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Queen Elizabeth II

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See there! She flies about the moor Upon her favoured mount. The waving, flowing grassy shore bears hoofprints all about. The waves her steed surmounts. Her hair is flying here and there; She hasn't thought of care. Her little sister, Margaret Rose Thro' panelled glass observes As Lilibet, the rider, goes At breakneck turns and curves. The joy of youth deserves A few such wild or reckless ways Some pleasures in its days. Her pony soon is waxing faint (To him we lay no blame!) She leads him to the arbour gate, Now finished with her game. Her sister calls her name. A liv'ried lad bears horse away; She runs to hear her sister say: "Since Uncle had to abdicate, Now Father rules the land. Does that not mean it is your fate As next in line to stand As queen o'er British sand?" "Yes, someday that may happen too." Then Rose said this: "Poor you." But Lilibet thought not that way, She strengthened for the task; Made ready for the coming day And all that it would ask. (It sure would be a tax Becoming an authority, Yet bound by law's decree.) From duty's call she would not shrink; The challenge she'd embrace. Her high morale she'd not let sink, But obstacles would face; And God would give the grace To yet be brave when dangers be, And reign with equity. {Lilibet was Elizabeth's nickname as a child among the Royal Family}

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 11/11/2017 8:25:00 AM
What delightful imagery and amazing tribute. A fave with me.
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Date: 11/9/2015 4:12:00 AM
Isaiah this is indeed Wonderful, You do have a knock for writing keep it up. ----Please do check out mines and tell me what you think
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Date: 6/6/2015 11:16:00 PM
Isaiah. Congratulations on your "Sweet LONG LIVE THE QUEEN win." Love **SKAT**
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Date: 6/6/2015 5:15:00 PM
Congratulations on your win on a wonderful write.
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Date: 6/6/2015 4:32:00 PM
Dropping back with my congratulations Isaiah:-) Hugs jan xx
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Date: 5/26/2015 4:18:00 PM
thanks for your recent comment on my H and L limerick. I can't see your latest post. It is already out of mind what its title was (so I can judge blind!!) but I wish you well in my contest!
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Date: 5/25/2015 11:28:00 AM
Splendid write, Isaiah. I like the way you started with a moment in her young life, developed to that news that brought about the turning point of her life and proceeded to deliver the finale that summarized her traits and character. A 7.
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Date: 5/25/2015 7:33:00 AM
Well done, indeed! You've upp'ed your game with this one.
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Date: 5/21/2015 5:40:00 PM
Isaiah, I think this poem is fantastic, you captured her beautiful spirit with your words, 7++++ and thanks for visiting my poetry
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Date: 5/20/2015 7:58:00 PM
wow, Isaiah, I have not really seen many poems in this category, but yours is the most detailed and lovely of them all that I've seen. What a nice way to do her contest. A winner for sure.
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Date: 5/18/2015 7:58:00 AM
simply stunning Isaiah your description of her is so accurate - long may she continue to reign - good luck in the contest - a winner for sure! Hugs jan xx 7
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Date: 5/17/2015 9:41:00 PM
I loved the flow of this poem! Truly Royal!
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