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Just,One Button

In order to impress and dazzle my  date,
I put on my best Safari suit hurriedly so I won`t be late,

I walk with confidence and extreme  glamour,
 Men  and ladies smile at me with great humour,

I check again to see whether I`m perfectly dressed,
finds one missing button which must be addressed,

Check a button shop to replace this missing one;
"This one is special and scarce"says the keeper on getting to my turn.

She gives me a number to call so as to correct this defect,
 bringing out my phone to call, but it`s of no effect,

Alas! one button is stuck,this hit me like a blow,
Why this is happening on a day like this?,I don`t know,

I have to correct these before meeting my dame,
These defects are serious and may tarnish my fame.




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  1. Date: 2/7/2013 12:51:00 PM
    I knew it was a winner..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 8:13:00 AM
    Love this one Olusegun.Congrats on your win in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 8:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on a fine win, Olusegun...I would have placed this higher..it's well written, it's fun and written to the theme. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 6:04:00 PM
    glad to see this one on the list and big congrats to you!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 4:25:00 PM
    Olusegun, :-) Congratulations on your well deserved win... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 3:37:00 AM
    Big congrats my friend I hope you got that button unstuck xx

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 1:03:00 PM
    So many great poems with the theme "Buttons" - everyday things - Each one with different ideas ..... many different "Buttons". - Congratulations on your winning poem! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 11:09:00 AM
    LOL--clever write and win!

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 8:08:00 AM
    Cute, congratulations

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 5:57:00 AM
    Reads like a winner..Enjoyed reading this morn..I hope that you got it all fixed and that date was superb..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 6:20:00 PM
    Nice to read your verse this evening, certainly a lady of yours would not care about a button when she has YOU! Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 4:48:00 PM
    wow,taking that one button so seriously. It must be a cultural thing! you should see what I do in a case like this. I look for a safety pin to use! Do you ever do that? this was very enjoyable,my friend.

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Lovely write.i once had a shirt i loved but couldnt wear as much cuz i had a missing botton