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Apple Pickin' Time

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Apple Pickin' Time

Pick those crisp, red McIntoshs, 
And warm some caramel for dippin',
Pick those green Granny Smiths,
And heat some cider for sippin'.

It's time for apple pickin',
Down on the rural farm,
And Halloween treat or trickin',
With some rustic country charm.

From the beginning of September,
To the last day of November,
We will be gone apple pickin',
Makin' fun moments to remember.

Pick those crisp, red McIntoshs,
And warm some caramel for dippin',
Pick those green Granny Smiths,
And heat some cider for sippin'.

None of you will be sobbin',
Cause right before your eyes,
There's a game of apple bobbin',
And some homemade apple pies.



Written for Isaiah Zerbst's contest -  
"Apple Pickin' Time"


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  1. Date: 11/12/2013 5:43:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Way to go..Sara

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 10:16:00 PM
    Great write, Kelly! Congrats on your 1st place win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 5:23:00 PM
    Kelly , Awesome Apple Pickin' Time Win................ SKAT ~ LOVE ~

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 11:48:00 AM
    Love your rhyme and imagery. Very enjoyable! Congrats on the win :)

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 11:11:00 AM
    You really know your apples. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 8:49:00 AM
    now I want some caramel apples...great poem Kelly...congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 3:52:00 AM
    Congrats on the win , kelly

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 5:56:00 PM
    Another great job, Kelly. It reminds me of cotton pickin' time in Texas... back when I was a kid. My sister and her hubby followe the pickers all season... That was back in the depression and any kind of work was welcome...... Love ya .... Jake

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 7:04:00 PM
    This is sweeeet! I love apple season with all its tastes and this poem brings out the best in everything apple!

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 6:35:00 PM
    you did a GREAT job with this. I am sure it will be on that winners list!!

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 4:49:00 PM
    a very beautiful piece of writing kelly

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 2:52:00 PM
    No rotten apples about it this is a nice write, cheri

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 10:28:00 PM
    Very creative with fine expressions, Kelly

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 8:04:00 PM
    Tasty piece Kelly. Now you have me on the apple prowl....lol. Loved it.

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 6:54:00 PM
    Kelly, this is a creative and cute write. You take the reader on an apple adventure. The descriptions and imagery makes the apples come to life

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 5:01:00 PM
    Kelly, sounds like fun...and yummy to the apple pies... Loving the Granny Smith's warm feeling and teasing... like i said mmmmmmmmmmm you won't get no sobbing from me... xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 4:56:00 PM
    Hey Kelly, A nice write worth salivating over..lol Well done. Ken