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My Favorite Lid

I've worn many types of headgear since I was a little kid. Mostly Golf and Baseball caps, no matter what I did, I guess I always wore a "Lid"! But of all the "Lids" I ever wore, my favorite - I'll exclaim, was the Helmet I wore in Viet Nam, no matter how annoying it became. It was my favorite just the same.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 7/19/2011 4:53:00 PM
Great English Quintain, Ralph. Many congrats on your SUPER WIN. Lainie
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Date: 7/19/2011 11:54:00 AM
Congrats Ralph on another super win with this awesome poetry... interesting lines of your many phases ..of "lids" luv..
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Date: 7/19/2011 9:03:00 AM
very interesting and unique sentiments in your poem Ralph. Congratulations on your win. I served during Nam but never got sent over. Thanks for your service to our country in such trying times.
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Date: 7/19/2011 5:50:00 AM
Congratulations Ralph on your win in Brian Strand's "Poesy"contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/18/2011 11:10:00 PM
great work, ralph...sweetest of cheers to you for the fine win! :)huggs!
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Date: 3/19/2011 1:06:00 AM
wow, I really LOVE how you did yours. I sure wish I had a favorite hat. I can't do this one!! Hope you score big!!
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Date: 3/14/2011 8:13:00 PM
Whoa, Ralph... Interesting twist at the end and I salute YOU as I do ALL VETERANs. Ever read the book My Helmet as a Pillow? Best of Luck in the contest.
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Date: 3/14/2011 1:35:00 PM
surprizing. john
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Date: 3/13/2011 7:21:00 PM
good luck in the contest julie
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Date: 3/13/2011 8:48:00 AM
Awesome, Ralph. You and the Sarge wrote about the same type of cap. The helmet undoubtedly saved many soldiers from serious head injuries, even if they seemed annoying. I think this delightfully worded quintain will rank high in Carol's contest. Wishing you success, my friend, and I appreciate your service to our country. Vietnam vets didn't receive the respect they deserved when they returned from the war. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 3/11/2011 6:58:00 PM
enjoyed reading, i hope it help protect you too
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Date: 3/11/2011 5:54:00 PM
great entry for the contest
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