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You might shout it on a golf course, It’s the number of digits in my pin, In Chinese it’s death but let us not show remorse Because it’s also the code to let angels in. America’s July signifies the way Add a zero and it’s ruby by definition, Add ‘teen’ and it’s Valentine’s Day but it’s considered unlucky by superstition. It has the same number of quarters as its name, It’s used to abbreviate a word. Count the seasons in this poetry game It’s not a half, a fifth and most certainly not a third. It connects the mind, body and spirit, Is derived from the meaning of creation, With this many eyes you won’t see it ‘Guessed this number?’ I ask with hope but trepidation. What’s In A Number Poetry Contest 6th February 2020 Sponsor: Juliet Ligon

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Date: 3/9/2020 12:47:00 PM
Hello Ron, I have a question. Why would add a teen to Valentine Day's be bad luck? Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 3/9/2020 5:51:00 PM
Hello Ronald Thompson No I do not think you missed up. Have a nice evening my friend. Best wishes xx Darlene
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 3/9/2020 5:32:00 PM
Good point Darlene. Although it sounds as if it is all related the second line shouldn't be associated. I'm afraid I messed up. Thanks for pointing out. Best wishes. Ron :)
Date: 3/2/2020 3:20:00 AM
Wow! Congrats! Thanks for this wonderful piece. God bless you.
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 3/4/2020 1:18:00 PM
Your kind comment is appreciated. Ron
Date: 2/29/2020 7:32:00 PM
So any variations on the number Ronald and I wanted to use 'fore' too on my original draft of the poem . congrats on your win:-) Hugs jan xx
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 3/4/2020 1:21:00 PM
Thanks Jan and congrats on your placement too. Ron x
Date: 2/29/2020 6:59:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement in my "What's In A Number" contest! Lots of creative examples and flows nicely.
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 3/4/2020 1:14:00 PM
Honoured Juliet. Pleased you enjoyed my effort. Best wishes..Ron
Date: 2/7/2020 1:55:00 AM
I tried every clue and I got lost...
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Date: 2/6/2020 10:27:00 PM
You've got my number on this, Ron... 'Course never have been much for puzzles and games, unfortunately --- except cards for some reason. Great penning! :) Gershon
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 2/7/2020 3:39:00 PM
Appreciated Gershon...Ron :)