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Way Back When I Was Ten Years Old

Way Back When I Was Ten Years Old Sponsor: Kelly Deschler I'm laying here remembering way back when I was ten years old, my mumma taught me to cook, even though the food was always cold. My body had been changing and I was becoming a young lady, my mumma read me a book in which I remember only vaguely. One night I had seen a segment on the tv news station, my mumma explained there are so many poor people in the nation. In fourth grade I wanted to fit in and buy clothes from Abercrombie, my mumma sternly explained how money does not grow on trees. In the school hallway I had been bullied by mean girls twice, my mumma explained that other kids won't always be nice. There was an incident in which a group of boys were expelled, my mumma explained to me drugs are harmful and I must excel. Wow, while I am writing this it is bringing back learned lessons, my mumma taught me how to turn growing pains into blessings. Date Written: January 26, 2016

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Date: 2/20/2016 8:57:00 AM
Congratulations, Laura: A beautiful look back in time.
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Date: 2/18/2016 11:18:00 AM
Congratulations on your win! I enjoyed reading this. Your mom was very wise :)
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Date: 2/17/2016 8:20:00 AM
splendid read, lou... big congrats on your win!..huggs
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Date: 2/17/2016 5:52:00 AM
Your mumma taught you well. Very nice glimpse into your childhood, Luloo. Congratulations.
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Date: 2/16/2016 9:56:00 PM
Back to say congratulations Luloo and thank you for letting us into your treasure chest of golden memories. Bless your memories and Peace:)
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Date: 2/16/2016 8:51:00 PM
Some nice childhood memories you've shared with us here... Congrats on a win with this great poem! Thanks for entering, Laura :)
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Date: 2/16/2016 9:01:00 PM
Thank you Kelly for my placement*smiles*-luloo
Date: 1/27/2016 10:29:00 AM
Sweet write Laura. It's hard to see those lessons when we are young.
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Date: 1/27/2016 12:18:00 PM
thank you James :)
Date: 1/26/2016 4:30:00 PM
Sounds like you paid attention to your mother. Love the couplets.A7... in my book, but thankfully I'm not the judge.
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Date: 1/26/2016 5:10:00 PM
Thank you Daniel for your kind words :) *Smiles*
Date: 1/26/2016 4:10:00 PM
Your mom and my mom must have known each other Luloo, they sound alike. A very nice write for the contest. I'm still having trouble remembering that far back... Caryl
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Date: 1/26/2016 5:09:00 PM
Thank you Caryl for your kind words :) Yes it took me a few minutes to think about those years so long ago.*smiles*
Date: 1/26/2016 3:51:00 PM
that was cool how you approached this theme and ended with a summation of how your mom taught you to turn growing pains into blessings. Awesome message, sweetie.
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Date: 1/26/2016 5:08:00 PM
Thank you very much Andrea *smiles*
Date: 1/26/2016 12:31:00 PM
beautiful lessons learned at 10..such a reflective, memorable write, laura... huggs
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Date: 1/26/2016 1:51:00 PM
You're so sweet, many thanks for all your nice comments Nette! *smiles* -luloo