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A Life of Hard Knocks

She came in a box, frightened and unsure of her world; her life full of hard knocks, as a kit' taken to the woods and hurled. And a farmer saved her from an attack by hawks, from there she found a home in a large city house; but was alone except for clocks, with no food 'till late evenings not even a mouse. She wandered the dark, rooms and cried for her dead mother; could see a lush green park, and so wished for her sisters and brother. Then, one day they threw her in a box so scary, later a girl opened the box and reached in, but kitty was very wary; this is your home said the girl- gosh you are thin! "And this is the story, of how Snuggles kitty came to me; the very first day she ate my morning glory, but, we two were always meant to be." ________________________ June 14, 2020 Poetry/Rhyme/A Life of Hard Knocks Copyright Protected, ID 20-1260-294-03 All Rights Reserved, 2020, Constance La France Written for the Premier contest, Non Human sponsor, Chantelle Anne Cooke Third Place

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Date: 6/17/2020 3:23:00 AM
Such a beautiful memory of how you met your Snuggles. Love how initial fears melted to a warm welcome. Congratulations on your win Constance. Much love and blessings :)
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Constance La France
Date: 6/17/2020 1:06:00 PM
Aditi, thanks for your compliment, comment and congratulations, the three c's. Snuggles needed someone to love her and I need a cat to love so it worked perfect for us. I loved writing this poem for the contest.
Date: 6/16/2020 9:49:00 PM
Constance, Snuggles is so dear to you. Lovely bondage. Congrats. Mohan
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Constance La France
Date: 6/17/2020 1:08:00 PM
Mohan, thanks so much for the nice comment, oh yes we are bonded, so suited for each other, she is so adorable and full of love, it hurts my heart to think that people threw her away, how can people be so cruel, but happy I have her and this is her forever home _Constance
Date: 6/16/2020 5:25:00 PM
Awwww, your story of your kitty is so heartwarming Constance. I feel very honored to share the podium with you. Your compassion shows and every line. Congratulations on your deserving win! Blessings xxoo
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Constance La France
Date: 6/17/2020 1:10:00 PM
Connie, thanks for the congratulations and the nice comment, I am honored to share the podium with you also. I adore Snuggles and love all animals and hate to see them neglected _Constance
Date: 6/14/2020 10:20:00 PM
Ahhhh how you and your baby found each other. So sweet. Lucky Snuggles and you!
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Constance La France
Date: 6/17/2020 1:11:00 PM
Caren, thanks for the visit and comment, yes we both were winners and Snuggles will never be neglected ever again _Constance
Date: 6/14/2020 11:57:00 AM
This is exceptional, dear friend. I love it. God bless you always, Love, Gina
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Date: 6/17/2020 1:11:00 PM
Gina, thanks so much for the visit and compliment, and love, appreciate _Constance