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She is a free spirit rebellious and wild She’s changing so quickly – no longer a child. Determined, impulsive, she gets into fights She wants independence and quotes me her rights. She is a free spirit now spreading her wings In search of adventure and trying new things. She sees the horizon that beckons from far; Relies on the guidance of her lucky star. But when the experience starts fading away She finds disillusion obstructing her way There’s home as an option to get her on track; I will be there waiting to welcome her back. --------------------------------------------------------- Written: 3/15/2014 Contest: Your Favourite Old Poem Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton Placed 3rd Author: Paul Callus Contest: Any Poem Goes#14 Sponsor: Poet Destroyer A Placed 5th

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Date: 7/28/2015 3:33:00 PM
what a nice one about your daughter. I was lucky to have an angelic daughter. I named her Angela!! Maybe that is why. A belated congrats on this one winning.
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Date: 7/28/2015 4:05:00 PM
To be honest, Andrea, this is about a friend's daughter, but I tackled it as if she were my own. Luckily my daughter has not caused me any such concern! One of my sisters is named Angela and we call her Lina. ~ Txs for stopping by. // paul
Date: 6/14/2015 12:59:00 AM
A child with a safe home and loving parents waiting for them is truly lucky... A beautiful poem, Paul. Perfectly rhymed! Congrats on a great win!
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Date: 6/14/2015 7:19:00 AM
Thank you Kelly! A "safe home and loving parents" is the ideal environment for any child. Hope you're keeping well. Hugs // paul
Date: 6/11/2015 10:41:00 PM
Paul, I strive to be this father for my son.. I know he needs it.. This was an awesome winner!!
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Date: 6/12/2015 3:07:00 PM
Hi Dave...most children need the support of their parents, at one time or the other. We just have to make sure that we are there at the right time. Glad you enjoyed! // paul
Date: 6/10/2015 4:32:00 PM
I really like this write Paul, the whimsy and inevitability that pervade this story congrats..'
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Date: 6/10/2015 5:32:00 PM
Thank you for liking and for the positive feedback, Joe. All the best, // paul
Date: 6/9/2015 11:46:00 AM
Paul. Congratulations on your awesome win. HUGS **SKAT**
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Date: 6/9/2015 8:37:00 AM
Great poem , expressing a father's love and a child's need for that love. So reminded me of my 27 year old daughter. Congrats on your win my friend..
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Date: 6/10/2015 12:30:00 PM
Thank you Robert. Children are there to be loved and helped along, especially in times when things go wrong. Have a nice day. // paul
Date: 6/9/2015 5:06:00 AM
Dropping back again with my congrats:-) Hugs jan xx
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Date: 6/10/2015 11:33:00 AM
As always, grateful for your support Jan:) Thank you. Hugs // paul
Date: 6/8/2015 10:21:00 PM
Well done Paul, enjoyed this cleverly constructed Rhyme. You have a tender heart, and one that can provide emotions to paper with ease. Your daughter is a lucky girl.
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Date: 6/10/2015 11:31:00 AM
Thank you for reading and enjoying, Mark. Sticking together in time of need is essential to keep families intact. All the best. // paul
Date: 6/8/2015 9:21:00 PM
You never stop being a parent. A lovely tender-hearted write, Paul! Congrats on your win! Love, Kim
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Date: 6/10/2015 12:42:00 PM
Yes, Kim; parents have a duty to stand by their children, especially in time of need. We want the best for them, and that is not just in material things. Thank you for a lovely visit. // paul
Date: 6/8/2015 8:23:00 PM
Congratulations, my friend on a wonderful win! I can see why this piece is one of your favorites! That's true love when you can be there for your beloved no matter what! Warmest regards. Pandita
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Date: 6/10/2015 12:38:00 PM
Thank you Pandita! Your lovely feedback is much appreciated. Congrats once again for your high-flying win! All the best and regards. // paul
Date: 6/8/2015 5:34:00 PM
I felt in tune as a wild child myself Paul congrats on 3rd place hugs
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Date: 6/8/2015 6:09:00 PM
Thank you Shadow. I'm really pleased to be on your winners' list. Have a lovely week. Hugs // paul
Date: 7/25/2014 5:40:00 AM
Awesome love it!
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Date: 7/25/2014 5:59:00 AM
Many thanks, Tereiti! Hope to see you around more often. // paul
Date: 4/30/2014 12:34:00 PM
Hi Paul, I have just read free spirit and I can honestly say I don't know how the hell you do it this little piece Is definitely one of my favourites, Regards. MIKE. WARD
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Date: 4/30/2014 3:48:00 PM
Hi Michael, there are no words to thank you; this is such encouraging and positive feedback. We all have our own ways of expressing ourselves; very often we downgrade our work and look with wonder at that of others. That's why I look at yours the way you look at mine:) cu my friend. // paul
Date: 4/17/2014 3:40:00 AM
woow thats beautiful all the acceptence love and patience truly beautiful
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Date: 4/17/2014 4:07:00 AM
Thank you Julie...very welcome comments. // have been on your posts...very inspiring :) // paul
Date: 3/31/2014 12:20:00 AM
A very tender and heartfelt write, Paul. This kind of emotional situation is relatable for us all. I really enjoyed reading your beautiful poem tonight! Congratulations on your win, as well!...Thank you for the kind congrats on my poem. :)
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Date: 3/31/2014 4:12:00 AM
Thank you Kelly; glad you like it. I'm sure that many parents will be able to relate to something similar where children are concerned. I firmly believe that a good foundation at home helps a lot in any kind of circumstances. :) // paul
Date: 3/30/2014 3:53:00 PM
Emotionally brilliant Paul.. Great win!
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Date: 3/30/2014 4:22:00 PM
Very kind of you Dave; thanks a lot. // paul
Date: 3/29/2014 8:31:00 PM
Well written Paul...congrats on your win
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Date: 3/30/2014 3:43:00 AM
Thank you Joseph. appreciate your stopping by. // paul
Date: 3/29/2014 12:56:00 PM
syllable balance (almost) 99.99999 % perfect - to me appealing theme - a read with some 'memories connected' (my own) and with a flow that took me along from word one towards word last. Great write, fantastic win. Dutch Congrats Elly
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Date: 3/29/2014 3:00:00 PM
Wow Elly, coming from you that's excellent, positive feedback :) Thanks a lot :) // paul
Date: 3/29/2014 11:32:00 AM
Lovely and beautiful write,Paul..Congrats on your win...
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Date: 3/29/2014 2:57:00 PM
Many thanks Olusequn; glad you enjoyed it. // paul
Date: 3/29/2014 8:43:00 AM
Beautifully penned Paul. I am just experiencing this with my 14 year old daughter. Congratulations on the win
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Date: 3/29/2014 8:53:00 AM
Hi Tim thanks a lot. Nowadays children seem to have a will of their own, but good parenting does help a lot to save awkward situations which otherwise could turn sour. // paul
Date: 3/29/2014 2:40:00 AM
Well constructed and penned poem. Congrats on a fine win, paul
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Date: 3/29/2014 7:49:00 AM
Thank you Dr. I still have to have a look at the results and the winners. cu // paul
Date: 3/29/2014 1:10:00 AM
Paul, Congratulations! Thank you for the support. Enjoy my latest blog if you like. It's called "Lunatics On The Loose." Stay tuned, I'll have a new contest coming up in a few days. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Date: 3/29/2014 7:46:00 AM
Thank you Linda. Participation is always my pleasure. I will be having a look at your blog. :) cu paul
Date: 3/22/2014 2:34:00 PM
mmm.. like how I was then.. thank GOD i have my family to catch me through.. :D sweetly touching and challenging... :)
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Date: 3/22/2014 4:12:00 PM
Wow Olive_eloi, we've had quite a long meeting/chat today! :) Once again thank you for stopping by. Hope you have a nice weekend. // paul
Date: 3/21/2014 2:38:00 PM
Very touching Paul, great work!
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Date: 3/21/2014 6:14:00 PM
Thank you Keith, both for the visit and the lovely comments. cu // paul
Date: 3/16/2014 7:11:00 PM
Beautiful. Teresa
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Paul Callus
Date: 3/17/2014 7:39:00 AM
Once again, thank you Teresa. cu around :) // paul
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