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Corona Takes the Cake

On the street. Want to eat. Virus clown shut stores down. Pastry shop! I will stop. Cakes and pies - sweet surprise. I smell those with my nose. Man in mask starts to ask . . . Fresh pie or petit four? Two of each. Make them peach. Donut too. That will do. Seeing that I feel fat! But I pay and I say: Where to sit to eat it? Strain to hear words unclear. Realize with my eyes . . . space too small wall to wall. Six foot rule not too cool. Drop on street every treat. Dogs run by. Lick each pie. Leave no crumb. I feel dumb. Covid takes even cakes. Sept. 15, 2020 For Beth Evans' "Threes, Please Poetry Contest" Checked with Howmanysyllables.com - "every" is 2 syllables there, though I know for the British they probably say it with 3 syllables.

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Date: 9/19/2020 11:43:00 PM
Very clever! Excellent! How well you have composed a beautiful story with a great ending keeping to the contest and Covid context! was it a t true incident? Congrats on your top win!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/20/2020 3:11:00 PM
total fun fiction, Krish.
Date: 9/19/2020 9:12:00 PM
Oh no! My mouth was watering for your sweet treats! Stupid virus - agreed - even goes after a little treat. Hope you ultimatly got to taste the goodies. Your first place win is certainly sweet! Congratulations my friend.
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Date: 9/19/2020 8:21:00 PM
Hey , hey , Andrea, 1st place :) congratulations on your win girl. Hugs eve
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Date: 9/19/2020 6:47:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement Andrea! Linda
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Date: 9/19/2020 6:32:00 PM
I think we have had all enough of Certificate Of Vaccination 19 which represent the 1st letter A and the ninth letter I ai intelligence. Covid 19.. The biggest lied told to mankind. Soon I will write about the true facts of this perpetrated lie and made up numbers. There are many traitors involved in this fiasco. There will be retribution in the end Andrea... Michael
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Date: 9/19/2020 6:27:00 PM
Most enjoyable, Andrea, congratulations.
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Date: 9/16/2020 1:16:00 PM
Covid takes even cakes~the evil virus strangling our life day by day...:-( Praying fervently for our world to heal.. Wonderful write dear Andrea mam...my best wishes for you in the contest....Enjoy your day. Take care.Much love:-)
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Date: 9/16/2020 11:34:00 AM
love this, my friend & the last line is soooo true
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Date: 9/16/2020 11:26:00 AM
I believe you were there! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 9/16/2020 7:40:00 AM
Covid sucks! Takes, the cake, the pies, toilet paper and all. Great write!
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Date: 9/16/2020 5:33:00 AM
alas the country is suffering from the COVID 15 also.....that 15 pounds we're all putting on from sitting on our masks
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Date: 9/16/2020 5:20:00 AM
Welk composed Andrea, think everyone has had a gutful of covid 19 now. Going to be a long winter I think. Good luck in the contest. Tom
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Date: 9/16/2020 3:36:00 AM
- Great done, Andrea :))) - Good luck in the contest :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/15/2020 10:25:00 PM
Funny and sad at the same time. At least the dogs were happy for their free dessert. Good entry for the 3's contest... GL
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Date: 9/15/2020 10:21:00 PM
Nice rhymes, Andrea:) sad situation right now..
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Date: 9/15/2020 6:47:00 PM
Hello Andrea … nicely stated and rhymed Andrea. It’s the same story the world over it appears - thank you Andrea - Lindsay
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Date: 9/15/2020 6:46:00 PM
Covid has its cake and eats it too! lol. G.L. in the contest, Andrea. :) gw
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Date: 9/15/2020 4:58:00 PM
Andrea your poem takes the biscuit lol, great one for the contest ... have discovered another word we say differently - to me every is 3 syllables but i know to you its two:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 9/15/2020 4:42:00 PM
lol! it is so frustrating indeed...the straining to hear is so funny... :)
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