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Deja Vu of Mint Juleps
by Vivian L Dawson

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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By her settee
in her garden sublime
is a lovely Lady
in her best finery

As she glides by with grace
you can hear her say
with all her Southern Charm
"Ya'll Come"
to the Plantation Ball
as before...Splendid Amour

You see
that's the way things were done
in the Old South
East of The Mighty Mississippi

(c) Deja Vu of Mint Juleps
06May2010
Vivian L Dawson

 

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Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 8/23/2012
As a recipient of southern hospitality I can say you have captured the languid essence of that part of the world. Mint Juleps? I prefer some of that sippin' whiskey stuff.
Reviewed by ANNA CLOUTIER (Reader) 7/26/2012
VIVIAN, THANKS FOR THIS ONE. SEE YOU THERE FOR THOSE MINT JULEPS. ANN
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/15/2012
Thank you for sharing a reminder of how things were in the "Old South," Vivian. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by pat medlin 7/15/2012
yes it was and occassionally you find it still...this made for soft southern moment...nice
Reviewed by Laura Fall 7/15/2012
Delightfully written poetry and charming photo Laura
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/15/2012
Sounds like a marvelous Ball, indeed.
Reviewed by jude forese 7/14/2012
a delightful scenario to this lovely poem ...
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/14/2012
'Gone With The Wind' eat your heart out!
Here comes Vivian and 'Good Weekend'
and delightful light piece that captures and evokes;
such touch!

john
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/14/2012
One of the places I would truly love to visit some day...the old South is so well portrayed in so many movies and books that it sounds like a must see place for all writers.
fee
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/14/2012
Yes, indeed, it 'twas done in that manner, Vivian. I'd come to the ball if they were serving cheap California burgundy, I never developed the taste for mint juleps. Heehee
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 7/14/2012
What a wonderful view of such romantic times. For I am such a romantic, and you paint this picture well to see. Although I must admit one thing in your title, I tried a Mint Julep once Bah, that was nasty. Smiling

Love and Light
Lily



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