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My Inner Child

My inner child I oftentimes let show. “She” likes me using spontaneity. When my inhibitions I let go, a litte bit audacious I can be. In ESL, I act out words with ease. My inner child I oftentimes let show. In front of students, on my hands and knees I’ve demonstrated push-ups from high to low! At sixty-six on water slides I’ll go. My grandkids were surprised when I did zip line. My inner child I oftentimes let show. The rides at carnivals I fine divine! Giggling or guffawing, I love to laugh. Short skirts I'll wear, and long my hair does grow. I don’t even mind if I make a gaffe. My inner child I oftentimes let show. Sept. 4, 2021 For Chantelle Anne Cooke's Your Inner Child Poetry Contest

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Date: 9/8/2021 3:28:00 PM
Sixty six is the new forty nowadays, keep going gal, I love letting my kid loose now and then, push ups are getting hard on the elbows though :) Take care Richard.
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Date: 9/6/2021 9:45:00 AM
Love this! Who would have thought I would zipline too! Scary but I did it three times in different venues: Antigua (my first), private island near Haiti (zipped over the ocean, and one other over the canopy perhaps Belize or Roatán.
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Date: 9/6/2021 4:22:00 AM
I love this! Me too!!! YAY. Love it. God bless you always sweet friend. Love, Gina
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Date: 9/5/2021 2:57:00 AM
From the little time I got to know of YOU, I got to know of your inner child too...because "She" pops up often and says "hello" to me...even from those mails of yours that I read... and I do love "Her"... as she is so ADORABLE. Enjoyed reading and am sure this will place high. A very happy birthday to you sweet friend... Hugs.. ~ Ani
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/5/2021 9:20:00 AM
thanks so much, sweetie pie!
Date: 9/5/2021 12:58:00 AM
Andrea,Your blog comment is much appreciated..keep the last quatrain fresh each day
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Date: 9/4/2021 6:18:00 PM
Nice one, Andrea. Age is just number to me and we all can still be young at heart. This poem is like an encouragement to release the inner child and have fun.
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Date: 9/4/2021 1:18:00 PM
Think young stay young, grown-ups are boring, Cant wait to go to Florida again to get on them rides. Enjoy your verse Andrea, good luck. Tom
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/4/2021 4:52:00 PM
Sadly, Tom, as much as I still love rides, they now do a number on me. I get very queasy after going on one or two. I really hate what age does to us!
Date: 9/4/2021 11:17:00 AM
Andrea, 'In front of students, on my hands and knees ~~ I’ve demonstrated push-ups from high to low!' You're such a character, I love your poem 'My Inner Child'. Chantelle, with her witty & wonderful contests.., keeps pulling me in. And you know when it comes to poems and skirts people tend to love 'em when there short. Not me though, I like 'em epic! Happy Saturday wishes for you this Labor Day week-end Andrea. -Richard
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Quoth TheRaven
Date: 9/4/2021 6:41:00 PM
Andrea, Forgot to mention, I watched you reciting Cinder Girl again for the umpteenth time today. -Richard
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/4/2021 4:51:00 PM
this was fun to do. Thanks, my friend.
Date: 9/4/2021 9:59:00 AM
Amazing take on the contest, Andrea! Good luck!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/4/2021 4:51:00 PM
thank you!
Date: 9/4/2021 9:31:00 AM
This is a marvelous picture of everything I expected Andrea Dietrich to be. Simply lovely. Good writing, as always. I expect to see this at or near the top of Chantelle's list!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/4/2021 4:50:00 PM
Thanks, Milt!