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BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR - YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT - John lawless's Blog

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I am a retired Ironworker(35 years Local 7), a lifetime Boston, Mass resident.  I am old enough to know better - but don't.


BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR - YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT


Blog Posted:3/19/2017 4:15:00 PM

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR ----YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT!!!!

 

The “AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT – Poetry Contest”

has been finalized, analyzed, penalized, and bleary-eyed.

 

Hope all had fun with the contest.

 

It brought forth some very interesting responses to the theme.

 

Any questions please soupmail me.

 

Thanks to all who entered

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Date: 3/19/2017 4:34:00 PM
Congrats to your winners, John. I will have to read what they wrote. I did not try it since I was not sure what you wanted. But wow, I saw some fascinating entries!
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Date: 3/19/2017 4:18:00 PM
Thanks for a fun prompt, John. It's nice to have the freedom to roam the carnival streets of poetry sometimes
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and so the bullies win
Date Posted: 8/20/2017 8:10:00 AM
GROUND EDGES - a poetry contest
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...DICKIE SAYS....
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THE WONDER OF ...... MEN
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ON THIS DAY...
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GO AHEAD.... I DARE YA!!!! - POETRY CONTEST
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BUT SERIOUSLY.....
Date Posted: 2/7/2017 7:50:00 AM
THE TROIKA - (Haiku with hooves) - Poetry Contest
Date Posted: 12/11/2016 11:06:00 AM
SHOOTING BLANK VERSE CONTEST FINALIZED
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SHOOTING BLANK VERSE - POETRY CONTEST UPDATE
Date Posted: 12/2/2016 6:19:00 PM
INTERESTING....BUT VERY DISAPPOINTING....
Date Posted: 9/27/2016 12:53:00 PM
LEAVES TALKING - contest finalized
Date Posted: 9/18/2016 7:14:00 PM
OH THOSE RULES, RULES, RULES, RULES
Date Posted: 9/16/2016 4:30:00 PM
Leaves Talking - poetry contest
Date Posted: 9/14/2016 9:58:00 PM
MUSE ON THE LOOSE - CONTEST RESULTS
Date Posted: 9/12/2016 9:48:00 AM
MUSE ON THE LOOSE - POETRY CONTEST
Date Posted: 9/2/2016 8:52:00 AM
THE HINGES SQUEAKED - UNHINGED CONTEST FINALIZED
Date Posted: 8/31/2016 8:24:00 AM
POETRY UNHINGED - poetry contest
Date Posted: 8/26/2016 8:55:00 AM
MINCED WORDS POETRY CONTEST RESULTS
Date Posted: 6/27/2016 9:10:00 AM
ATTENTION TO DETAIL - contest entry suggestions
Date Posted: 6/13/2016 1:51:00 PM
I DREW A BLANK .... POETRY CONTEST
Date Posted: 5/10/2016 10:16:00 PM
ALAS, POOR LINDA
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EVEN THE ANGELS WEPT - poetry contest
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