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My Favorite Hat

I see it in the shop window, blue straw, white braided trim. On the back it has a lovely bow. I buy it on a whim and don it, sink or swim. I wear it on the avenue. I wear it on the street. So happy in my hat of blue, I smile at all I meet and some of them I greet. The sunshine is so blinding bright, my eyes begin to blink. A fellow thinks to his delight, I am sending him a wink. A big mistake, I think. I hurry to my little home, to one whose waiting there. I promise him I’ll no more roam. My blue hat I’ll only wear for the one for whom I care. For Favorite Hat contest sponsored by Carol won a 5th in this

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Date: 4/9/2011 6:37:00 PM
So cool to see you in the top five Joyce. Congratulations on your worthy poem's honered 5th Place! The honor in reading was mine. Agape, Moses
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Date: 4/9/2011 10:59:00 AM
Congrats Joyce on your well deserved win in the contest---kashinath
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Date: 4/9/2011 10:37:00 AM
Congratulations on the fifth place win in the contest, Joyce
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Date: 4/9/2011 2:43:00 AM
Congratulations Joyce on your super win.A very delightful, sweet poem indeed on your hat. Love, Gautami
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Date: 4/8/2011 10:17:00 PM
I can picture you wearing yur blue hat Joyce. Lovely. Many congrats for this win.
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Date: 4/8/2011 3:59:00 PM
Congrats Joyce on your super win in the bonnet contest with this excellent and extraordinary entry and write my friend.. enjoy your top spot where the air is as rare as your beautiful words..luv and happy weekend too..
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Date: 4/8/2011 2:03:00 PM
Love this poem, Joyce. Congratulations on your success in Carol's contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 4/8/2011 1:36:00 PM
Many congrats : )
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Date: 4/8/2011 1:17:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement in my contest Joyce. The poems were all so good was hard to judge. Love, Carol
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Date: 3/11/2011 8:09:00 AM
How funny that your "blink" made this fellow think you were winking at him, Joyce. Such a special hat this is! It reminds me of the days when we used to parade on the boardwalk in Atlantic City where the Easter bonnet contest was held. So many beautiful hats were seen! Today, young women seem only to wear sun visors. Give me a hat like this any day! Best wishes in Carol's contest, dear. I think she'll love this. Love you, Carolyn
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Date: 3/10/2011 8:41:00 PM
Good luck in the contest you have a nice entry luv ~Virginia
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Date: 3/10/2011 2:34:00 PM
Best of luck in the contest, Im sure Carol will enjoy it asmuch as I did....aways Michael
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