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In A World That Has Gone Mad

We are living in a world that has gone mad, a world that is now filled with fear. Love is now been replaced with me, I must get all I can. So what happens when this all blows over, and we are back to normal. That day cannot come soon enough, but will we ever be the same. There are lessons here to be learned, the things we have been told since we were very young. Wash your hands before eating and do not cough or sneeze on others, stay home in bed when you are sick. Maybe we needed this to remind us that we are still human, that the rules we grew up with still apply in a world that has gone mad. Date Written: 3/15/2020 Poem of the Day Winner 3/17/2020

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Date: 3/19/2020 8:55:00 PM
This is an excellent well-written poem. Completely on topic and inspired. Ann
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/20/2020 10:24:00 AM
Thank You, for writing. It was good to hear from you. So glad you like it. Have a wonderful weekend & be safe.............
Date: 3/19/2020 2:16:00 AM
Excellent Paula. We must all practice what we preach to our children. Congratulations on your wonderful POTD! xxoo
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Date: 3/18/2020 1:56:00 PM
You know, all these common-sense 'precautions' are just 'going back to the basics' in a very real way! … And isn't it ironic that the world waited to go mad until 'Mad Magazine' finally stopped publishing?! LOL. Thanks, Paula
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/18/2020 6:00:00 PM
You are so right. Thank You, for writing. Enjoy your day writing away.......
Date: 3/18/2020 4:31:00 AM
In every single state of Life, a face of human nature emerges! Always learning to adapt to a beautiful nature in a mighty Nature! Most sincere prayers for Humanity. A wonderful rendition! Congratulations, Paula, on your POTD honour! A delight reading your poetry! Best regards and blessings.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/18/2020 5:59:00 PM
Thank You, for reading, writing and congratulations. Glad you like it. This is a real honor. Enjoy your day...........
Date: 3/18/2020 1:15:00 AM
Paula, I applaud your potd for its reminder to be humane to one another, especially during crises. "That day cannot come soon enough" - I couldn't agree more. Congrats, and happy birthday! ~ John
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/18/2020 5:56:00 PM
Thank You, for reading, writing, congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes. This win helped me get through this rough week. Take Care...............
Date: 3/18/2020 12:03:00 AM
Well done, Paula. Congratulations on Poem of the Day! ~Mark
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Date: 3/17/2020 9:19:00 PM
There is so much going on around us, in this world. Yes, we are still human. It is best to do all that we can, to help prevent different things from spreading. Congratulations Paula, on Poem of the Day. ~ Brandy
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Date: 3/17/2020 7:37:00 PM
Congratulations, Paula, on POTD. Great write with a well description of the actions of the human race.
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Date: 3/17/2020 6:16:00 PM
I think people will come together as they have in the past but whether the closeness lasts who knows... great write, congratulations on your potd
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/18/2020 5:47:00 PM
Thank You, for reading, writing and your congratulations. This has changed the world. I hope for the better.........
Date: 3/17/2020 5:25:00 PM
Our heads feel as tamborines on either side smashing.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 5:46:00 PM
Thank You for your note. It is a hard time. Enjoy your day writing away................
Date: 3/17/2020 4:18:00 PM
Paula, congratulations on your POTD! Well deserved and a wonderful reflection on what we will do after all the chaos calms down. Really nice write.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 5:44:00 PM
Thank You, for reading and writing. I am so honored by this win. It means so much to me. Glad you like it. Have a good week...............
Date: 3/17/2020 4:07:00 PM
Paula, congratulations on POTD. Best wishes~ Warren.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 5:40:00 PM
It was nice to get your congratulations and best wishes. Thanks for reading and writing. Have a wonderful day............
Date: 3/17/2020 3:54:00 PM
Congratulations Paula on POTD... This is serious...certainly a consciousness I won't forget...Keep myself and everything around as clean as possible...
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 5:38:00 PM
Thank You, so much for writing and for your congratulations. Yes, guess we must all stay cleaner to keep the virus away. Have a wonderful week.......
Date: 3/17/2020 1:30:00 PM
- You're right Paula ... there's a lot to learn from this situation we are in today ... we should never take the liberty for granted ... is my number one :) - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. :) - Take care, my friend :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/18/2020 3:29:00 PM
- Sad to hear about your canceled birthday, Paula - Congratulations on your day ... maybe you can celebrate next year :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 2:48:00 PM
You are the first one I have read. I am so very honored to be POTD. "Thank You" to who ever did this. Yesterday, I had to cancel my birthday party for this Sat because of the virus. I have been working on it for 2 years. Needless to say, yesterday I was down in the dumps. Today's win makes it extra special for me. Enjoy your day.......
Date: 3/17/2020 12:53:00 PM
Good message Paula, Congrats on POTD
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 2:51:00 PM
Thank You, for reading, writing & the congratulations. It is a honor for my poem & myself. Enjoy your day........
Date: 3/17/2020 12:35:00 PM
Paula, congratulations on your POTD with this wonderful write, enjoy the honor _Constance
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:05:00 PM
Thank You, for writing. Glad you like it. It was fun to write. This is a wonderful honor for myself and for my poem. A huge Thank You, to everyone. Have a wonderful week......................
Date: 3/17/2020 9:04:00 AM
Paula, it’s a pleasure to return and extend my congratulations to you for the honor and well deserved recognition of POTD. Wonderfully done! Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 2:59:00 PM
Thank You, so much for your note. It had been a very rough week and it is only Tues. It is a honor for my poem & myself. I am so glad you like it. Enjoy your day........
Date: 3/17/2020 8:47:00 AM
Awesome...well done.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:00:00 PM
Thanks for writing. Glad you like it. It was fun to write. Have a wonderful week............................
Date: 3/17/2020 8:36:00 AM
Good call out! Congratulations! Outstanding poem
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:08:00 PM
Thank You, for your note. Glad you like it. I am so thrilled. Enjoy your day writing away......................
Date: 3/17/2020 7:30:00 AM
We are now in the Mad-Cow category list lol...the world is still the same... it's us Mad-Humans that are on top of the list...Congrats!! on POTD!! Paula...a wake-up call to all...great write my friend...all the best and stay safe from the Wingster...^WW^ :o)
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:11:00 PM
I remember the Mad-Cow that went on. Thank You, for writing and your congratulations. This means more than words can say. Glad you enjoyed it. Yes, stay safe and have a wonderful week...............
Date: 3/17/2020 6:54:00 AM
Congrats Paula on poem of the day--good reminders your poem offers.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:17:00 PM
Thank You, for writing. I am so very honored. Enjoy your week....................
Date: 3/17/2020 2:45:00 AM
Back with congrats Paula on POTD honours, Tom
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:15:00 PM
Thank You, for writing to me again. I love to hear from the other writers. Your congratulations means a lot. I am honored. Have a wonderful week.............. 
Date: 3/16/2020 9:47:00 PM
Oh yes! I love the spirit of your amazing poem, Paula. Your poetic pen rose to the occasion wonderfully with this thoughtful and thought provoking piece. Warmest wishes for you to stay safe and healthy.. ~Susan
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:20:00 PM
Again, Thank You, for reading and writing. It was fun to write. So glad you like it. Have a wonderful week and be safe............................
Date: 3/15/2020 6:51:00 PM
Worrying times Paula, the world has certainly took a dip from normality. All we can do is weather the storm and pray that this virus comes to an end. Stay safe Tom
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:23:00 PM
Yes, pray this virus ends quickly. Can't believe how it has taken over the world. It has done what wars could not. Be safe in this mad world.........
Date: 3/15/2020 6:49:00 PM
Correct...back to basics...keep it clean...A conscious reminder in poem
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 3/17/2020 3:25:00 PM
Thanks for your note. I love hearing from the Soup writers. Yes, it is back to basics, wash and wash some more. Enjoy your day writing away.............