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My Favorite Doll

Ordinary dolls for me weren’t too exciting. Dolls I wanted had to be sure-fire delighting! Dolls like Chatty Cathy or ones with tapes to play. . . Speak, and a devise would store what your doll would say. These dear Santa never brought as a gift for me. Barbie, though, and trolls I got underneath my tree. Tiny Thumbelina was one doll that I raved to my mom about because she’s the doll I craved! Crank her knob, she’d move her head sweetly to and fro like a real child on my bed. How I loved her so! Inspired by Linda-Marie Bariana's Contest: "Toyland"

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Date: 3/21/2011 8:01:00 AM
I had only one doll that I can remember. I grew up with brothers and parents friends mostly had boys so I was more of a tomboy. This poem took me way back. love phyl
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Date: 1/5/2011 4:50:00 AM
Congratulations Andrea on your win in the "Toyland" contest by Linda-Marie. Love, Carol
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Date: 1/4/2011 2:56:00 PM
I remember these dolls and congrats on this terrific 2nd.place win.It was great Andrea.~Luv~Teresa
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Date: 1/4/2011 4:44:00 AM
Congratulations on the second place win in the contest of Linda, Andrea
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Date: 1/4/2011 4:17:00 AM
Hi Andrea. Congratulations on your result in the contest with this great piece. A thoroughly deserved success. Eamon
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Date: 1/4/2011 3:24:00 AM
yes! applause to you on your win, andrea :) nette
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Date: 1/3/2011 7:49:00 PM
Many congratulations for this success Andrea. Some toys do hold a special place for us.
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Date: 1/3/2011 6:34:00 PM
No wonder this poem was chosen to be among the best in the contest! I did not play with dolls (for a very obvious reason), but I am old enough to remember Chatty Cathy and Tiny Thumbelina from old television commercials. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/3/2011 6:21:00 PM
congratulations Andrea on second place in Linda's contest with this" beautiful" poem~~
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Date: 1/3/2011 6:13:00 PM
Congrats to you!!!!!!
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Date: 1/3/2011 5:35:00 PM
You reminded me of my childhood and the mention of these same dolls were such fond memories! Well done, Andrea! Congratulations!!
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Date: 1/3/2011 5:18:00 PM
I don't remember Thumbelina?? I bet she was real cute! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Date: 1/3/2011 4:59:00 PM
Congrats Andrea on your success in my Toyland contest.. ... my winners list just posted today luv..
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Date: 12/24/2010 12:48:00 PM
I applaud you Andrea!! Although I never played with dolls myself, I do know good poetry when I read it. Rhyme is my favorite style, and you did a great job on this poem. It sounds as if it rolls from your soul. Very enjoyable. Ron
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Date: 12/23/2010 8:32:00 PM
thankxxx for supporting my current contest Andrea.. good luck and happy holidays with luv..
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Date: 12/20/2010 2:20:00 PM
Sweet poetry of your younger days Andrea. I bet you had hours of fun with them, as many little girls did. Good luck in the contest >> James :)
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Date: 12/20/2010 8:16:00 AM
Nice poem Andrea. Dolls are special friends to little girls. Good luck in the toy contest. Diane
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Date: 12/19/2010 11:27:00 AM
Loved this great poem, great content
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Date: 12/18/2010 3:20:00 PM
And then there was that doll, "Tinkle." She was very cute, BUT! Not getting your doll for Christmas has broken my heart. As usual, you be de one. Love, Dave
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Date: 12/18/2010 12:20:00 PM
I really enjoyed this one Andrea.Good luck in the contest.My hubbie knows Christmas time is my fav.so he does his best to make me happy.You and yours have a very Merry Christmas.Your friend Teresa But he has his days he's not perfect by a long shot HAHA.
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Date: 12/18/2010 11:34:00 AM
a real doll of a poem to say the least, all the best in the contest, OH! and soup mail.
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Date: 12/18/2010 7:24:00 AM
Chatty Cathy was the only doll I really loved, Andrea, but I bet Thumbelina was very cute! I would have enjoyed playing with her too if you could make her move. This old tomboy is still laughing over your comments about the football collaboration. You can blame my father for my love for football. I took his side and watched the games with him as my mother and sister complained. It brought us closer and I still think of Dad when watching football. Best wishes in the contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 12/18/2010 6:35:00 AM
Forgot........Thank you for the comment to my poem.
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Date: 12/18/2010 6:21:00 AM
Nice poem.
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Date: 12/18/2010 5:59:00 AM
Hi. Once again you have created a gem. Thanks for kind comment and DO WRITE that poem about speaking out now. Write it as if only you will see it and then post it. Don't worry about others , As Louis MacNeice wrote, 'A poet should not be afraid of being thought either sentimental or vulgar'. Eamon
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