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Opal is supposed to be my birthstone
Crazy but I don’t own one
The scales,  my zodiac sign
Oh Yes! I am supposed to be well
Balanced and on the surface I 
Exhibit a calm manner but 
Really?  on the cusp of Scorpio?

Written Saturday, August 8, 2015
Birthdate October 20th 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 2/14/2016 9:11:00 PM
Introspective and sentimental. My sign is Leo the Lion, which although I think is cool, I consider myself more timid than fierce. Haha. I see a little tinge of your sarcastic nature in this. Cool poem.
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Date: 11/7/2015 7:04:00 PM
G'day Suz, what a meaningful verse says alot but contains a mystery of the women who wrote it, cheers Kev
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Kevin Fairbrother
Date: 11/7/2015 7:06:00 PM
Belated birthday wishes as well, hope you had a great and wonderful time on your holiday Kev
Date: 9/17/2015 2:58:00 AM
It does make a difference Suz. I have three little Scorpios and they all have inventive minds. I would say your creativity comes from both Libra and Scorpio! I enjoyed this!
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Date: 9/12/2015 10:06:00 PM
Well done! Janice
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Date: 8/26/2015 8:42:00 PM
Works beautifully, and love the last line. Great Acrostic, Suzanne, from a Capricorn (sign of the grouchy drunk) Viv x
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 8/27/2015 1:12:00 PM
Hi ViV: Nice to hear from you. I have had my brother in town and staying here. No time to be introspective ha ha, I can't imagine you being grouchy or drunk...lol SuZ
Date: 8/24/2015 8:49:00 PM
I usually HATE this form but this one is so smooth and connected you scarcely notice it. I could never pull it off. Great job!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 8/27/2015 1:13:00 PM
Thanks Mary: I appreciate your thoughtful comments. Back atcha soon. SuZ
Date: 8/12/2015 3:38:00 PM
I'm Libra too, Oct 7th. Have about six opals. I also have a set of scales. I like the way you worded this. :)
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 8/27/2015 1:15:00 PM
Thanks Debbie: Amazing. I can often tell weight and time without clocks or scales. I come from an opal hearted country so it is internal and eternal for me. Love, SuZ
Date: 8/9/2015 11:28:00 AM
Your poem is clever, descriptive, and imaginative. Well done. Emile.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 8/27/2015 1:18:00 PM
Thankyou Emile.......always appreciated. Will have time to come to your work and read soon. SuZ
Date: 8/9/2015 10:44:00 AM
I like how you went with humor!! So ARE you calm and mellow? I am! Libra is my "ascending" zodiac sign. I am mainly Virgo/Taurus!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 8/27/2015 1:19:00 PM
Hi Andrea: Forgive this late response. Yes I am logical and methodical. My Chinese Birth year is the Ox. Hope all is well. Love, SuZ