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QUEEN OF HEARTS Queen of Hearts, delightful and red, Baked some tarts, or so it is said, Left them to cool on the windowsill: Knave of Hearts then ate his fill. Queen called the King to remonstrate - Court-royal was assembled to adjudicate: Knave was guilty, plain to see, But the court-royal set him free. Queen called her queen-friends, spades and clubs. They agreed it was the grossest of snubs, Suggested punishment for the King so red: No dinner, no tv, no sleeping in her bed. More tarts were baked in fulness of time. Eating them was made a serious crime By Queen’s new red husband, The legally reliable King of Diamond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Written for Paula Swanson's Contest "Pick A Card, Any Card"

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 6/8/2011 10:55:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Paula's "Pick A Card"contest Sydney. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/7/2011 8:32:00 AM
Congrats Sydney on your HM in Paula's contest....enjoyed.
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Date: 6/6/2011 9:34:00 PM
VEry fun poem. This one actually reminded me of Alice in Wonderland. If you didn't do one for Alice contest and need an entry, I think you could use this!
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Date: 6/6/2011 9:52:00 AM
:) Got a good laugh out of the way the queen of hearts punished her king and took off with the King of Diamonds, Syd. Great poem! Congratulations on your success in Paula's contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 5/26/2011 7:06:00 AM
Thank you for sharing the heart of your poetry with us here at Poetrysoup. I enjoyed reading your fasinating poetry this morning and I look forward to reading more of your poetry Syd. Love, Carol
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Date: 5/25/2011 6:24:00 PM
hahaha. Only you could do this, Sydney. Stunning piece of work. I liiiiiike. :))
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