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Juneteenth - to celebrate the winds of change, Usurping persecution, cruel and rife ... No privilege allowed can e'er exchange Each right that is endowed a human life. Thus, as we raise our spirits to rejoice, Enjoying, sweet, the liberties we know, Every day reminds us, with hate's voice, Now, as then, we have so far to go ... Today we will remember, 'midst our fun, How as a race, we need to stand ... as ONE.

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Date: 7/16/2018 10:23:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. Well done!
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/20/2018 7:21:00 PM
Many thank you's to you, Susan - blessings! :-)
Date: 7/16/2018 9:02:00 PM
I love this one, Greg. It is "real" poetry. Congrats on your placement in the contest.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/20/2018 7:21:00 PM
That's very sweet of you to say, Carole, and I so appreciate your kindness! Blessings! :-) <3
Date: 7/16/2018 7:38:00 AM
Excellent, Greg! CONGRATS on your win. Janice
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/20/2018 7:20:00 PM
Thank you so much, Janice! :-) <3
Date: 7/15/2018 10:46:00 PM
Mr Barden, fantastic...we do need to stand as one. If religious individuals are so divided... by faith, can see have long way to go. Congrats very well said.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/20/2018 7:20:00 PM
That's very well stated, Barbara, and thank you so much for the very kind comments! Blessings, my friend! :-) <3
Date: 7/15/2018 6:55:00 PM
A very well deserved win, Gregory! I'm glad I tried this challenge at the last minute! Congrats to you, my friend.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/15/2018 9:03:00 PM
Thank you so much, Andrea! I think there was about five minutes left when I entered this, lol ... just under the wire, too! Congrats on your top spot, Buddy! :-) <3
Date: 7/15/2018 3:33:00 PM
Thank you so much for entering my debut contest, Greg!:-) Very nicely done! Congratulations on your win!
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/15/2018 9:02:00 PM
I am honored and humbled to be on a list with such wonderful poets, Edward, and so pleased to have placed! Blessings and thanks to you, my friend! :-)
Date: 7/15/2018 2:40:00 PM
A favorite acrostic of mine now; I have always said One is Won.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/15/2018 9:01:00 PM
Thank you so much, Caren, I greatly appreciate the kind words! :-) <3
Date: 7/15/2018 1:27:00 AM
Excellent acrostic, Greg. " Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness". (very broad statement)
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/15/2018 9:00:00 PM
Many thanks to you, Daniel, I so appreciate it, friend! :-)