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Sadie And Maud

Rating: 4.2
Maud went to college.
Sadie stayed home.
Sadie scraped life
With a fine toothed comb.

She didn't leave a tangle in
Her comb found every strand.
Sadie was one of the livingest chicks
In all the land.
Sadie bore two babies
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Kumarmani Mahakul 12 May 2020
A beautiful poem having interesting inscription with simple language is amazingly shared. Thanks and congratulations for being chosen as the modern poem of the poem of the day.
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Dr Antony Theodore 12 May 2020
Sadie bore two babies Under her maiden name. Maud and Ma and Papa Nearly died of shame. A very good poem. tony
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Mahtab Bangalee 12 May 2020
Sadie And Maud poet crafted very simply but with great appealing... superb
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Maud and Sadie and the comb! Wonderful
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Dominic Windram 12 May 2020
Spontaneity versus conventionality, wonderfully personified by Gwendolyn Brooks, via Sadie and Maude.
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Jasbir Chatterjee 12 May 2020
Live your life to the fullest. It gives what you take from it.
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HMMmmMmMMMm 08 February 2019
What a great poem! I love it so much. (a bit awkward because a share a name with one of the characters)
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Sylvia Frances Chan 10 September 2018
A true fascinating poem, dashing and yet simply rendered. Finally Maud remains the old spinster of da house! I have enjoyed this hilarious poem with a moral by Gwendolyn Brooks. Congartulations on being chosen as Modern Poem Of The Day! Hurray! A myriad of 10´s for the voting.
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Susan Williams 10 September 2018
should be sparing in our judgment. There seemed to ne a lot of love in Sadie's life and perhaps too much condemnation in her sister's
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Susan Williams 10 September 2018
oices we make in life. Each girl reaped what she sowed so I think we sh
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