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Below is the poem of the day entitled TONY THE PONY which was written by poet JENNIFER PROXENOS.


TONY THE PONY

TONY THE PONY

Last weekend our friends invited us
To their farm,
And we were introduced, to their 
New pony, who had delectable charm.
His name was Tony,
Such a handsome pony,
I noticed him from afar,
And on his forehead, he had a star!
He had already spotted me,
From way beyond the Cedar tree,
And stole my heart,
Right from the start!
He seemed so tame,
Wanting to play a game!
I was advised not to touch
Too much
Lest he bite,
And give me a fright,
But I was sure that this would
Be furthest from his mind,
For he looked adorable,
And so awesomely kind!
He slowly nuzzled
Into my hand,
As his hooves kicked up a
Spray of sand.
He was such an incredibly
Soothing sight, 
Was sure I would dream of
Him tonight!	
I was further advised not
To give him any food,
But could see he was eyeing my
Apple and in the mood
For a tasty munch,
I gave it to him, and he happily
Finished it was a loud crunch!
Sunday arrived and it was 
Time to leave,
Went to say goodbye and he
Gently tugged my cardigan sleeve!
We looked fondly at 
One another,
As though we had always know
Each other.
Well Tony I said whilst
Stroking his nose,
He stood beside me, ever
So close,
I hear that you are soon
To be a dad,
You must feel so proud,
And glad,
I’m sure you and Shady
Your young lady,	
Will adore your baby foal,
And he or she will 
Steal your heart
As you did mine,
From the start.

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Date: 1/20/2019 11:25:00 PM
My congratulations on your well deserved POTD. You must have an affinity with horses which is a good thing.
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Date: 1/21/2019 12:08:00 AM
I certainly do Victor, although I have never owned or ridden one but after reading Connie's comment, I understand why horses and I communicate so well! Your congratulations are so much appreciated, thank you Victor, Poetry hugs and wishes, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/20/2019 11:48:00 PM
I do Victor and I have never ridden a horse or owned one but I am so at ease with them and love them so much, I think they sense it. Thank-you for you kind congratulations. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 3:38:00 PM
Horses communicate with humans by reading our minds and through your poem I could sense your connection with Tony. I adored your poem Jennifer. Congratulations on having it deservedly honored for POTD! : ) xxoo
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Date: 1/20/2019 11:58:00 PM
I didn't know that Connie, then they must know that I love horses - in England when we went three years ago, I stroked the nose of one of the horses when it was the changing of the guard outside 10 Downing street and signs were up everywhere, don't touch the horses they bite, but I was right in front and the only thing separating us was the rope they put up to keep the tourists at bay. Well this horse turned and looked at me as though he he understood I loved him and was not afraid. That horse made my holiday so much lovelier! thank-you for a lovely comment and your congratulations, Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 2:12:00 PM
- I understand well, he stole your heart Jennifer ... a nice weekend :) - A lovely poem, I enjoy reading tonight :) - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/21/2019 12:01:00 AM
He did Sunshine Smile as did another horse in England as I explained to Connie above. Thank you for your kind congratulations, poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 1:48:00 PM
Hi Jennifer, dropping by with my congratulations on your well-deserved Poem Of The Day honour with this wonderful write. Congratulations. Have a wonderful week ahead. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 1/20/2019 2:05:00 PM
Thank-you Vladislav, thank you for your visit, your wonderful comment and your congratulations. Poetry wishes, Jennifer
Date: 1/20/2019 12:31:00 PM
I love the structure and tone of your poem Jennifer. Its love magnified in an adorable manner.
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:53:00 PM
Thank-you Okonkwo, a very lovely comment, and very nice to meet you. Thank-you for your visit, Poetry wishes, Jennifer
Date: 1/20/2019 10:57:00 AM
One trick Pony lol...Congrats!!! Jennifer on your POTD!...the Pony express has arrived lol, lovely write my friend...love & Ponies...^WW^
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:52:00 PM
A lovely comment W.W. and thank you for your congratulations. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 10:12:00 AM
Jennifer, as a horse lover, I adore this poem of yours, congratulations on having it selected as POTD, enjoy the honor!
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:48:00 PM
Thank-you Dear Heart, then you would have adored this pony, he was human I think! Thank-you for your congratulations, and I am certainly very happily surprised! Poetry Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 10:05:00 AM
I love animals. You made me love Tony. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:45:00 PM
I'm so glad Sunlite Warrior, he is adorable! Thank-you for your congrats. Poetry hugs, Jennifer
Date: 1/20/2019 9:45:00 AM
What a delightful poem! Congratulations on POTD Jennifer :) xomo
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:40:00 PM
Thank-you for visiting and your congrats Maureen, Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 8:46:00 AM
Back to congratulate you, dearest Jennifer.. I'm glad your poem is honoured by your fellow poets and friends.. Congratulations on your POTD! Enjoy the recognition and the honour soul sister.. warmest wishes.. Love and hugs.
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:39:00 PM
Thank you dear Besma, it was an unexpected but lovely surprise. Thank-you for a wonderful comment. Poetry hugs, your soul sister, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 8:30:00 AM
A wonderful story Jennifer...Congrats on POTD..
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:36:00 PM
Glad you enjoyed Joseph - it was as lovely surprise! Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 7:19:00 AM
Congrats on POTD Jennifer..enjoyed reading your story.
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:34:00 PM
Thank-you Vijay, happy you enjoyed Tony the Pony, its a true story, he is so cute! Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 6:58:00 AM
Hey, I'm guessing you found your POTD page, YAY!!! Good to know you were thus honored, Jenny. Enjoy the feel. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:29:00 PM
Hi CayCay, I have just got home and we still have to make dinner, so my darling friend I thank you for your congrats, and your wonderful comment but will soup mail you tomorrow. Love and poetry hugs, its a great feeling! Jenny.
Date: 1/20/2019 6:35:00 AM
I enjoyed reading your wonderful story, Jennifer, congrats on POTD. John
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:25:00 PM
Thank-you John, much appreciated your visit. Poetry hugs, Jennifer
Date: 1/20/2019 4:45:00 AM
Congratulations for POTD :)
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Date: 1/20/2019 5:16:00 AM
Thanks Heidi, I think Tony the Pony deserves the congrats, it was because of him that I wrote the poem. Thank-you for stopping by. Poetry hugs, Jennifer
Date: 1/20/2019 4:44:00 AM
Back to say congratulations on POTD!
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Date: 1/20/2019 1:10:00 PM
Hi Bobby, thank you for your congratulations but I see that congrats are also in order for you yesterday. Wonderful poem Bobby, and a great honour, the day has gone, but the tribute remains. Enjoy reading your poetry. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 4:32:00 AM
Sweet nostalgic poem, congratulations on POTD!
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Date: 1/20/2019 12:58:00 PM
Thank-you Tania, very nice to meet - you would love him if you saw him! Thank-you for your congrats, Poetry hugs, Jennifer
Date: 1/20/2019 4:11:00 AM
Lovely story Jennifer, congratulations on POTD. Tom.
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Date: 1/20/2019 5:09:00 AM
Thanks Tom didn't notice it myself I saw Alexis's comment congratulating me, only then did i eventually see it. Poetry Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2019 2:54:00 AM
WoW! Jennifer, This is such an adorable and delightful story. I'm with Andrea, I will make a good children's book! Excellent job. Congratulations on getting the poem of day. It was well deserved:-) Alexis
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Date: 1/20/2019 4:51:00 AM
Hi Alexis, thank you it was staring at me in the face and i couldn't see the wood for the trees! Maybe i'll surprise you all one day and send you a copy of my first published book for children's stories. Thank-you dear friend. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/20/2019 3:37:00 AM
Hi Alexis thank you my darling but I cant find it, are you sure? Poetry hugs, Jenny.
Date: 1/19/2019 6:59:00 PM
this is a lovely tale,Jennifer. I can imagine it as a children story book.
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Date: 1/19/2019 11:13:00 PM
My ultimate idea dear Andrea is that exactly,but competition is such that we are swamped with Children's story books and i would have to find a publisher out of South Africa which could be very expensive. Rico has been telling me this from the start. I'm glad you enjoyed my pony tale, if you see my reply to Paul, it is exactly like it happened - the pony was so adorable. Thank-you for your comment Andrea, they are always so relevant and to the point. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/19/2019 6:12:00 AM
Mutual attraction, or should I say, love at first sight! A lovely and sweet poem which shows clearly how much you love animals. Jenny. ~ Warm regards // paul
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Date: 1/19/2019 11:19:00 AM
Hi Paul, He honestly was the cutest pony I have ever seen and it was the fist time in my life that i saw any animal actually see me from quite far away and begin walking up to me, pushing me ever so slightly with his head and then immediately nuzzling into my hand - my husband caught the moment with his cell phone! Thank-you for a warm comment Paul. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/19/2019 3:08:00 AM
What a wonderfully warm and uplifting story, well-told as it delightfully unfolds. Great job. I want to message you soon, Jenny, you've been on my mind! I've not had Soup time for heap long time (well, about a week?), so forgive 'my behind'. a frequent state for me! A joy to read this. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 1/20/2019 6:52:00 AM
That is one of the sweetest gestures I've ever 'heard'. Thanks, Sweetie - I love it
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JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 1/19/2019 11:39:00 AM
I do understand my friend, there are just not enough hours in the day, we also have our business so work during the day and do my poetry at night, or sneak a little time from work. Thank you for a truly lovely comment CayCay (if I put mou on the end of CayCay it is Greek for my, so when you see CayCay mou, i'm saying Hi my CayCay Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/18/2019 9:58:00 PM
You are the horse-whisperer. Oops. Pixie Dust has already said this. Ditto what Pixie Dust said.
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Date: 1/18/2019 11:34:00 PM
Hi Caren, If I am so be it, how wonderful is that! Thanks for the comment Caren, if you read Victors reply you will see it happened to me in London also. Love and poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/18/2019 4:25:00 PM
What a GREAT Story from the start to the finish my friend!
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Date: 1/18/2019 11:31:00 PM
Hi Bobby, thank you for a great comment, I simply love horses, never owned or ridden one, but they come to me as tame as lambs. See you soon, Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 1/18/2019 2:28:00 PM
It appears you are a pony whisperer, how charming, I am sure the baby was as cute as the father. Nicely penned dear Jennifer.
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Date: 1/18/2019 11:28:00 PM
Pixie Dust, do you think maybe I am - I just have such an affinity to horses and would love one day (which perhaps will never happen) unless I go to Donald Trump for a loan, to have a small farm and breed horses. Thank-you for a lovely comment Pixie dear friend, poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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