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At the Pawn Shop

‘Dear John, I’m leaving you,’ she wrote.
‘And, oh, I’ve pawned your watch and coat.’

For Susan’s Pawn Shop contest

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  1. Date: 7/11/2013 6:56:00 PM

    ha! you've captured so much in these two little lines - great poem! congrats on your first place win!

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 8:32:00 PM

    A heart shattered by two simple sentences......well done! Congrats on a super write and win. Hugs

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 3:35:00 PM

    God,,, how we all do that sometimes ;} congrats on your win ;}

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 9:25:00 AM

    Congrats on your win with your clever and humorous poem

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 7:30:00 AM

    Jack, this is wonderful, so much said in a few lines, congratulations on your big win, love Constance

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 6:28:00 AM

    Jack I remember reading this and thought it was very cleverly done and put a smile on my face. Congratulations on your outstanding win. Well deserved I must say. Warm Smiles Connie

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 12:45:00 AM

    hello Jack, your poem is very entertaining in just 2 lines...hope you got the pawn ticket..... SKAT

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 10:05:00 PM

    Aww! Thats heart breaking. Congrats on ur win.

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 8:40:00 PM

    I loved finding this at the top. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 7:05:00 PM

    Laughing! congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 4:25:00 PM

    KQQL JACK,,,,,KQQL

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:49:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win, Jack!

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:22:00 PM

    A few words that speak volumes. Congrats on your first place win Jack. One number one pick too. Elaine

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:09:00 PM

    Hello Jack, a might fun theme... congratulations in the pawn shop contest...xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:42:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:16:00 PM

    This is a lesson........short is better !! And.........don't mess with the little woman!!! LOL !!

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 8:38:00 AM

    Sometimes less is more as is evidenced by this gem. Congrats.

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 7:52:00 AM

    Jack, wonderful couplet with great wit and twist... congrats on your well deserved win :)

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 8:28:00 PM

    A very good Couplet, Jack. A "Dear John" letter that is to the point...sometimes is a blessing in disguise. I know this wll be on the Winners' List as it deserves to be. x Annalise

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 10:56:00 PM

    there you are being clever again and doing one little couplet. but it packs a WHOLLOP. Hope Susan adores it.

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 7:44:00 PM

    Ha ha, this is such a humorous write, but very true in many aspects in people's lives...in one form or another! I truly loved reading this amazing poem this evening! What an outstanding piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 6:43:00 PM

    Love the humor in this cute poem. Sadly to say it can happen easily. Made me smile. love phyl

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 5:54:00 PM

    Nice one, Jack... I wish you well in the contest..... Jake

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 5:13:00 PM

    Good one, a little humor. It made me smile. Warm Smiles, Connie

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

    Ouch! Nice couplet, Jack... good luck in this contest too... Terry

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

    Got a chuckle..Cute one for the contest..Sara

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 4:18:00 PM

    So very sad, enjoyed your couplet, I hope she left the coat rack! Love xxx