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What Makes Me Tick - Contest

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What Makes Me Tick - Contest

Cells aplenty, and blood coursing through my veins,
Derivatives of familial DNA strains.

Genetics play an important part, you see,
In the shaping of little old me.

The reading of books and the knowledge within,
Reflects in my speech, my thoughts and mind's ken.

The places I've lived, people I've known,
Have all influenced me as I have grown.

So, what makes me tick you ask of me?
A little bit of this and that, a real mystery.


9/5/13
For Seren Roberts What Makes Me Tick contest

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  1. Date: 10/21/2013 12:56:00 PM

    Good poem Kim

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 7:53:00 AM

    enjoyed your winning poem....SKAT

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 10:12:00 AM

    amazing win Kim, , congratulations:) In Seren's "what makes you tick" contest... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 10:12:00 PM

    Once again, I think you did so well with this challenge because you did a little of this and a little of that, a GREAT poem. Congrats.

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 6:25:00 PM

    Ha ha, fantastic! congrats.

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 7:07:00 PM

    congrats on your win Kim

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 1:59:00 PM

    Congratulations and thank you for entering my contest ....Seren

  1. Date: 9/13/2013 12:43:00 PM

    A very enjoyable read.

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

    I really like this one. I am seeing both kinds of entries. Longer ones and some with just the two lines and no more than that. . sure hope yours makes her sit up and go "Ahhhhhh"

  1. Date: 9/10/2013 6:05:00 PM

    Enjoyed your entry for the contest Kim, I want to enter it but honestly I haven't got a clue xxx

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 6:58:00 PM

    You write like a Gemini, very versatile in the forms and in your style. I enjoyed this poem, kindred spirit. I hope this does well. Blessings

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 12:18:00 PM

    I love your poem for Seren's contest. So real and honest. Thanks for stopping by my poem Because Of It all. Have a beautiful weekend. Love, Gail

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 4:57:00 PM

    An excellent write, Kim. I hope you get a win there...Peter

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 3:43:00 PM

    great way to end this poem, as a mystery...enjoyed the read, good luck in the contest :)

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 2:14:00 PM

    lol, loved the last line in particular

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 12:59:00 PM

    I love this, so true that many different things make us who we are today, hard to pinpoint one thing ! :) Nicely done!

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 10:56:00 AM

    Like your thoughts about this..Not one thing by its complicated..Reads like a winner to me...Thanks for stopping by..Yes, soon..My father though so his later years but it did not happen but soon I think..Sara

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 2:23:00 AM

    - Well done, Kim ! - Luck in contest! - Have a nice day ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 10:36:00 PM

    Refreshing write this - the truthfulness of the words is thought provoking - genetics and external forces shape us all and play a role in how we react to situations. I like the way you've said - a little bit of this and that--very well penned.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 9:30:00 PM

    Very nicely penned thoughts, good luck