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Atlanta Santa

imagine me upon his knee a little child so meek and mild thrilled to visit our dear Santa in the heart of old Atlanta such a precocious little child thrilled to visit our dear Santa in southern Georgia warm and wild not in the least my mind beguiled in the heart of old Atlanta imagine me thrilled to visit our dear Santa a little child so meek and mild in southern Georgia warm and wild upon his knee upon his knee imagine me
THIRD PLACE WINNER written December 1, 2021 for "Meditative Ballad" poetry contest sponsored by Emile Pinet syllables checked by HMS rhymes check with Rhymezone.com

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Date: 2/4/2022 9:56:00 PM
I dearly love this entry Milton. It shares the joy of a little boy talking to Santa with the innocence of belief. I am Faving this precious piece! I am so happy to see it receive a podium win. Congratulations my friend! Bravo! Blessings xxoo
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/5/2022 9:11:00 AM
Thanks so much, Connie, for your sweet, thoughtful response to my poem. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Date: 2/2/2022 5:08:00 AM
Excellent poem, Milton, congratulations on your win:)
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/2/2022 8:57:00 AM
Jo, thanks so much for your congrats.
Date: 2/1/2022 1:51:00 AM
A great poem Milton it fulfills the exacting requirements of the contest perfectly while never feeling shoe-horned into it, the poem flows beautifully, well done, Terry.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/1/2022 6:57:00 AM
Thanks so much, Terry. I had a terrible time trying to write for this contest. This format is so demanding!
Date: 1/31/2022 6:16:00 PM
Nice to read your final choice for Emile Pinet's MB contest. Most unusual, L. Milton, but wildly appropriate...perfect pondering on your part. You did good, this is gold stuff. Congratulations on your top placement, third tis worth its weight in gold.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/31/2022 6:23:00 PM
Thank you so much for your thoughtful and encouraging comments, Reason. I did find this poetry form exceptionally challenging.
Date: 1/31/2022 10:22:00 AM
Congratulations Milt! Your poem placed "Third" in my PoetrySoup contest. This contest was difficult to judge, calling for exacting syllable counts and perfect rhymes, and yet your poem called out to me. Well done my friend, Emile.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/31/2022 12:14:00 PM
Thank you so much, Emile. I had a terrible time getting a poem just right for the contest, so I'm just happy I placed! Your approval means so much to me.
Date: 12/1/2021 11:39:00 PM
This is gorgeous! I really liked the simplicity of it; gave it a child-like quality.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 12/2/2021 9:16:00 AM
It was done for Emile's contest. A tricky format actually.
Date: 12/1/2021 6:44:00 PM
Love it! Excitement over Christmas. Must have been a nice Santa! My grandpa played Santa one year, I am told! :) Merry Merry!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 12/1/2021 7:00:00 PM
Aw, how sweet, Kim. Thanks so much for your thoughtful, sweet comment on my meditative ballad.
Date: 12/1/2021 5:17:00 PM
Somehow I can actually imagine it... very clearly... Hope they check Santa's knees for arthritis these days. lol. Season's best, Milt. :) gw
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 12/1/2021 5:58:00 PM
Well, I can tell you that my knees are shot, so I could never be a department store Santa. And, I'm not fat! Let's see, I do have a twinkle in my eye, however.