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AN APPLE A DAY

AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, So my mother believed. For, if it rhymes, it must be true. But I think she was deceived. The benefit of an apple, Is not all it appears. Snow White only took one bite And slept for a hundred years. When the apple fell on Newton’s head, It started a great discussion. It gave him the theory of gravity. But it also gave him concussion. So, beware of the humble apple. It might be all right inside. But be sure to wash it carefully; It’s been sprayed with insecticide. 6th September 2021 Motto Matters poetry contest Sponsor - Natasha L Scraggs

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Date: 9/30/2021 10:38:00 PM
Your perspective is, indeed, great and wonderful. You have dusted the history and mystery and myth and fact to bring home vivacious aspects of an apple. Great! Congratulations! That day when I told a boy of 8th Standard that 'An apple a day keeps the doctor away, he asked me, whether it keeps the nurse away too?
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Date: 9/30/2021 7:10:00 PM
Awesome! Enjoyed it so much, even though tell my grandson it’s very true:) M.
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Date: 9/30/2021 9:35:00 AM
Hello Bryn. Congratulations on coming joint first in the contest! I really loved your take on this phrase. And how you have expanded its meaning. Thank you for entering the contest.
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Date: 9/6/2021 11:33:00 AM
Hello Bryn Strudwick, yes one should be aware of the apple. Wash before eating it. enjoy your day my friend.
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