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Mindreader
by Lynn Barry

Thursday, March 11, 2004
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I recently presented a seminar at my publisher's first convention...


I stood before an audience
They waited for something from me
An enlightenment, a lesson
A joke, so all could hee hee
"Having fun with fiction"
Was the title of my speel
I got them writing, yes I did
And on a roll I did feel
Then laughter drifted upward
I felt I was in a zone
For teaching is a blessing
But getting a giggle
Is like giving a dog a bone
A mindreader, a mentor, a jester
They all have their time and place
But the best thing to see
For me, at least
Is that smile across their face

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Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 3/17/2004
hello, jello, Lynn. Glad you had fun, nice write of expression. I see you learned some words that had me picking up the dictionary. I found one but the other I didn't. maybe after finding the first one I don't want to find the second one. cheers G
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/14/2004
This was lovely, sounds like fun!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 3/14/2004
This is good! I like it.
Reviewed by Todd Cheney 3/13/2004
That's a nice picture. It looks like you're really trying to read their minds!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/12/2004
You express the moment perfectly, Lynn. Thank you for sharing this. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by jude forese 3/11/2004
it isn't easy ... you've captured the moment perfectly ...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/11/2004
That would be a great feeling. Thanks for the sharing.
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/11/2004
Oh this was so nice...I taught art and I
just loved the smiles on the faces when they
learned a new technique...getting the giggles
can be upsetting but then it also can be
fun for all....loved this..floria
Reviewed by Debra Conklin 3/11/2004
So, glad that wasn't me. I know I would've choked. I am just no good at standing in front of a crowd and having all eyes focused on me, as if what I have to say will change their lives. The high expectations I put on myself would cause me be tongue tied.
You're a braver soul than I, Lynn.
Debbie
Reviewed by Lori Moore 3/11/2004
Nice write. I agree...
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 3/11/2004
I hear yah. This was an excellent write.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/11/2004
I'm glad you had a good time at the convention.
Went and look at all your pictures. Looked like
everyone and you were having a good time.
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Still haven't got Puddles in the mail...
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