I liked her alot,,,,, you have a great day Daniel ;}

    McAdams Avatar Daniel McAdams
    Date: 10/22/2012 11:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I work at an assisted living facility for seniors with dementia, and that's where I got the idea for this poem. That's awesome! Sorry to hear she passed though =(