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Millie and Billy were only five years old but didn't always do what they were told. Mom and Dad took them to visit the zoo Millie wore a pink hat, and Billie's was blue Mom said, "Children, we must stay together, and wear a raincoat in case of rainy weather." Millie whispered in Billy's ear until he giggled and danced in circles, wobbled and wiggled. They fed striped zebra and watched seals swim. Had lunch under a tree and climbed on a limb. They rode the little train that encircled the park, neither aware that it was now cloudy and dark. They both laughed at elephants having a bath but didn't notice they were on the wrong path because Mom and Dad were nowhere in sight. Millie took Billy's hand and held it real tight. They heard thunder louder than the lion's roar and then suddenly a cold rain started to pour. They were soaking wet without their raincoats and huddled together near a pen of baby goats. Someone was calling them with a familiar voice Millie and Billy knew they'd made a bad choice by wandering too far off from Mom and Dad. They were all together and everyone was glad. November 8, 2022 Be Creative Contest Sponsor: Eve Roper

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Date: 11/22/2022 11:36:00 AM
- ... and it turned out to be a lovely day ... congratulations on your win, Jenna :) -
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/22/2022 11:41:00 AM
Thanks so much, Anne-Lise.
Date: 11/22/2022 2:52:00 AM
Love it! Congrats and God bless you, Love, Gina
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Date: 11/22/2022 11:41:00 AM
Thanks, Gina.
Date: 11/21/2022 10:07:00 PM
Beautiful rhyme, indeed! Congratulations!
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/22/2022 11:40:00 AM
Thanks, Chris.
Date: 11/21/2022 7:53:00 PM
Jenna, thank you for entering the contest. I love your very creative children nursery poem. Congratulations on your win. Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. Many blessings to you and yours
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/22/2022 11:40:00 AM
Thanks, and have a happy day as well.
Date: 11/9/2022 5:03:00 AM
Jenna, A joyful read indeed as my own memories of the zoo through the eyes of a child were conjured by your playful poem!! Fun to read this morning!! Happy Wednesday xxoo
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/9/2022 2:27:00 PM
I’m happy it brought you good memories. Thanks, Mike.
Date: 11/8/2022 7:55:00 PM
Oh boy ! I was worried that wasn't going to have a happy ending. Beaut poem, Jenna , I hung on every word. Your poems flow so easily and this makes them such a pleasure to read. I have a feeling your natural poetic talent enables you to write in an even fluent manner just as its read. I bet you don't have to ponder over each word or phrase. Am I right?
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/9/2022 2:26:00 PM
Lol Wendy. I had to write a happy ending because it’s a nursery rhyme. Thanks for reading and leaving your kind comments. I write, let it sit then adjust using synonyms that work better. Poetry needs editing unless it’s just a few short lines.
Date: 11/8/2022 2:54:00 PM
Good nursery rhymes need these little cautionary tales embedded, children take notice, and get the moral pretty quick, you crafted this one so well Jenna, with just the right amount of fun and danger, another winner methinks, cheers David
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/9/2022 2:20:00 PM
I’m very pleased you enjoyed my lines. thanks so much, David. I look forward to reading all the entries.
Date: 11/8/2022 12:58:00 PM
Marvelous story well told. Millie and Billy learned a most important lesson that day.
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Date: 11/8/2022 2:25:00 PM
Yes, they did. Thanks, Milt.
Date: 11/8/2022 11:58:00 AM
Great enthralling piece Jenna, with great rhyme and flow.we've all got lost in a crowd once in our lives. Blessings,Gordon
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Jenna Logan
Date: 11/8/2022 2:25:00 PM
Thank you very much, Gordon.