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Like a Timex

Through lickings, like a Timex, my husband’s hard-core. Evermore, heart ticking, he goes on. They don’t make his model any more. Not cut out for college, he gathered lore in his craft; he learned it all, hands-on. Through lickings, like a Timex, my husband’s hard core. Into night he’d often work, his body sore, developing both calluses and brawn. They don’t make his model any more. Once a fall from two floors up he bore! Days later he was at his work by dawn. Through lickings, like a Timex,my husband's hard-core. Robbed and scammed; so much to abhor! This self-made man felt like a woebegone. They don’t make his model any more. New trials that he never knew before now face him, but he’s still a hanger-on. Through lickings, like a Timex, my husband’s hard core. They don’t make his model any more. For the Anne's Favorite Poetry Form: Villanelle! (Any Subject)Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 5/3/2013 4:34:00 AM

    It's heartfelt poem. Carelessness of lover adorned beautifully. Thanks.....,loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 10:28:00 AM

    This is a fantastic write with this form Andrea.---- I don't think they make this model anymore--- this is priceless. Wonderful poem . love phyl

  1. Date: 4/6/2013 12:49:00 AM

    Im sure your that model which isn t made anymore is a vintage to those aroind him..Its beautiful to read this dedication..I can feel your cry..but i can hear your heartbeat too dear.Unfortunately we re just a number with an expiry date for many but we are everything for our family..This goes to my favs..big hug

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 7:39:00 PM

    Hi ANdrea, ;-) Congratulations with Anne's Favorite Poetry Form: Villanelle! Have yourself a good one. always & forever*LINDA

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 5:32:00 PM

    Congrats on your win with this adorable poem Andrea,,:-) Donna

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 4:33:00 PM

    Reads like a winner..Enjoyed reading this eve..Great honor you have given to your husband..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 1:01:00 PM

    This is such a great write. Congrat's on the contest!

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 3:44:00 PM

    Originality is yours today, congratulations on your win and beautiful penmanship xxx

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 11:53:00 AM

    Wonderful and lovely piece,Andrea...Congrats on your superb win....

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 10:43:00 AM

    I read this before, while trying to figure out how to do this form, great job and nice tribute to your hubby. congrats on your win Andrea

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 7:25:00 AM

    Sounds like you really like that model!.. congrats on your husband and your win. BG

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 6:50:00 AM

    Congrats Andrea and thanks for passing by... It's lovely ~A.O

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 4:44:00 AM

    Big congrats for another big win my very dear friend! Hugs & cheers! Best wishes always! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 7:43:00 PM

    Congrats Andrea on a wonderful win with this villanelle, well done. Rick

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 6:47:00 PM

    Congratulations Andrea, only just spotted this, very nice tribute poem. Take care, Regards Richard

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 6:35:00 PM

    Congratulations on your big win, Andrea both husband and the piece about him. Great tribute

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

    Enjoyed reading this one again. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 2:37:00 PM

    You are a love, this is a fine tribute--I'm sure that John Cameron Swayze would approve LOL--Congrtas

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 2:36:00 PM

    Beautiful tribute to your hard working husband. I like this one. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 1:56:00 PM

    Hey, hey...congrats again!

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 1:45:00 PM

    Andrea, big congrats to you for your second place win in my contest! I really loved this, it reminded me of my father! Well done. :)

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 8:23:00 PM

    There's love in the air; it's spring! A wonderful tribute to Joe, Andrea! Very well done. Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 5:12:00 PM

    nicely done for your beau ;}

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 3:25:00 PM

    awww, a lovely tribute to Joe

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 7:38:00 AM

    He be one sturdy dude. They don't make the kind anymore. I have a drawer full of watches. When the battery gives out I just get a new one. Aint that the case nowadays. You hang on to that sturdy dude of yours. Love, daver

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 6:28:00 AM

    This is great writing here, thank you for sharing.

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 12:24:00 AM

    I know how much you love him Andrea...and This Poem expresses it so beautifullY!

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 12:47:00 PM

    Sounds like my kinda guy...We have a saying around here. "tough as John Wayne's toilet paper." Then when they ask what you mean, you say, "Rough, tough, and don't take sh*t off nobody!"...haha

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 11:14:00 AM

    A good man you've got there. I've nothing but admiration for his gumption and your wonderful explication of his merits. Hats off to you both. Jack

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 10:06:00 AM

    Awesome tribute! This is such a unique way to write a villanelle. Your husband sounds like an admirable fellow. I agree with you - They sure don't make men like that anymore (at least not in my experience!)

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