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The eyes which size them up - KH

"Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do." ~ Katherine Hepburn They see the eyes which size them up Like cows at a county fair Their breasts not nearly firm enough Their hips too narrow; so limp their hair They never get used to it These ordinary plain Janes Gorgeous girls may or may not have brains But a spurned woman forever feels the pain December 15, 2019

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Date: 12/18/2019 6:23:00 PM
I would say, plain women know more about the cruelty, judgement and shallowness of (some) men - but this is very well put, wonderful entry for the contest, gw!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 12/18/2019 10:24:00 PM
I hear you point loud and clear. Well-taken. Thanks, Michelle. Season's Joy, Gershon
Date: 12/17/2019 5:21:00 PM
That ending line says so much!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 12/17/2019 5:31:00 PM
You're right. I managed to refrain from the famous Shakespeare line: "Hell hath no fury like a woman spurned." (But it's true, I think at least insofar as modern wives are concerned!).
Date: 12/16/2019 1:11:00 PM
Nice one my friend. The saddest thing is..plain women are beautiful women, so the quote makes sense and then it doesn't. Best wishes in the contest
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 12/16/2019 2:24:00 PM
To convince a plain woman that she's beautiful takes a lifetime, if she's grown up viewing herself as plain. That's what I've seen anyway. Smiles, Gersohn
Date: 12/15/2019 10:38:00 PM
A sad one! Great write!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 12/16/2019 2:22:00 PM
Sad, but true, methinks. Cheers, Gershon
Date: 12/15/2019 3:25:00 PM
Hi Gershon, What a deep write for the contest theme. I wish you the best of luck in the contest. Enjoy the rest of your day:-) Alexis
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Alexis Y.
Date: 12/15/2019 9:37:00 PM
As far as I know you " keep it real!) I enjoy your poetry my friend:-) Alexis
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 12/15/2019 5:30:00 PM
Thank you so much, Alexis. I do my best to be empathetic, hopefully not in a phony way... Happy Sunday evening to you. Best always, Gershon