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Footprints I've Made

Places and walks, Just who am I? Willing to work, new paths I try. Trails in my past - an office clerk musician’s life, a soda jerk. My foremost route, with no small strife - two kids were wrought as mom and wife. The bills to pay in school I taught - demanding skill with wisdom fraught. Retired, I write my days to fill - footprints to make, some ink I spill May 1, 2021 contest: Footprints sponsor: Carolyn Devonshire I was able to revise an older piece, a Cambodian pathya vat, into less lines to meet the 8-14 line requirement. Hope you enjoy the new path I took.

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Date: 5/4/2021 8:38:00 AM
This is an interesting form and it resembles couplets, Reason. How nice that you have time to write in retirement. There were many extraordinary poems in this contest. Congratulations on a well-deserved win! And thank you for supporting the contest. Hugs, Carolyn
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Date: 7/3/2021 9:46:00 AM
Thank you, Carolyn, just discovered this win today. Been busy with grandkids this summer and to find a third placement in your contest gave me a mental boost. Appreciate your encouraging remarks too.