Linda Winchell

Rookie - 9 Points (still working on it! / Chicago Illinois)

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I was born on the South side of Chicago in the forties.

I am now married and living on a farm in a small town in Concord Michigan. Was many things growing up, but have always been passionate about writing poetry and childrens' books and the love of God.
I love animals and nature and as you can see in my Poetry, they are some of my inspiration. No spell check on this site, ... more »

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  • Rookie Dennis Tan (1/15/2009 4:20:00 AM)

    Despite your being a 'prolific' poet, your poems are truly poetic - some of the best that have crossed my path so far on this site!

  • Freshman - 723 Points Louis Rams (11/9/2008 8:06:00 PM)

    p.s i read a pearl of irritation and a smokers pledge-you hit the nail on the head.
    i give them both a 10

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Best Poem of Linda Winchell

' A Smokers Pledge'

I promise to quit smoking soon
I'm down to a pack and a half.
And when I do, I pledge to me and you
I will never, I'm never ever going back!

I know that it is an addiction
and very expensive
and it really stinks!

But the feel I get
from each smoke with coffee
Is all I sometimes can feel or think.

I want to be healthy one day
not be out of breath while walking up a flight of stairs.
And not always hear you complain to me
but I know it's because you really care.

This is my smokers pledge to you
And I'm going to sign it when I'm ...

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