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A Poet's Letter to Santa's Elf: I'm Trying to be Good!!
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, November 24, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Ms. Sparkly Leg Warmers,

... the only way to be good is to
silence the pen forever.  These words
I scribe may be the solitary
love some know.  That's why I write:  not made

of wood or stone.  What's deep inside must
be expressed, so others understand
what it means.  Sometimes, it's fun; sometimes,
it hurts, but better to have been loved

than never to have loved at all.  Dear
Ms. Sparkly Leg Warmers, certainly
you know that.  Please tell Santa I'll try,
can't promise:  my words must be written!

Thank you in advance, and Merry Christmas!,


(My twin sister has always been good.)
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
(c) 2008, Karla Dorman (11/24)

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 11/28/2008
and we could all wish to have our Christmas stockings filled with the lovely poetry of, Karla -- peace and love to you --JMW
Reviewed by Steve Ralph 11/27/2008
You cannot silence your pen, for in doing so you would be depriving the rest of us it's wisdom forever,
take care Steve
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 11/26/2008
I'm sure that Karen is definitely good, but you on the other hand, well, I'm sure Santa will forgive you, but only just once...e
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 11/25/2008
I get the feeling as twins you both are the greratest. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Love and Hugs are on the way, Rose
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 11/25/2008

You are awesome my dear friend . . . fabulous poem!!


Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 11/25/2008
you're good Karla even when you're bad, great creative expression, hugs
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 11/25/2008
Too sweet, I love the love you both have for each other.
Reviewed by Linda Law 11/25/2008
Well Karla.... I wish sometimes that I had your gift....the gift to say in few words (yet the perfect ones) what is on my mind and heart... You have that talent....which is a gift from HIM... May you have all that is good.... lindalaw
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/25/2008
What's deep inside must
be expressed, so others understand
what it means.

Most Definitely.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 11/25/2008
Well said little Karla, goodness gracious me, poor old Santa Fee sure wishes you two girls all the best.
Santa Fee
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 11/25/2008
Darlin I have no doubt you will make the nice list. You have a heart and pen of gold.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 11/25/2008
Karla, you know what? look at the picture! you aren't smiling! ! ! and the old dude in red (Hoover?)from North Pole will think you done something wrong...which you haven't...have you?


Reviewed by John Leko 11/24/2008
...sparkly good write Karla...and your own words...continue to shine.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 11/24/2008
Cute Karla and as always you have expressed yourself well. God bless you for being you....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 11/24/2008
Karla with a silent pen. I don't call that so good.
What I call good is the way Karla writes and what she
writes about. That, old Santa's Elf, is what I call good.
Reviewed by Axilea MU 11/24/2008
I like this piece, I would love to read something from you that keeps the mystery and complexity in a longer story. I think that it would be interesting to think of a little plot and compile it with your usual voice. 1ust a thought.
Bittersweet Christmas, thoughts, angelic wishes...

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 11/24/2008
awwww,,,,love your sister's both are a set of Good Twins,,,,, Great response to this challenge :)
Love, Christine
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/24/2008
not sure who sparly leg warmers is but...nice write!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/24/2008
I think you've met (and exceeded) Ms. Sparkly Leg Warmers' challenge beautifully! BRAVA; extremely well penned, Karla, and I hope you get all that your little heart desires this Christmas; you deserve it! Bad or not, you're an angel in my eyes!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D *hee*
Reviewed by Bonnie May 11/24/2008
WE LIKE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE. NO CHANGE, NO NICE, NO NOTHING DIFFERENT. JUST OUR KARLA...I'll told you I'm going to nail his boots to the floor didn't I? Love and hugs, LOL Bonnie
Reviewed by John Flanagan 11/24/2008
What a gorgeous reply, Karla, to the wonderful Ms SLW! and a fluttering of the flag for all of us trying to express.

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