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No hands to cover her modesty, in marble she was bold Underneath the dust, stone-cold, ... opposed to wearing clothes Discovered, then, by Grecian men, disclosing beauty's charm Exposed, she poses quite composed, yet, still without her arms !
_________________________________________________________________ Inspired by Venus de Milo, ancient statue of Aphrodite, For Andrea Dietrich's contest: Acrostic Four Letter Words 8/25/13

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  1. Date: 9/24/2013 5:00:00 PM

    very witty and fun to read. reminded me of those ditty's we repeated as children. very clever. =)

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 6:58:00 PM

    its a bust. . . . Right? nice one

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 11:42:00 AM

    nice and creative.. a pleasure to read thank you for sharing.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 3:51:00 PM

    wow! Carrie, this is truly the best one out of all... enjoyed..Linda

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 8:59:00 AM

    Very descriptive winning work..Amazing sculpture and amazing description..Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 5:06:00 PM

    Wonderful and awesome piece,Carrie..Great write...Congrats on your well deserved win...

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 3:26:00 PM

    superb Carrie congrats on your very fine win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 5:10:00 AM

    Congratulations on a smooth and lovely acrostic.

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 7:38:00 PM

    So honored to share a spot on the winner's list with my mentor and friend...

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 3:52:00 PM

    Congratulations Carrie, a very worthy win...Peter

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:56:00 PM

    Carrie, congratulations on your acrostic win. SWEET ~ SKAT

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:29:00 PM

    Congrats on your 1st place win with this excellent acrostic, Carrie! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 7:58:00 AM

    Congratulations much deserved top spot!!!!!!"" Awesome!!!!!!

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:04:00 AM

    I was glad to see this one win the top spot, Carrie, it's really great. :)

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 10:36:00 PM

    Congrats, dear Connie.....This was superb...very deserving.. :-D

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:58:00 PM

    Ha ha ! I just love it, congrats.

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 8:02:00 PM

    lovely acrostic...well done, congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 6:52:00 PM

    A beauty of a write and a win! Hugs

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 5:36:00 PM

    well, of course this had to be yours!! I had a few other poets in my mind that it might belong to also!! Such an intelligent and beautiful way to do an acrostic. I am hoping to do yet another contest and I would love it if everyone used this way as a model for one. Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 5:33:00 PM

    congrats on a great write and win

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 9:17:00 PM

    ooooo awesome!!!!! I like yours better! darn. LOL hugs

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 11:57:00 AM

    Ya had me with the title, sweetheart... No matter the outcome, you'll get my vote.... Very clever..... Jake

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 8:52:00 AM

    Fantastic! That last line...damn.

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 9:33:00 PM

    Had to see what you did with this and was not disappointed! Awesome.....:-)

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 6:58:00 PM

    this is very nice Carrie....well done

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 3:39:00 PM

    CARRIE!!!! This is a really good one! :) All things Grecian have charm for me! Lovely! Good luck.

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 3:38:00 PM

    lovely ! I like the Greek tone ~