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#1 lotus

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 02:55 AM

An old woman sits in her chair,
While all her little grandkids sit and stare.
The blue cotton/flax, she’s made her choice,
“This is the one,” she starts with her voice.
Strong are her fingers and sharp is her mind,
While skillfully she starts to wind and wind.
She picks up speed, the children are in awe.
As grandma works her magick without a flaw.
Eventually they know there must come an end
To the beautiful, blue cotton/flax blend.
The children giggle with glee and delight,
As grandma puts the ball down and tells them goodnight.
“Please, Grandmother, do it again!”
Grandmother paused, chuckled, and then..
She picked up the mohair, fluffy and brown,
And started to wind it, round and round.

Grandmother showed them; the children aglow.
What was she really doing, though?



I think I have a masterpiece here. : ) Good luck. It shouldn't be too hard, though it was VERY fun to write.
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#2 FloriGator

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:06 AM

Spoiler for Should I state the obvious, or is it deeper than that?

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:07 AM

Spoiler for Should I state the obvious, or is it deeper than that?

It's not the obvious. Keep guessing.
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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:12 AM

Spoiler for OK, I think I've got it ...

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#5 lotus

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:13 AM

Spoiler for OK, I think I've got it ...

no. (giggles, all around!!)
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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:20 AM

Spoiler for Here's another try ...

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:31 AM

Spoiler for Interesting

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:32 AM

No for both of you.
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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:39 AM

Spoiler for Second try

No for both of you.


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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:41 AM

Spoiler for Second try

No!
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