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Sestina

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Sestina

Quite often it seems we tell kids, it’s best to be first
They sign up for fun; parents, it seems, for the fame
Whether it’s academics or sports, why not just let kids thrive?

Create environments for learning and fun needed to thrive
Nurture with affection and love; be their springboard first
Build the foundation they will need to handle future fame

A solid foundation will ensure an easy adjustment to fame
In any circumstance, self- assurance makes anyone thrive
Teach them, the game of life is not won by coming in first

Good character first, may lead to fame in which anyone can thrive
~*~

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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:35:00 PM

    Congratulations Annalise...Donna

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 10:20:00 AM

    Congrad's on your win. So nice to read a new form. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 9:33:00 PM

    ANNALISE, this happens to be a xool and exciting new form in which Andrea, introduced for her contest. ~ CONGRATULATIONS with your awesome Tritina winning poem. Take Care, LINDA

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:40:00 PM

    A perfect write about a topic that's so true!

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:28:00 PM

    the race is not for the swift......congrats on a fine win Annalise

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 10:16:00 AM

    Such good advice in this clever poem......I whole heartedly agree with every word. A poem for all parents! :)

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 7:49:00 AM

    Congratulations Anne Lise, another one to chalk up luv , well done xx

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 7:30:00 AM

    Annalise congrats on your win, great sentiment in this one...David

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 6:53:00 AM

    Congrats Annalise on your win. Nicely done. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 4:44:00 AM

    Congratulations on your Annalise!I loved it on my first read.

    poet Avatar kash poet Date: 3/10/2013 4:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Congratulations on your WIN........
  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:01:00 AM

    I love the message of this one and your love for children that was expressed. it was so nice, Annalise. Congrats in my contest.

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 4:05:00 PM

    this is a poem close to my heart,, i've written many on this subject,, but not as pretty as this ..

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 6:46:00 AM

    Words o wisdom spoken through the mouth of poetry! Well done!

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 12:50:00 PM

    A great massage for raising children. Nicely done Annalise. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 12:33:00 PM

    How true. I agree that character is necessary to handle fame. Perhaps becoming a person of character is more important than being well known or popular. I can tell you put some serious thought into this.

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 7:24:00 AM

    Great one, Annalise! Good words for everyone. So love it. Have a great weekend! :)

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 6:26:00 AM

    Very wise words penned Annelise, something many young people today need to learn hugs xxx

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 5:33:00 AM

    So true and well said Annalise.... Hope you had a romantic Valentine's day. - - Have a beautiful weekend! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 8:23:00 PM

    very good advice Annalise....winning wishes

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 5:26:00 PM

    True words of wisdom, Annalise...Parents' so-called 'good intentions' often go awry and we seem to forget that a child just being and feeling loved is the key - Tim

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 4:42:00 PM

    Very well written with good message

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 4:39:00 PM

    Annalise excellent write and form...David

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 1:02:00 PM

    lovely write, my friend, and such truth

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 8:36:00 AM

    An excellent poem and form my dear friend, Annelise! I like it so much! Thank you for sharing and good luck always! Have a very Happy Valentines! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 7:23:00 AM

    So True Annalise.Very good poem in this challenging form.Best wishes to you.