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Author Name: FreeMaples 6 Comments
Date Added: November 02, 2010 12:11:07 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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The Banquet....Word Bank from Linda Jo
All day they walked,
the marathon was a success,
followed by her first banquet,
she wore a delicate dress.
 
The men all began whistling,
as soon as she walked in the door,
her perplexity apparent,
but then her smile soared.
 
She was greeted with hospitality,
with a mother-of-pearl around her neck,
she was delighted when she realized,
she would not pick up this check.
 
The room was filled with tiny tea cups,
white chocolate truffles and dessert plates,
she asked the gentleman to her left,
"will you catch me if I fall,"
this spread is quite too large,
I cannot eat it all.
 
--Maples
Author's Notes:
Word Bank
 
tiny tea cups      delicate      white chocolate      dessert plates     marathon
 
hospitality     perplexity      mother-of-pearl      whistling     
 
will you catch me if I fall
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on November 2, 2010 10:35:57 PM Report
oh look what the word bank whizzz kid did with these words!!  great color, rhymes, and a cute story...another great job!   I am impressed!   you can read my poem under the title, Chelsea's China...
Comment By: Freee. Gene Myers on November 2, 2010 09:53:21 PM Report
I like it.  It reads very smoothly
Good one
Gene
Comment By: FreeMary F. Charest on November 2, 2010 08:43:57 PM Report
Nicely penned.
Mary

Comment By: FreeKeith on November 2, 2010 01:16:52 PM Report
Maples,

Absolutely awesome! You took these words and, in addition to writing a wonderful poem, took the extra challenge by rhyming...so young and yet such a great writer.  I can't imagine your poems when you are my age.  You are amazing!


Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on November 2, 2010 12:42:19 PM Report
Megan: this is delightful.  You are really into the Word Banks and doing terrific writes. 

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on November 2, 2010 12:39:54 PM Report
Sounds as if there was great fare at the banquet, Megan....overpowering, perhaps~!  Love the words in this word bank....delicate approach to the bank...Good work...

Margaret....the Baglady, stealin' the white chocolate...





 


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