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Arrested for Tossing Diamonds

I love a good threat, Hugo Jepsen, Will you send the police, and then some? If my pattern obstructs traffic For I am demanding a hefty ransom While tossing diamonds From yonder throne! THIRD PLACE BRONZE WINNER written September 5, 2021 especially for "Word Play #1" Poetry Contest sponsored by Hugo Jepson

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Date: 9/10/2021 6:33:00 AM
Read poem with interest. Was a difficult contest to navigate…Delice
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/10/2021 8:57:00 AM
Indeed. So, I wrote this poem pretty much off the top of my head without any expection that it would be noticed or placed. I was as surprised as anyone, because I didn't really try to understand it. I just wrote it.
Date: 9/9/2021 10:19:00 AM
Hmm…throwing diamonds…collecting ransom.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/9/2021 10:29:00 AM
"throwing diamonds WHILE demanding ransom," Kim. See notes to Joseph and Caren. I hardly understand this one myself!
Date: 9/9/2021 8:51:00 AM
Congratulations! I loved that you added the sponsor's name!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/9/2021 9:11:00 AM
Caren, I think it is hilarious that I won a place in this contest with this little poem. Had to use a list of words he required, so I did so. I didn't think I did a very good job, though.
Date: 9/9/2021 5:12:00 AM
Lovely verse, Milt!:-) I thoroughly enjoyed it and congrats on your 3rd place win!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/9/2021 9:12:00 AM
Thank you, Edward. It was a fun write, and I was very surprised to place in the contest.
Date: 9/8/2021 7:18:00 PM
An intriguing verse Milton, Congrats on your win
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/8/2021 8:34:00 PM
Joseph, It was for a contest, and I had to use certain words. Frankly, I didn't spend much time on it, but sent a quick write off the top of my head. I hate that sort of thing!