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Mighty Big Ben

Ben Franklin wise statesman scientist columnist. Ben's passwords - Poor Richard's crackerjack almanack. Did Silence Dogood sense women's rights and insights? Philly fire would inspire Ben's brilliance - insurance Self-taught, thence Ben invents bifocals smart mogul. Next project he'd perfect ladder chair with step stair. Millionaire takes a dare Kites and keys lightning please. A new hat diplomat Ben would dance off to France. Death's format too soon at eighty-four Ben's closed door. September 18, 2020 contest: Threes Please sponsor: Beth Evans

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Date: 9/19/2020 11:12:00 PM
Reason, this is a remarkable summary of a great man's life. Franklin was so learned and gifted in many areas, kind of America's Leonardo da Vinci. Well done, I congratulate and celebrate your 1st place victory!
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Date: 9/20/2020 4:52:00 AM
What an encouraging reply, John. You make my Sunday sunnier. Thanks! I could have covered several more inventions and his politics, but the limit of 40 lines slowed me down. I like the comparison to da Vinci.
Date: 9/19/2020 8:26:00 PM
Reason, great job on 1st place :) congratulations on your win. Hugs eve
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Date: 9/19/2020 8:49:00 PM
Appreciate your comment and commendation, Eve. It is a fun form using a three syllable foot instead of an iambic footle. May do another sometime. Have a great rest of the week's end.
Date: 9/19/2020 6:59:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement Reason! Linda
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Date: 9/19/2020 7:21:00 PM
Thank you, Linda, so glad for the read and your reply. Have a terrific Sunday.
Date: 9/19/2020 6:30:00 PM
Terrific originality, Reason, congratulations.
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Date: 9/19/2020 7:23:00 PM
thanks for the placement, Beth. I like the form better than footle. Would love to have met Ben.