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What day is this...?
by Ed Matlack
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Is it Christmas with lights of green & red,

Is it New Years day with little pointed hats on the head,

Is it Thanksgiving with turkey & stuffing eaten in bed,

Is it the 4th of July with fireworks blasting all are well fed…

 

Is it Presidents day, paying homage to the past,

Is it Easter, with bunnies & chocolate eggs,

Is it Veterans day, where we remember our military first, not last,

Is it Labor day, where we have a day off, & don’t remember why…

 

None of all the above, is it, this day is set aside for love & romance,

Taking our significant others out to dinner & a drink,

Maybe to the movies to see their version of life & love,

Then maybe just to see if he or she still can, both try the dance,

This is of course Valentines day & it is gone in of the eye a blink…

© ed 2/14/09

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Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Now lil'brother, are you smarter than a fifth grader?

Edvard(k)

Reviewed by m j hollingshead
my first grade knows.... it Balemtimes day
Reviewed by H Cruz
It's an excuse for somthing; its a hallmark holiday
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
lol. Funny write. Liz
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
Ed~!

Well presented penning for Valentine's Day . . . Bravo!!


Best always,

Lance
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Great write and it does describe so well this special day for lovers.

Fee
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