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This sunny morn, a maying we will go. We seek bright blooms for garlands and our queen. The best month of the year is here, and so this sunny morn, a maying we will go into the woods where wildest blossoms grow. With baskets in our hands; through fields of green, this sunny morn, a maying we will go. We seek bright blooms for garlands and our queen. We’ll weave a pole with ribbons round and round. the queen presiding over all we do, We‘ll dance and sing with a most joyful sound. We’ll weave a pole with ribbons round and round, and garlands we will make from flowers found, and for the queen, a crown we’ll fashion too. We’ll weave a pole with ribbons round and round. the queen presiding over all we do. A king there must be, and he is the one who races fastest to the Hawthorne tree. My eye has been upon the baker’s son! A king there must be, and he is the one who’ll stay with me until the day is done. You see, the queen they chose this day is me! A king there must be, and he is the one who races fastest to the Hawthorne tree. (Can't believe I accidentally deleted this one after putting it up the other day)

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Date: 8/24/2015 9:03:00 PM
I will consider this to be mine because it was posted on my birthday. Very medieval!
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Date: 8/7/2015 9:55:00 AM
Nicely described in this wonderful poem. love phyl
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Date: 5/12/2015 1:00:00 AM
Andrea, I am so happy you wrote this poem. I was trying to explain to my granddaughter what Mayday was and now I can read her your poem and explain and show her the great photos you put up. It is a bid day over here in Hawaii. We call it Lei Day but it is honored a bit differently with each of the Island's having a different flower and color of long dresses that the students in grade school wear for the event. There are ladies in waiting and a King & Queen chosen each year Hawaiian style Superb!
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Date: 5/10/2015 5:15:00 PM
this is beautiful - and the one you deleted, i see - so glad I chose this one to read
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Date: 5/9/2015 1:30:00 PM
Apart colour and out and out fun on Mayday, the imagery is like 3D. Many congratulations Andrea on your win, smiles 4u, James :)
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Date: 5/8/2015 11:05:00 PM
Good Job, congrats on your win!
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Date: 5/8/2015 4:55:00 PM
Gad to see this on the list....Congrats on your win Andrea
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Date: 5/8/2015 3:05:00 PM
Andrea, I am glad Isaiah chose this sweet poem as a winner, may he keep 'flying'. Congrats friend!
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Date: 5/8/2015 2:43:00 PM
Andrea, congrats on your nice win on your outstanding Triolet. Love the imagery and details. Sandra
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Date: 5/8/2015 2:35:00 PM
Andrea, CONGRATS in Isaiah Zerbst's contest *SKAT*
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Date: 5/8/2015 2:30:00 PM
Dropping back with my congrats Andrea:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 5/8/2015 2:26:00 PM
Andrea. Congratulations on your first day of may win. Love LINDA
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Date: 5/7/2015 8:32:00 AM
I love this one!!! My high school has held a May fest for over 100 years, with a May queen and court and the senior girls wind the maypole. Brings back memories.
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Date: 5/6/2015 1:13:00 PM
A wonderful fah-la-la, fah-la-la. You bring out the spirit very well. Love, Dave
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Date: 5/5/2015 8:28:00 AM
I read this before, and it is just a beautiful as I remember. Emile.
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Date: 5/4/2015 4:04:00 PM
Thanks for the heads up on this, Andrea-- this kind of brings me back (ha, nope am not that old)-- how do I say it? It's like you captured that moment and I can just envision this perfectly, this would look awesome in a book-- I can picture Kate Greenaway's illustrations with this beauty! And as always, you write with a rhythm and flow that just seems so effortless! Btw, thanks for passing by my poem, I'm happy you enjoyed it, & that my metaphor was 'gettable' :)!
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Date: 5/4/2015 3:44:00 PM
Makes one see the may pole Andrea with girls in pretty dresses going around and around! Love It. Anne
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Date: 5/4/2015 8:11:00 AM
This is awesome :) I love it, so fun and colorful ;)
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Date: 5/4/2015 6:08:00 AM
This is so beauuutttiiifffuuullll.#7
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Date: 5/4/2015 3:04:00 AM
Hey Sis, if I can see your poem how is it that it's deleted? You are so good at imagery and the pictures are beautiful. Love it.
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Date: 5/4/2015 2:18:00 AM
You really excel at the triolet form Andrea - such a delightful poem with wonderful imagery - love the impact of the repeated lines - finally finished mine - good luck in the contest! Hugs jan xx 7 xx
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Date: 5/4/2015 2:11:00 AM
"I love this poem. Beautiful and perfect to me."
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Date: 5/4/2015 12:58:00 AM
This poem gives me a beautiful feeling and makes me wanna be like a child again running and carefree,just happy with nature..and just to be me.A favourite sweet Andrea
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Date: 5/3/2015 11:20:00 PM
I did that twice last week...I picture skipping through fields of green....beautiful
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