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Zealously, she circles want-ads
Years have dashed her expectations. 
Xeroxing her application
Wishing for some vindication
Voices on the telephone, asking for the skills she's honed
Under rated, and creative
Taunt her with big promises?
Salaries that compromise?
Retirement? No benefits
Questionnaires she must complete.  Younger gals she must compete
Propositioned by the boss?
Other jobs that she has lost?
No one wants you over 40
Masquerade, they'll think your 30
Last employed?......You stayed at home, raising kids, so he could go
Kitchen duties, shoveled loam, bathed those kids, the floors, the dog
Juggled schedules, drove a taxi, made the soup, and fed the troops
If you think that it was easy, just a week would drive them crazy
Has the skills, ......she'll dust them off
Give her a chance.....she'll do a dance!
Faithful, friendly, watch her scurry
Experienced, and quite trustworthy
Dedicated, she'll endeavor
Can't you see, she's a survivor? Let her stand a little taller
Better hire........she's a winner
"A"  for effort......Won't regret can bet your bottom dollar !!

10/11/15  For Z_Y_X Contest: Sponsored by John Lawless

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Date: 10/16/2015 3:07:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, Carrie , a 7!!
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Date: 10/15/2015 9:49:00 PM
Carrie, Nice to see you on John's winning list. Congratulations on your win. ** Love SKAT
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Date: 10/15/2015 4:17:00 AM
dropping back with my congrats Carrie:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 10/15/2015 1:58:00 AM
Congrats on superb win Carrie with this wonderful write!
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Date: 10/14/2015 8:02:00 PM
Carrie, this one has a rhythm like the slapping of a jump rope on a city sidewalk. You broke down the barrier of the alphabet wall beautifully and with a powerful write. Thanks for joining the contest
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Date: 10/13/2015 7:24:00 AM
Spectacular write, you've done a tantalising job on the alphabet. Best of luck in the contest.
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Date: 10/11/2015 8:23:00 PM
Loved the humour here Carrie and your take on the ZYX contest - good luck:-) hugs Jan xx
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