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Once upon a time… a poem

Once upon a time, in a lullaby far, far away — the wicked witch died and the beautiful princess married her handsome prince. The blissful pair rode off on his snowflake stallion to a remote castle in the sky where … Continue reading

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Car Crazy – a poem

This is what happens when you Google yourself. I found several poems I’d written and submitted to a poetry site years ago. This one is quite silly. See how many car names you recognize. Car Crazy by Diann L Tongco … Continue reading

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Christmas Angels

Merry, merry Christmas to everyone reading this. The day is nearing an end but it’s been a wonderful couple of days filled with family, good friends, good food, gifts, and lots of love. Last August, we had a break-in and … Continue reading

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Poetry from Days Past

Once upon a time, when I had published several poems and finally felt I was successfully communicating through my poetry, I actually put down “Poet” as my occupation on my blood donor card. That was a proud day for me. … Continue reading

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Once a Poet…

When I was little, I was often bored in school. I know, hard to believe. I would cut up paper, write little stories of a native American tribe I created and illustrate them instead of paying attention to whatever I … Continue reading

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