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Rain has been plentiful lately, the grass is emerald green, A beautiful lush carpet, thoughts of a Monet it does evoke, Four acres of rolling land comprises our country scene, Our home on the hill is partially hidden, not by Ash or Oak, It’s really quite simple, our josh darn lawnmower’s broke. Written by Lee Ramage For Francine Robert’s contest “One English Quintain” Placement: Third

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Date: 9/6/2011 10:46:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in Francine's "One English Quintain" contest Lee. Love, Carol
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Date: 9/6/2011 9:35:00 PM
Thanks Carol. Nice to see the contests getting judged more quickly. Lee
Date: 9/6/2011 9:20:00 AM
Got me with the last line! congrats! BG
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Date: 9/6/2011 9:34:00 PM
It was true, while my husband rushed to complete our front deck, he thought he'd leave the lawn until last minute before company arrived... that's when he discovered the lawnmower was broken. YUK. thanks for your comments. Lee
Date: 9/6/2011 3:15:00 AM
hey Lee congrats on another brilliant win..David
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Date: 9/6/2011 9:33:00 PM
Just lucky lately, thanks so much David. Lee
Date: 9/6/2011 2:04:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in Francine Robert's One English Quintain poetry contest.
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Date: 9/6/2011 9:32:00 PM
Thanks Caryl. Lee
Date: 9/5/2011 10:42:00 PM
Lee, this is so poetically flowing and puts you in this beautiful place...then the last phrase funnies are laugh out loud perfect! Congrats on your placement in this contest!
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Date: 9/5/2011 11:22:00 PM
Thanks Shani so much. It really is based on a true story, you should have seen how long our grass was. Much appreciated. Lee
Date: 9/5/2011 9:28:00 PM
Any excuse will do Lee, Smile. Congratulations on your third place. Agape, Moses
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Date: 9/5/2011 11:21:00 PM
My pleasure! thanks Lee
Date: 9/5/2011 9:19:00 PM
CONGRATS LEE ON THIRD PLACE WITH ANOTHER GRAND ENTRY LUV..
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Date: 9/5/2011 11:20:00 PM
Thanks again Linda-Marie. greatly appreciated. Lee
Date: 9/5/2011 9:12:00 PM
sounds like my house 1 whole week to take care of the yard [no power hurricane] and the mower breaks! GAH! Nice win! Light & Love
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Date: 9/5/2011 11:20:00 PM
Debbie, was so glad to hear you were safe and sound. A little grass is but a mere inconvenience in the grand scheme of things. Thanks so much. Lee
Date: 9/5/2011 8:59:00 PM
I knew this would be a winner Lee. congratulations. Joyce
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Date: 9/5/2011 9:06:00 PM
Thanks so much Joyce, appreciate your optimism. Appreciate you taking the time to provide me feedback. Lee
Date: 9/5/2011 8:17:00 PM
congrats on your third place win in the contest Lee, laughed out loud at your last line
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Date: 9/5/2011 8:24:00 PM
Thanks so much Francine, and its a totally true story. It took my Hubbie 4 truck loads of grass to clear the yard, almost sold the crop for hay to a farmer... ;) Thanks again. Lee
Date: 9/3/2011 10:24:00 AM
hahaha... enjoyed this one, too.
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Lee Ramage
Date: 9/5/2011 3:44:00 PM
Glad to make you smile. Lee
Date: 9/2/2011 2:40:00 PM
Haha, that last line sure made me snicker, what a very enlightening twist ;) Very descriptive write that I really enjoyed, Lee :D Wish you the best in the contest :D
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Date: 9/5/2011 3:45:00 PM
Its a true story, glad you found it funny. Lee
Date: 9/1/2011 9:37:00 PM
GREAT punch line, Lee. Francine will love the humor. Best wishes in the contest. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 9/1/2011 9:44:00 PM
Thanks Carolyn, unfortunately it is a true story... just got our lawnmower fixed today, feels like we were haying. Love Lee
Date: 8/31/2011 12:13:00 PM
This one is so cute Lee, I especially love the ending.. good luck for the contest ;) tc Wilma
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Lee Ramage
Date: 8/31/2011 10:37:00 PM
Thanks Wilma, appreciate you taking the time to comment. Its funny... but true! Lee
Date: 8/31/2011 11:53:00 AM
You managed to amuse us in five lines. Very fine job. Good luck.
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Date: 8/31/2011 10:36:00 PM
Thanks Joyce,I'd be laughing but its true! ;) Lee
Date: 8/31/2011 9:26:00 AM
Very cool Lee xxx
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Date: 8/31/2011 9:52:00 AM
thanks Tracie, you should just see our yard, there are weeds over a foot high in spots.... we're renting a lawnmower today. Ours is being repaired ...3 weeks later. Take care Lee
Date: 8/31/2011 7:15:00 AM
Wonderful entry to the contest with imagery suggestive of the advent of fall
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Date: 8/31/2011 7:53:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comments. Lee