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Washington's Miracle, Part II
...It also left their powder pretty wet,
but their was something command had foreseen,
and they brought extra artillery guns,
less vulnerable to the moisture’s sheen.

Washington hoped they’d make it by midnight,
but they weather slowed down the whole...

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Categories: trenton, america, conflict, courage, history, patriotic, war, winter,
Form: Epic

Washington's Miracle, Part I
In December 1776
the revolution was at a low ebb,
the patriots had lost at Long Island
and the survivors through New Jersey fled.

Desertion was high as many soldiers
though the cause had been beaten, and was done,
Cornwallis pushed...

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Categories: trenton, america, conflict, courage, history, patriotic, war, winter,
Form: Epic
What The Rabble Have Done
They taxed us without our consent,
we who though we were Englishmen,
said we had no say in governance,
so we simply boycotted them,
threw their tea into the harbor,
let them know that we’d had enough,
they sent troops to...

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Categories: trenton, adventure, america, england, history, patriotic, repetition, war,
Form: Rhyme

Once in command, he boxed in the British 
At Boston where he captured Dorchester Heights,
Overlooking the Brits at his mercy 
As his men took aim with their cannon sites.

The British commander had but one...

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Categories: trenton, history, passion, visionary, men, war, men, war,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Terror from New Jersey's Devil
New Jersey was still a king’s colony
in the 1700s when Mrs. Leeds
awaited the birth of child thirteen.

In pain during labor she cried a curse!
The Quaker is claimed to have given birth
to a son of Satan’s...

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Categories: trenton, fear, history,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Tea Time
"Steeped" in resentment at usurious taxes, a Revolution was "brewing!"
History records that the Boston Tea Party was to be the Brits undoing!
An anguished groan was heard as barrels of tea were hurled into the sea!

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Categories: trenton, history
Form: Rhyme

There was an old codger named Barry
For our firm daily, he'd drive and he'd carry
With a grin and a wink, he'd tell jokes galore
We'd moan and we'd groan and fall on the floor

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Categories: trenton, friend, fun,
Form: Limerick
Brazilian Wax
Note:  According to the Trenton NJ newspaper, NJ Considered Ban on Bare-it-
all “Brazilian” Wax due to complications suffered by some.

I know it's not about a foot that's bare
Butt where you wear your underwear
Though I...

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Categories: trenton, business, health, politicalbody,
Form: Rhyme

Work Ethic and I are at a crowded Penn Station
standing in front of the Big Board, 
waiting for our track to flash.

A few move up - Boston, Trenton - 
but the crowd doesn’t move. 

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Categories: trenton, travel,
Form: Free verse
Song of the Minuteman
I am the minuteman
and I’ll lay thyself in a grave,
whether from distant lands
or if you’re just from down the lane,
Stand against freedom and
I will treat you all just the same,
God help you if
you step in...

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Categories: trenton, america, conflict, courage, freedom, history, strength, war,
Form: Rhyme
Ernie Kovacs
You were born in 1919 in Trenton, New Jersey,
Television would be your medium for comedy.
Your first appearance to the public was in 1950.
This was an early morning show broadcast by NBC
Preceding “The Today Show”, it...

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Categories: trenton, dedicationwife,
Form: Rhyme
Choose to be Happy
Choose to be Happy

I am happy because I choose to be; my life is far from perfect.

Others are content but I make conscious choices to be Happy and to be a positive person.

You don’t have...

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Categories: trenton, beauty, black african american, christmas, courage, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Wishing I was there, wishing you were still here
I know your struggle was hard and the thought of you parting we always feared
As I pick up the broken pieces and try to heal my broken...

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Categories: trenton, faith, family, friendship, funeral, hope, loss, love,
Form: I do not know?
porch on trenton
sitting comfy and cozy relaxed on the porch 
wishing this candle could produce the light of a torch
writing these words helps to pass time
a gift i'll hold sacred to the very last rhyme
some thoughts with...

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Categories: trenton, angst, faith, introspection, on writing and words,
Form: I do not know?
The Attack on Trenton
Men, I know this is Christmas Night.
However, remember we have a war to fight.
His Majesty’s forces have had us occupied.
Our freedom and well-being is something they have denied.
They are just across the river from our...

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Categories: trenton, adventure, history, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Atlantic City
Pick-3 Green ball 
double draw is back.
February offers
Earn up to $3,000!
Cash value at Taj Mahal
2X tier points
Before you begin playing,
Activate the 2x tier point offer 
At any kiosk.
Max comp dollars earned
per day is $2,000.

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Categories: trenton, games, money, travel,
Form: Free verse