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Is This Chair Taken

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Is This Chair Taken

She stole a chair
And rushed away;
‘It’s taken now,’ 
I heard her say.

*over here, people often ask, 'Is this chair taken?', which means, 'Is this seat vacant?'

For Susan’s ‘Taken’ contest

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  1. Date: 1/25/2013 7:06:00 PM

    Hello Jack, congratulations with your amazing win.. xox~PD

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 11:31:00 AM

    Absolutely love this Jack, I see you also won with it ;) congratulations my friend. Lfde Wilma

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 4:48:00 PM

    so glad to see Susan adored this one!!! congrats my good friend!

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 2:32:00 PM

    Conrad's on your winning writes. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 2:06:00 PM

    Congratulations on a win, well deserved, Jack. Cultural differences are many and interesting. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 1:06:00 PM

    Nice winning poem Jack........SKAT

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 3:58:00 AM

    Wonderful :) Congrats!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:29:00 PM

    Congrats on your 1st place win, Jack! Good job! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 3:50:00 PM

    Jack, congratulations on your first place win in Susan's contest. This poem is outstanding luv. Hugs and luv, Gail

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 3:45:00 PM

    Awesome and clever piece,Jack...Congrats on your superb win..

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 3:20:00 PM

    Congrats on your win! Very clever.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:53:00 PM

    well done Jack....Seren

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:32:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:29:00 PM

    Funny! I got it now, she said. Congratulations

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:08:00 AM

    Congratulations on your top spot once more Jack xx

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 6:51:00 AM

    fun view on 'taken' good write! like the way she does not wait for an answer...

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 2:50:00 PM

    and yes, jack, we say it that way too about chairs being taken.

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 2:49:00 PM

    short and sweet, you are the master!!!

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 10:39:00 AM

    Thanks for the clarification, Jack... over 'there' the expression means just the opposite...!!! Anyway, I was trying to read between the (for me misunderstood) lines to come to the actual meaning! Well that's cleared up... Terry (glad I was able to provide a friend with a few laughs... )

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 9:33:00 AM

    Nice poem here, Jack... Hmmm I'm not sure whether I'm supposed to read between the lines now... in any case, good luck in the contest! Terry

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 4:04:00 AM

    You have said a lot with these few words. Good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 5:51:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your work with the humorous twist..Reads like a winner to me..Good luck in the contest..Thanks for stopping by with kind reviews..Sara

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 3:08:00 PM

    Yes ..... mine is mine ..... Luck in contest, Jack. - Hope the new week will be a nice week, it's all yours. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 3:02:00 PM

    I loved the image you planted here with this write my friend! I wonder if she would lend the chair to me when I need it? I hope you are hanging in there Jack, are things going better for you? You are posting on here again so maybe it's not too bad, maybe even good! I really enjoyed reading this delightful and fun poem this afternoon! What an enlightening piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 2:02:00 PM

    Jack, very good image, great to see you here, hope you are coping ok my friend, good luck in the contest and life...David