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Ruth

How loving was Ruth. With her husband dead,
she stayed with his mother most willingly.
“Entreat me not to leave,” she said.
Better than seven sons was she
to her mother-in-law, Naomi.

Wither thou goest, I shall go,”
said Ruth as she left her homeland behind.
Great joy were Ruth and Naomi to know.
A kinsman for Ruth to wed they would find,
and a baby would bless them - for Ruth had been kind!


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  1. Date: 6/12/2014 2:36:00 PM
    Congrats on your win on this poem . Way to go. love phyl

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 10:24:00 AM
    Way to go with your winning work for the contest..Congrats ..Sorry so long in saying congrats.Sara

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 12:50:00 AM
    Hola, Andrea :) what a sweet poem... Loving your first place win... Hugs *LINDA

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 3:57:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, This is a nice entry in "Isaiah Z's RUTH contest." congratulations on your win. LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 10:05:00 AM
    Andrea, This poem is exceptional on the story of Ruth...A sincere congratulations as 1st place winner...Well, done my friend... :~)

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 11:04:00 AM
    Congrats Andrea, A first place winner for sure. I loved it......Hugs......Roger

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 10:36:00 AM
    congratulations on your first place, Andrea. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 8:09:00 AM
    Congrats on a great win Andrea

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 7:08:00 AM
    Congrats, I like how you added the baby who was so importatnt to Naomi.

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 5:50:00 AM
    This is an excellent poem for the theme my very dear friend Andrea!I'm so glad to read it this afternoon after school. I love it and so enjoyed. TYSM for sharing & my hearty congratulations on your top win! Cheers and biggest hugs! By the way, TYSM as well for your precious time stopping by my poem & the warm congratulations my dearest friend. More hugs! love lots always, Leonora

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 5:13:00 AM
    Nice presentation on the honesty and devotion on Ruth.. Congrats on a fine win, andrea

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 5:03:00 AM
    Excellent English Quintain and well executed poem; worthy of the win. congrats. // paul

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 2:54:00 AM
    Congrats on the win. Ron

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 11:13:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win Andrea. Verlena

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 10:23:00 PM
    Congrats on the number one winning entry, Andrea! This was absolute tops. I had no trouble singling it out as one of the best entries from the start. Not only does it spotlight Ruth, but the quintain form was done excellently.

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 12:30:00 PM
    You told the story very well Andrea, especially in the 2nd stanza....thanks for the visit...hugs

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 12:53:00 PM
    Nice story penned in poem. Lovely done my lovely friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 5:25:00 AM
    Great write! Love the last line; kindness brings blessings.

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 12:27:00 AM
    Great story, in simple lines well re-told Andrea,'

  1. Date: 3/7/2014 3:07:00 PM
    I'm vaguely familiar with this story - must read it again some day - lovely write, my friend

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