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A is for

A is for Adams, second and sixth presidents.
B is for two Bushes who were Whitehouse residents.

C is for Clinton, forty-second president of nation.
D is for Davis, President of Southern Federation.

E is for Eisenhower, a president and World War hero. 
F is for President Fillmore who was pretty much a zero.

G is for President Grant, a general in the Civil War.
H is for President Hayes whom we don’t speak of any more.

I is for Isabella, two queens of England, one of Spain.
J is for President Jefferson seen by some as being vain.

K is for President Kennedy who was assassinated.
L is for President Lincoln whose worth can’t be over-stated.

M is for Presidents four and five, Madison and Monroe.
N is for Naguib, Egyptian president of sixty years ago.

O is for Obama, who is USA’s first  black president
P is for Polk .who was number eleven to that office sent.

Q is for Quezon, first president of Philippines.
R is for two Roosevelt’s with five presidents in between.

S is for Saul, King of Israel, and he was a very wise man.
T is for President’s Tyler and Taylor and Taft and Truman.

U is for Umberta,  king of Italy before he had to go.
V is for Van Buren, 8th president, plagued by financial woe.

W is for President Washington, number one in every way
X is for Xuanzong, Chinese emperor in long ago day.

Y is for Yeltsin, elected Russian president in 1990
Z for Ziaulhaq ten-year president of Pakistani.

These men of fame and some of shame, were leaders in their time.
Their names in history are writ and fill this little rhyme.


 



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  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:16:00 PM

    Joyce, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 3:36:00 PM

    Congrats on your great win on this unique work..Sara

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 4:22:00 PM

    Congrats Joyce. And thanks for teaching us so much.

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:30:00 AM

    great job, joyce! this was a tough topic and you really nailed it. congratulations!

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:48:00 PM

    Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 1:42:00 PM

    Reads like winning material to me..Way to go..Enjoyed reading your contest entry..Thanks for stopping by..Yes, the book is very good ..I found it at Wal-Mart..It is written for the Christian woman..I enjoy finding books that are decent and I can enjoy reading them.."Bartered Brides"Sara