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The Only Star For Me Premiere Contest Winner

When desert heat has burned my feet, I’ll reach you on my knees And if it would impress you I’d swing naked through the trees I’d paint myself with honey and I’d swim a sea of bees I’d do these things and more because it’s you I aim to please Should the space between us be a thousand miles of ice I’d cross that wasteland even if my sled was pulled by mice And if a polar bear was there then I would stand and fight For you are my fair maiden and I am your fearless knight If I could I’d drag a trampoline up to the moon I’d bounce high in the lunar sky if it would make you swoon I’d reach up and I’d grab the sun and make for you a ring And if you should accept it then my heart a song would sing My journey back to earth would be by heart shaped parachute I know it’s slightly passé but it’s also kinda cute I would sprinkle sparkles from the pouch fixed to my belt And in the sky they’d spell out why I felt the way I felt For you’re my life, my heartbeat, my true purpose and my being And every star however far and all the stars I’m seeing I would gather every one that I could ever carry And I’d go back to gather more if you said we could marry But just one tiny thing I ask; a marriage contract rider If ever there should be one, would you save me from a spider Were I to count the stars above, how pointless that would be For if you deal with spiders, you’re the only star for me. 3 November 2022 Contest: The Only Star For Me Sponsor: Mystic Rose Rose

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Date: 11/13/2022 7:24:00 AM
A big Congrats Terry…BTW for me, its in our marriage contract to defend her from June bugs.
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Terry Flood
Date: 11/13/2022 2:46:00 PM
Thanks, Mark. I know absolutely and for certain that if I say, “What’s a June Bug?” You will say, “Bugs that come out in June.” So I won’t ask. ;-)
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Date: 11/13/2022 1:29:00 PM
Thanks, Mark. I know absolutely and for certain that if I say, “What’s a June Bug?” You will say, “Bugs that come out in June.” So I won’t ask. ;-)
Date: 11/11/2022 11:01:00 PM
Back with big congratulations Terry on your well deserved trophy win, get the brasso out. Tom
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Date: 11/13/2022 1:23:00 PM
Thanks, Tom. Spit n polish bloke, me. ;-)
Date: 11/11/2022 10:12:00 PM
Congratulations on your trophy win, Terry:)
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Date: 11/13/2022 1:19:00 PM
Thanks, Jo. Appreciated. Terry
Date: 11/11/2022 12:37:00 PM
A huge congratulations, Terry, on the trophy win. Loved your poem when I read it before, loving to read it again! The humour is just top-notch...and you are a real romantic!
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Date: 11/11/2022 2:36:00 PM
Thank you Malabika. I was well chuffed with this result and Most pleased that you enjoyed so much. Terry
Date: 11/11/2022 11:25:00 AM
Enjoyed your poem. Congratulations your win
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Date: 11/11/2022 11:38:00 AM
Thank you, Karen. Glad you enjoyed. Terry
Date: 11/11/2022 9:30:00 AM
A bit of humor, lots of romance and imagery! I see why you sparkle as the top winner! Congratulations, Terry! ~ Kim
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Date: 11/11/2022 11:38:00 AM
Thank you, Kim. I actually wrote the whole thing with my tongue firmly in my cheek but, when I read it to Annie, she loved it. Terry
Date: 11/11/2022 8:38:00 AM
Fabulous Terry, amusing and romantic is what you’d do for your love. Congratulations on your well deserved top spot win in the contest… Belle
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Date: 11/11/2022 11:33:00 AM
Thank you, Belle. I actually don’t mind spiders. I don’t actively like them but I’m not bothered by them either.. Terry
Date: 11/11/2022 8:28:00 AM
I'm with you, Terry--I don't like spiders. The only good thing about them is that they don't fly! I hope you've found that spider killer. :) Congrats on your win!
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Date: 11/11/2022 11:31:00 AM
I only became scared of spiders when I first came across the New Orleans broad winged venomous rabbit munching spider… horrible, horrible beastie, ten legs, fangs, lives behind fridges and flys around the house when it’s dark!……………….Ha ha… I jest, it’s Annie that doesn’t like spiders. I do the catching, but I always let them go… usually behind the fridge ;-)
Date: 11/4/2022 1:02:00 AM
Give me spiders over flies any day, love the humour Terry, covered in honey swimming through a sea of bees sounds like one of those Japanese games lol. Tom
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Date: 11/11/2022 11:23:00 AM
It was all her fault… she said she’d bring the chocolate sauce and whipped cream if I brought the honey. ;-)
Date: 11/3/2022 2:43:00 PM
Enjoyed very much. Your "Only Star" is so lucky!
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Date: 11/3/2022 5:36:00 PM
Thank you, Malabika. I tell her that daily… only kidding. Glad you enjoyed. Terry
Date: 11/3/2022 1:21:00 PM
terry - it is such a joy to read your rhymes! this is pure delight and the humor at the end is just the icing on the cake...
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Date: 11/3/2022 5:35:00 PM
Ah, had to have the twist, Ilene… can’t have people accusing me of being some romantic superhero. That’d never do. Glad you enjoyed the icing. Terry
Date: 11/3/2022 12:40:00 PM
That ought to get it done - enjoyed!
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Date: 11/3/2022 5:32:00 PM
Thanks, Jeff. I’m not actually scared of spiders but I fancied twisting the tale. Terry