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The Welcomed Intruder

Rating: 4.3

She flew in from the Countryside,
She flew in through my front door,
She whizzed around my kitchen,
She skimmed across my floor.

She totally took over,
As if she knew the place,
Speed seemed to be of the essence,
To make this room her base.

I felt completely gob-smacked,
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Chuck Audette 06 April 2006

Spring is in the air, and a ladybug went in my ear. I was a bit surprised to say the least... chuck

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Ghada Shahbender 12 March 2006

Your poem is such a welcome and uplifting addition to my day... Thank you Ernestine.

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Esther Leclerc 11 March 2006

Completely delightful, Ernestine! You make the everyday special. Love it! Love and prayers, Esther

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Gina Onyemaechi 11 March 2006

A mysterious and worrying opening leading to a light and jolly denouement. Sweet little number, Ernestine.

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Hugh Cobb 11 March 2006

This is a very sweet and earthy poem, connected to life, connected to the unexpected gifts each moment can bring if we only pay attention. Hugh

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Emma Johnson 11 March 2006

I love the cadence of the first stanaza and its syntax. I thought at first it was some rival invading your little private kingdom despite the word 'flew' when to my surprise the visitor was a ladybird. This made the visitor more than welcome as the poem progressed. A wonderful technique.

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Michael Shepherd 11 March 2006

Nature seems to have made us contented neighbours on this page, Ernestine!

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Duncan Wyllie 11 March 2006

Another wellcomed guest, let in through your door of kindness and great words.Love Duncan

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