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  Coffeyville -Bartlesville
by m j . hollingshead
Tuesday, July 03, 2007
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I live south of Coffeyville, Kansas, north of Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Thank goodness we are on a little knoll, water is not a threat to us, but lots of water north, south, east and west.


The experts on TV are calling this 'the 100 year flood' and old timers to the area say the last time it was this bad was 1943.

Well at least we should be safe for the next 60 - 100 years, I suppose.




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Reviewed by Inspire Hope 12/31/2010
I hope and pray that things are now better!
Well written MJ! Thank you for sharing! All
the best for the new year!

Much Love,
Reviewed by David Arthur Walters 11/14/2009
How awful for them. I once lived in Muskogee, where not a single person smoked pot, and we used to go South in an old Nash, to a damn us kids called the "Damn Ten Killer" - now I don't remember the real name - but it was in Kansas that I became familiar with floods.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/2/2009
m.j. your acrostic is most enjoyable -- there is a sense of place and community spirit embedded into the very core of this work -- peace and love -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 10/12/2008

Nicely crafted piece . . . well-done!

Best wishes,

Reviewed by Mary Coe 9/27/2007
Well penned. Nice poem.
Reviewed by David Young 8/21/2007
I hope things get better. I liked the F_L_O_O_D wordplay
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/18/2007
This year a lot of rain has fallen. I am also hearing in other areas doughts have been occuring. Great capture of the effects of flooding.
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 8/18/2007
I am glad your safe dear friend~`*
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 7/20/2007
A very descriptive acrostic Molly. I share the sentiments of everyone in saying I am very happy that you are all right. That knoll is your tower of safety away from the flood waters. I hope the waters recede very soon. Thank you for sharing, Molly.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and the children you teach, and be with you always, and at your sdie constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), sister Barbie
Reviewed by E. Richardson 7/14/2007
glad you are okay, lady poet.
Loved this little acrostic of is so concise, it reads as much like a haiku as it does an acrostic. Splendid work
Reviewed by richard cederberg 7/7/2007
A timely acrostic, describing a reality that kicks many undeserving Americans where it hurts.
Blessings ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/6/2007
Nature has her strange ways at times; one wonders if "man" has a hand in it. Thank you, Molly. Be safe. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 7/4/2007
Stay safe out there. Lady J
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 7/4/2007
Crafty piece of work, Molly
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 7/3/2007
Glad to hear you are safe. Funny in a way because I have lived in both towns. I have two daughters, one born in Coffeyville, Kansas and the other born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Strange, never had trouble like this before. Heard the last time this happened was in 1952......

Be safe,
Reviewed by jude forese 7/3/2007
enjoyed this acrostic, Molly ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/3/2007
Excellent wotk Molly! I pray for a cessation to all the rain in your area, and Texas too! It's been really awful!

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/3/2007
In times like this we wish we were ducks....but we are not...and I pray one and all will be safe Molly!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 7/3/2007
where's that "Wizard of Oz" when you need him...sorry couldn't resist...hope all stay safe...sending you silent prayers from dry land
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 7/3/2007
You'll miss your summer flowers. But it's better than tornadoes.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 7/3/2007
It'sthe same over this side of the puddle, we've been under strict drought orders for three years, hose pipe bans, stand pipe water only.
Now having to empty flood plains, with houses under water. I'm off to finish my Ark...
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 7/3/2007
a tough time for those folks-you express that well

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