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At The Pawn Shop

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At The Pawn Shop

She stretched her tiny arms up high.
There it sat on a dusty shelf.
Looking around she let out a sigh
wishing she could reach it herself.

A lovely lady of porcelain and lace
in a gingham dress with smoky brown eyes.
She was looking pretty from her lofty place
and the small girl knew it was just her size!

In this little shop of barter and loan
wishes were many yet she just had one.
That this dolly would be her own.
She just knew they'd have such fun!

Her mama came and let out a smile;
scooped the doll down for her little girl
dug around in her purse a short while
as her daughter did an ecstatic twirl!



for contest"At The Pawn Shop"
written 6/19/2013


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  1. Date: 7/9/2013 9:40:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning poem. Nicely done

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 6:42:00 AM
    Deb an uplifting scene written for 'At The Pawn Shop'. A much deserve win, congrats. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 12:47:00 AM
    ha I love it .... congrats all the way :-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 10:23:00 PM
    Nice little mama and daughter story of love. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 7:10:00 PM
    Congrats on your success in the contest. BG

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Reading this reminded me of a woman I almost married years ago. She was an avid doll collector.

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:10:00 PM
    Deb, a might fun theme... congratulations in the pawn shop contest...xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:47:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 12:33:00 PM
    Wish you congratulation on your win, loved always, bl

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 7:38:00 PM
    I loved this....brought back a memory or two. Z

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 6:51:00 PM
    I can picture it all.........like a Norman Rockwell painting!! Loved it!!

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 4:37:00 AM
    - A very sweet poem, Deb. - Good luck in the contest! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)