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New Year

|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °| © © © © © © © © © At midnight, he'll propose a toast and raise to light a fluted glass, as they gaze, muted, at their host Though in his eye may sting a tear, he knows theirs will stay dry, en masse, as they ring in the coming year That he alone bears witness to this cheerless savoir-faire, is clear but he's forgot (or never knew) such camaraderie, at most, is retrospect to spirits here, where every guest is but a ghost... At midnight, he'll propose a toast that he alone bears witness to |° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °|° °| © © © © © © © © ©

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Date: 11/19/2018 1:51:00 PM
This is simply beautiful Lycia! Congratulations on your first placement in Brian's contest! : )
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Lycia Harding
Date: 11/20/2018 12:22:00 AM
Thank you, Connie! xoxo
Date: 6/7/2016 7:34:00 AM
I like your take n the contest.
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Lycia Harding
Date: 6/11/2016 8:12:00 PM
Thanks, Richard and congrats on your win, as well! xoxo
Date: 6/6/2016 9:43:00 PM
I had a feeling I had read this once before it gave me a deja vu feeling which was fitting with the write. A great one that it is, I congratulate you and thank you for writing.
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Lycia Harding
Date: 6/7/2016 12:40:00 AM
Thank you so much, Casarah! Great 'off-season' topic for inspiration. Keep 'em comin! xoxo
Date: 1/26/2016 9:27:00 PM
LYCIA, Congrats on your Best love poem #3 win. Hugs -- LINDA --
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Date: 1/14/2016 4:47:00 AM
Wonderful write n sweet win Lycia .. big congrats!
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Date: 1/13/2016 11:56:00 AM
Lycia, Congratulations on your awesome win. Love ** SKAT
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Date: 1/5/2016 2:09:00 PM
Beautiful words my dear ,no wonder this spectacular write is the poem of the day....great write really, hugs / / :) dalia
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Lycia Harding
Date: 1/6/2016 12:01:00 PM
Thank you, my Dear! xoxo
Date: 12/29/2015 5:09:00 PM
Congratulations on Poem of the Day....and more Congratulations on such a spectacular write.....
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/31/2015 8:53:00 PM
Thank you, Judy! xoxo
Date: 12/29/2015 4:16:00 PM
Great sonnet Lyci congrats on Poem of the day and good luck in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/31/2015 8:54:00 PM
Thank you, Jan! xoxo
Date: 12/29/2015 2:53:00 PM
Very well conceived and executed, Lycia. My best regards for the coming New Year! :-) john
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/31/2015 8:54:00 PM
Thank you, John! xoxo
Date: 12/29/2015 2:44:00 PM
A great POTD. congratulations!
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/31/2015 8:54:00 PM
Thank you, Ralph! xoxo
Date: 12/29/2015 7:22:00 AM
Very well done, grats on poem of the day
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/31/2015 8:55:00 PM
Thank you, Casarah! xoxo
Date: 12/29/2015 4:20:00 AM
- Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. Lycia ! - Best wishes for a good and peaceful New Year :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/31/2015 8:57:00 PM
Thank you, Anne Lise and the same to you! xoxo
Date: 12/27/2015 5:48:00 AM
Nice to read this one Lycia... Skat
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Lycia Harding
Date: 12/28/2015 5:14:00 AM
Thank you, Skitty SKAT. xoxo