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Anacreontic Verse Busy buzzing bees and beautiful butterflies sip nectar from pretty flowers in my garden. Colourful pansies, scented sweet peas, pink begonias and red carnations brighten the borders. I sit in the sun enjoying the warmth and beauty that surrounds me. Summertime - I just adore this season of the year albeit only for the few warm sunny rain free days that we get on my tiny isle in the UK! Anacreontic Verse 4 Contest Sponsored by Edward Ebbs 07~22~16

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Date: 9/29/2016 8:59:00 PM
Back with my congrats lovely Jan :)-luloo
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Date: 9/29/2016 9:41:00 PM
Thanks LuLoo:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 8/28/2016 10:56:00 PM
Sounds like Our Puget Sound Weather in the state of Washington. But summer can be beautiful here, just not long enough.congratulations on a worthy win. Love, Joyce
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Date: 9/29/2016 9:40:00 PM
Thanks so much Joyce:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 8/27/2016 12:06:00 PM
Umbrella at the ready...Congratulations Jan
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Date: 8/27/2016 12:10:00 PM
Thanks Charlie - I hope it doesn't rain tonight I painted our patio table!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 8/27/2016 9:40:00 AM
Congrats!!!
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Date: 8/27/2016 9:57:00 AM
Thanks Sara:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 8/27/2016 7:22:00 AM
Congrats Jan. I flew into London once and the fog was so thick they had to tie a rope from the stairway of the plane to the terminal doors.
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Date: 8/27/2016 7:29:00 AM
That's scary John - the worst flight we had was to the IOM when my son was about 10 weeks old and in a 'carrytot' car seat... the flying conditions were so bad the plane was delayed about 3 hours - in the end there were only about 8 on the plane.. They had to get a tractor to tow the plane to the terminal and the hostess had to walk with us as the carrytot was almost taking off in the gale force winds - scary... but we still moved to the Island lol :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 8/27/2016 4:50:00 AM
I am so glad I didn't miss this Jan. Congratulations on a well deserved win!
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Date: 8/27/2016 5:51:00 AM
Many thanks Connie:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 8/26/2016 10:04:00 PM
Congrats, Jan. I like the twist at the end. Where in the UK are you?
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Date: 8/27/2016 5:51:00 AM
I live on the Isle of Man which is mid way between England and Ireland:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 8/26/2016 10:00:00 PM
Congrats Jan :)
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Date: 8/27/2016 5:52:00 AM
Thanks for a great placement Ed:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 8/6/2016 4:27:00 PM
I am totally a summer gal and the imagery of your lovely, descriptive words is amazing! You have captured the special moments of the season in all it's joyful simplicity. Most impressive once I read you are from the U.K. considering the rain you live with, like myself on the WestCoast of Canada! Beautiful write, you are a pleasure to read. blessings, lynn
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Date: 8/7/2016 2:46:00 PM
I think the title says it all lol - we don't get long summer days just the odd few nice days and then back to dull rain lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/31/2016 2:43:00 PM
Great job ... CayCay
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Date: 8/7/2016 2:46:00 PM
Thanks as ever for your uspport CayCay:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/31/2016 1:18:00 PM
Words don't have to be fancy or exotic to create stunning images. This lovely poem makes that point with compelling clarity. I enjoyed every word of it, Jan. Thank you for sharing it. hugs x x
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Date: 8/7/2016 2:48:00 PM
I write in a simple style ... preferred form is humour Paul but I do enjoy writing more serious poems from time to time:-)hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/27/2016 1:05:00 AM
Nice one, Jan:) In our place, it's just hot, hotter and hottest..
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Date: 8/7/2016 2:48:00 PM
Thanks Jo I couldn't cope with extreme heat:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/23/2016 4:13:00 PM
Jan! Love this, such a wonderful flow it carries lovely lady, good luck! It will place well, I'm sure :)-luloo
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Date: 7/24/2016 2:54:00 PM
Thanks LuLoo:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/23/2016 3:39:00 PM
I am just back from Galway and a visit to my eldesty brother Derek, Jan. He does sound for summer festivals and is convinced the weather patterns have changed to wet summers for ten years now. No wonder our childhood summers seem more sunny!
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Date: 7/24/2016 2:55:00 PM
I know we have memories of childhood and they definitely were sunnier - I agree the weather patterns have changed and I know we have less sunny days now:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/23/2016 10:40:00 AM
I think it would be the only down side to living on your island. you get too much rain and gloom? I adore summer and am glad to be where I am. GREAT job, Jan. I have one to post also. If only I could get reads on my last poem!!!
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Date: 7/23/2016 9:26:00 AM
I'm with Demetrios, South Australian summers last for a while too. Though can become a little too hot. So much so that you end up inside anyway. Enjoy the warmth.
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Date: 7/23/2016 4:38:00 AM
Come to Greece my dearest, Jan, and write such beautiful verses but for endless summer days! Haha! Good luck!
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Date: 7/22/2016 9:19:00 PM
Jan , nicely done for the contest, and I am loving this 7 ~
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Date: 7/22/2016 7:43:00 PM
Nice little poem Jan, I know we live in a very hot country but at the moment it is winter and it is Bloody freezing and wet, but to you it is probably warm, bring on the summer, I hope your son enjoys our country, what part of Oz. is he coming to, hope you are well my friend.......Vera
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Date: 7/22/2016 4:02:00 PM
You should come to Florida...it's always summer! Love the write!
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Date: 7/22/2016 4:17:00 PM
I've not been to Florida for many years Mike - would love to return one day:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/22/2016 2:34:00 PM
lovely, jan! enjoy them when they come...
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Date: 7/22/2016 2:38:00 PM
We have had the hottest day of the year on Monday - next week showers are predicted as per the norm lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/22/2016 2:33:00 PM
Jan maybe We could swap weathers...My being yearns for some rain,preferably with snowflakes : )..Enjoyed your poem ..and the flowers bloomed so wonderfully.
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Date: 7/22/2016 2:37:00 PM
Yes you can send some sun and I'll send some rain Charma:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 7/22/2016 1:59:00 PM
- We had a great summer day yesterday, but I did not enjoy it ... terrible cold - Long to the next ..... summer day ..... :(( - A lovely poem, Jan - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/22/2016 2:07:00 PM
Thanks Anne Lise - we don't get a long spell of warm weather just the sprinkling of warmish days:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 7/22/2016 1:42:00 PM
A pretty summer picture Jan...wish it would last longer for you.
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Date: 7/22/2016 1:44:00 PM
We get some good days in fact I think Monday was the hottest day of the year - we are in the gulf stream so don't tend to get extreme temperatures experienced in GB Hugs jan xx