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Sweet and Salty - for contest

There once was a king who would eat
Exclusively things that were sweet.
	His chefs were at fault
	If he tasted salt
So their spicings were very discreet.

On the other hand, there was his queen,
Who favored a sav’ry cuisine.
	She liked her food salty
	Or dishes were faulty;
The cooks were betwixt and between!


for Andrea's "Sweet and Salty" contest

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  1. Date: 11/7/2013 11:56:00 AM

    Ilene*nice* SWEET Or SALTY win................... HUGS ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:20:00 PM

    Ilene , Congratulations On your way to xool Sweet & Sour win... always~ Linda aka PD

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 11:26:00 AM

    tangy and flavorful, ilene..happy cheers to you for your win!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 8:17:00 AM

    This is awesome work!! No wonder it is in the winners’ list..Sara

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 8:47:00 PM

    How to please two opposing tastes? Fun and unique poem, Ilene!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 6:07:00 PM

    An excellent limerick with such a great wrap up line. Congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 3:34:00 PM

    Wow good limericking? ;) Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 11:04:00 AM

    Great limericks and win. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 10:21:00 AM

    Sounds like the perfect marriage...opposites attract! Congratulations Ilene

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 8:15:00 AM

    This one made me smile! Congrats.

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 7:47:00 AM

    SO awesome this was. You captured the theme of my contest perfectly with perfect rhyme and limerick meter. What could be better than that? Congrats, Ilene.

  1. Date: 10/11/2013 7:24:00 PM

    Good luck in the contest. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 8:31:00 PM

    Great Limericks here Ilene!Andrea is going to love these!Best wishes.

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 11:52:00 AM

    Good limericks... nice contrasts... good luck in the contest... Terry

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 11:28:00 AM

    Ah, the shorter version for the contest. I'm always amazed at how you are able to keep coming up with these gems. This poem is a winner in my book. Love it.

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 11:27:00 AM

    - Nice to read your sweet and salty poem. Ilene! - Well done! - Good luck in Andreas contest ! oxox // Anne-Lise :)