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He Gave Her A Book

Just one copy left. I'd soon picked, 'My village', A renowned book of charming verses for the young; Much loved for illustrations and lucid language, And Rhythm such - every line could be easily sung... Though I should be the owner of, 'My village', When Lucy, my elder, just established her right; Dad gave her the book and as though great privilege, Gave me chocolates. I meekly forgot our fight... When father went to towns, cities on his business, My mother, our little home, lovingly managed; Lucy established her rights, but, now with calmness, Yet, often to tease me, new rhymes she recited. It's then when a little tall and fat we'd now grown, And had more thoughts to think than mere, 'My Village'; The innocence of our childhood like dew-drops gone, Life got monotonous like a normal voyage... ---- That day Lucy recited rhymes in a full chain, Like, longing to tell us all her philosophy; And collapsed. They had found, 'hemorrhage in her brain'. Lucy, soon, undertook her Eternal Journey. ---- Rituals, done; pains, undone; seated on our yard, Father brought out, Lucy's Sachet - just small baggage; With her tiny vanities - paint, brush, and note-pad... Wrapped well in a satin cloth was, 'My village'. On its first recto page, her own scribbling written: 'Brother! Not of malice! I did it for fun! Love you!' I did hide, yet my tears flew like a dam broken, Lucy, 'My village’, each moment, I'm missing you... 14th May 2021 He Gave Her A Book Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Mystic Rose Rose

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Date: 6/20/2021 4:22:00 AM
Congrats Christuraj such a lovely poem! Very nice!!
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 6/20/2021 9:48:00 AM
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Date: 6/12/2021 4:11:00 AM
Congrats on your win, Alex:) well deserved:)
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 6/12/2021 7:28:00 AM
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Date: 6/11/2021 7:13:00 PM
Congrats! Thanks for sharing this.... (and I feel your loss for Lucy); thanks likewise for your uplifting comments. God bless you.
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Date: 6/12/2021 7:27:00 AM
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Date: 6/11/2021 12:57:00 PM
CONGRATULATIONS Chris! So touching and so well written! Blessings!
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 6/12/2021 7:27:00 AM
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Date: 6/11/2021 5:07:00 AM
BIG CONGRATS TO WIN TOP Wonderful poem to touch anyone. Blessings
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Date: 6/11/2021 10:28:00 AM
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Date: 6/10/2021 10:45:00 AM
Christural, beautiful, deep heartfelt poem. Congratulations on your win in Mystic Rose contest. Hugs Eve
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Date: 6/10/2021 1:32:00 PM
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Date: 6/10/2021 9:21:00 AM
Jo, heartiest congratulations on your first place in Mystic Rose Rose's contest. Well-deserved!
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Date: 6/10/2021 9:27:00 AM
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Date: 6/10/2021 8:52:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. What a story/write. "Wonderful" Enjoy your win with blessings...........
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Date: 6/10/2021 9:27:00 AM
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Date: 6/10/2021 8:38:00 AM
WoW! Christuraj, What a moving and heartfelt story. I echo what Jo said. Congratulations on your top win. It was well deserved. Have a great day- Alexis
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Date: 6/10/2021 9:28:00 AM
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Date: 6/10/2021 7:39:00 AM
This was a very deep and touching story dear Chris, so many great stories I had a hell of a time picking the winners this time. Thank you for joining my contest and sharing your talent with me, Congrats :)
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 6/10/2021 9:28:00 AM
I must thank you for giving me such an opportunity. Thank you very much.
Date: 5/17/2021 2:44:00 AM
Oh! I hope this is just fictional, Alex, you have written well for the contest:)
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Date: 5/17/2021 9:39:00 AM
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Date: 5/14/2021 12:57:00 PM
WOW! Quite touching!! So sad if true. Winner in my books.
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Date: 5/14/2021 1:45:00 PM
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Date: 5/14/2021 11:33:00 AM
I love this!!! Beautifully done. God bless you. Love, Gina
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Date: 5/14/2021 11:41:00 AM
Thank you very much.