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I am a chocolate milk child of Scooby-Doo Saturdays The leggings-clad, laced-gloved Material Girl teenager Who will soon be a half-century Who is mother to no son or daughter Who parents a household of four legs and fur Some days I am the bride Some days, the dishwasher Some days I am Florence Nightingale Some days, Lizzie Borden Some days, I am pleased with what I finish Some days, I don't know where to begin Some days, I am a bridge Some days, a wall Some days I am the lift Some days, the fall Some days I am the structure of silk Some days I am patchwork plaid Some days I am the rock of reason Some days, the wind of chaos Some days I am an apostle of ink Some days I am a pagan page In ambitious acceptance and calm confusion Like a rainbow - I am an illusion. 5/05/20 For 'I Am - Bio Challenge' contest Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich

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Date: 5/29/2020 8:14:00 AM
A very enjoyable delightful poem, Michelle. Well done. Congrats.
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Date: 5/28/2020 1:29:00 PM
Michelle, I really enjoyed reading your bio and loved the bit of humor you added to it.“ Some days, Lizzie Borden”. Congratulations on you win with this fun bio. Blessings xxoo
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Date: 5/26/2020 2:16:00 PM
Oh I absolutely love this Michelle! Such intricate details to give a glimpse of who you are. I believe sharing emotions is baring out your soul for others. Glad to know more about you. God bless you dear. Congratulations on your win :)
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Date: 5/26/2020 1:31:00 AM
Happy to come back for a rebound of congratulations and to walk through your creatively written 'I am' bio again. You have a winsome humility that shines through as you display both sides of the coin of you, not to mention your characteristic wit and another great poetic ending.
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Date: 5/25/2020 9:39:00 PM
a very creative flair in this one, Michelle! Lizzy Borden. that part was a gas! Congrats in my bio contest.
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Date: 5/13/2020 1:16:00 PM
You write so beautifully Michelle each thought, each word, each phrase unique in a sincere innocent yet talented way. I enjoy you poetry enormously! Blessings and Hugs - good luck Michelle. Jennifer.
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Date: 5/11/2020 7:13:00 PM
Reading again. Imaginative way to describe yourself. Loved the last two lines. It definitely takes half a century to reach such a definite honest conclusion. Best. Mohan
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Date: 5/11/2020 7:33:00 AM
This is a very good take on the topic. Kind wishes, Kai
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Date: 5/8/2020 11:07:00 AM
Wonderful you! One line is over my head, "Some day, the fall." Did you mean the 'Fall guy/person," as in blamed? shalom/Peace, anil deo
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 5/8/2020 1:52:00 PM
Thank you, Anil - so that line refers to being sad, depressed; "the fall" as in your spirit, or mood, falling - I appreciate your visits - shalom and peace also.
Date: 5/7/2020 7:37:00 PM
Oh I love this! I've been afraid to touch this one, thinking too literally and scaring myself; but I relate to this SO much! Except that I had to look up who Lizzie Borden was, my mother would have known ;), This a winner for me, good luck in the contest! xomo
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Pigeon Tart
Date: 5/8/2020 4:48:00 PM
Heh, not scared at all... quite in touch with my own dark side. ;),
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 5/8/2020 1:55:00 PM
I've been grusomely obsessed with Lizzie Borden for years! (I hope it didn't scare you too much) Glad you liked this - you should try to do one; I'm sure it would be awesome :)
Date: 5/7/2020 9:17:00 AM
And like a rainbow, you are a messenger of hope to the world. Very, very nicely listed, my dear friend! Peace and Love, Gershon
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 5/8/2020 5:01:00 PM
It always cheers me up to see a rainbow - so I will gladly take the compliment! Many thanks, gw!
Date: 5/6/2020 8:32:00 PM
love the way you did this, especially the ending... an illusion... wonderful, best wishes in the contest...hugs :)
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 5/8/2020 5:02:00 PM
I much appreciate your taking the time to comment, thank you, sandra!
Date: 5/6/2020 1:46:00 PM
i.e., a woman for all seasons not needing seasoning? Aloha! Rico
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Date: 5/6/2020 9:06:00 AM
Well done! These days a bit more effort needed to keep the darkness at bay!...........pat
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Date: 5/6/2020 2:02:00 AM
I'd better be looking out on those Lizzie Borden days, haha! I know what you mean though. I love all your wonderful images (bridge/wall/lift/fall). You speak for so many of us who have a gamut of what 'I Am' means. So nice to get to know you better, Michelle, even the oxymoron aspects (to which I so relate!) Well done, I know this will do well in Andrea's contest ~ John
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Date: 5/6/2020 12:48:00 AM
Michelle, a beautiful write. Liked it. Full of imagery of your qualities and routine. Best. Mohan
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