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A New Love

My old love’s gone, and now a new love’s here
although with that old love she can’t compete!
She’s silver smooth from front - to tiny rear;
More practical than my old love, yet sweet!
And like my old love, she is always near.
She’s not as sporty, but she’s just as fleet.
And though I miss my honey “ragtop” girl,
I take my new love “Kia” for a whirl!

For The Ottava Rima Contest by Jared Pickett
Theme: New Love

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 12/22/2010 10:25:00 AM
Hey Andrea; very nice indeed! I love it! Lay
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Date: 12/20/2010 2:22:00 PM
Cute piece on your Kia car Andrea, nice one. Best of luck in the contest >> James :)
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Date: 12/18/2010 10:34:00 PM
This is like first love never die, but your new love fills some of your delicate likings, as always the first one leaves a sentimental touch to our heart. Andrea, appreciate your posting a comments to my shared pictures in facebook. Good luck to you on this contest. (^_^) Noel.
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Date: 12/18/2010 5:41:00 PM
Another wonderful write! Good luck in the contest. Thanks so much for sharing! Have a great day~Mary~
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Date: 12/18/2010 12:04:00 PM
Beautiful write Andrea.Liked it.Thanks for u'r suggestion on my poem"my empty apartment"and choosing it as a FAV.-kashinath
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Date: 12/17/2010 12:05:00 PM
Clever turn and so much more dependable as least for the first 5 years. Who can match that??
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Date: 12/16/2010 11:28:00 PM
How cool is that that you used your Kia as an inspiration for your "new love" -- if cars can smile-- I bet your Kia's smiling form ear to ear ;) very interesting take on the contest, Andrea :) This car can probably grow on you soon :) -- I hope so-- hugs to you :) -- hope your weekend's doing good :) -- nikko :)
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Date: 12/16/2010 5:55:00 PM
Just did my entry for Paula's new contest.. "A Child's Diary".. about my Daddy... hope she will like it.. appreciate your great comments on my entry "Rain Dance" for Constance... it is the vision I got when I read the 'rules' .. of the contest... tonight..we got snow... oh no..luv..
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Date: 12/16/2010 1:53:00 PM
soup mail phyl
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Date: 12/16/2010 1:27:00 PM
I know you were missing her but maybe the Kia will grow on you, Andrea....maybe you'll fall in love with her!? lol Good luck in Jared's Contest, "New Love" Love, audrey
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Date: 12/16/2010 12:39:00 PM
LOL I thought you were speaking as a man describing his new lady, Andrea. Then you cleverly pulled a switch on us! Hope you're enjoying your new car. Jared will get a kick out of this. Best wishes in the contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 12/16/2010 8:27:00 AM
I hope that you know that you had my blood preasure at its peek my dear poet ! LOL Thank the Lord I know what a KIA is ! *smiles* Great write Andrea ! much love, james
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Date: 12/16/2010 8:09:00 AM
Very unusual theme for the new love - quite lucid with nice rhyming, Andrew. Good luck
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Date: 12/16/2010 8:04:00 AM
Good topic on which to write and great presentation..Reads like a winner to me..Good luck in the contest..Glad that you stopped by and said that my work could be called an Acrostic..Sara
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Date: 12/16/2010 5:23:00 AM
Enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today Andrea. The best to youin the contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 12/16/2010 5:02:00 AM
Hi Andrea. Thanks for your comments. Delighted to know that you are familiar with ' "the wreck of the Edmond Fitzgerald" . Are you from Canada. our city is twinned with Nova Scotia and we have a great crossover in music. Best of luck and in the contest and with the new car. Great writing and emotion for the old and the new. We had a 20yr old Volvo. When we got rid of it my wife cried. Be lucky, Eamon
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Date: 12/16/2010 4:58:00 AM
Fun and full of humorous lines Andrea.. Jared should enjoy this entry ... luv the new car reference in the last line... adjusting to a new luv in a car is not as easy as folks think but it is possible.. good luck with this sweet entry my friend... enjoyed this entertaining piece today with luv..
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Date: 12/16/2010 4:02:00 AM
very well done and I always wanted a ragtop ride, never too late... best of luck in the contest....luv Michael
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Date: 12/15/2010 11:23:00 PM
Andrea, what a cute write on your new car.. I am sorry about the possibility of your school closing.. Praying that it doesn't come to that 'cause I can only imagine how everybody will be affected by that.. Let me know what happens please.. Love Wilma
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Date: 12/15/2010 9:59:00 PM
a fun ride in your new car.. how delightful all the wordings are, andrea! more winning streaks in the contest... hugggs, nette
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