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Perfect Pearl for contest

I am a beautiful freshwater pearl An oyster wasn’t my mum I was developed by a special mussel* With a name as long as your arm My home was in a Scottish river Fast flowing with salmon aboard In the River Tay fishes hither and dither I am displayed now and much admired I am Abernathy Pearl** you see Spherical shape I am perfection No other pearl matches up to me Desired without exception. My nickname is The Little Willie Pearl Named after the man who found me Bill Abernathy is his name a pearl diver His fame will go down in history There is a new rule now in Scotland Pearl fishing is no longer allowed So my perfection will never be ousted For this I make Scotland proud. • Unionoidae mussel species Margaritifera margaritifera ** Nicknamed "The Little Willie Pearl", this freshwater pearl was found in the River Tay in 1967 and is considered the most perfect pearl ever discovered in Scotland. It was discovered by a professional pearl diver named Bill Abernathy, who gave the pearl both it official name and nickname. It rested in a jewellery store in Carincross for nearly thirty years until it was sold in 1992. 02/03/2013

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Date: 3/6/2013 10:19:00 AM
Is this where 'little willies' come from luv,, super write and love the info xx
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Seren Roberts
Date: 3/9/2013 6:05:00 PM
more than likely to do with the cold weather i expect ....Seren
Date: 3/6/2013 8:56:00 AM
Seren as stand alone poem this is great and I love it, but with the added information that gives the thing a whole new lease of life, it is excellent...David
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Date: 3/9/2013 6:05:00 PM
Thank you David, glad you liked it ...Seren
Date: 3/6/2013 8:17:00 AM
Oh Seren, you really are not just a pretty face, are you.. this is wonderful informative poetry,,, i'm missing you girl i really am.. but i will catch up eventually...
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Seren Roberts
Date: 3/9/2013 6:06:00 PM
lol Harry not even ...glad you enjoyed reading it ...Seren
Date: 3/5/2013 7:15:00 PM
Informative and wonderfully written! Good luck in the contest. Hugs
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Date: 3/9/2013 6:06:00 PM
Thanks Cecilia ....Seren
Date: 3/4/2013 8:32:00 PM
VEry nice, I learned something! BG
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Seren Roberts
Date: 3/9/2013 6:06:00 PM
Hello Barbara nice to see you here....Seren
Date: 3/4/2013 6:02:00 AM
Excellent. A perfect pearl is shown in your poem. Well done. All the best for contest. Tfs
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Seren Roberts
Date: 3/4/2013 12:26:00 PM
Thank you so much Ravi. ...Seren
Date: 3/4/2013 2:34:00 AM
Seren this is so lovely. Well done. All thebest for the contest.
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Seren Roberts
Date: 3/4/2013 12:27:00 PM
Tahera you aleays have nice things to say , thank you ...Seren
Date: 3/4/2013 2:19:00 AM
very nice..new to me the idea..well done
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Seren Roberts
Date: 3/4/2013 2:20:00 AM
Hello, thank you for stopping by ...Seren