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One Step At a Time

adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition, word play A ONE STEP AT A TIME © Life is but a hopscotch path Players vying for placement Rules to follow aground Tokens used for good luck Practice runs lead to safe landings Over ever-changing terrains Hop skip and jump! Land on a crack You break your Mudder’s back Marbles fill a bag of loot Once directed into home holes Missed turns are your takings Marbled cat eyes forever coveted! Crayons come in packs Pick a colour to your taste Roses are red Violets are blue Black is for rain clouds Gone is a sun yellow A is for Apple- B is for Bunny- C is for caterwauling Letters up for a draw Lettered tongues speak The bad, good and the ugly Making mountains out of mole hills! Name-calling never hurts Pain hurts from thrown stones Calling one to take a chance Towards another hopscotch With hop skips and jumps One step, two steps, three steps more!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 7/28/2020 9:17:00 PM
Tastefully done Diane enjoyed reading...
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Date: 5/28/2015 10:51:00 AM
Great lines with majestic eloquence.. Your meandering of words still did not prevent your peice from giving out its message. This is an absolute 7!
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Diane M Quinlan
Date: 5/31/2015 11:57:00 AM
Thank you so much in reading this meandering of words---I am glad I didn't break down and shorten...perhaps it would have lost your wonderful high mark! This gives me great courage to put my thoughts out there. I am so glad I chose to share this one.....didee

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