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Please join the members of the Seal of Quality Committee in congratulating giraffmang. His exceptional fiction story, The End and the Beginning, has been awarded a Seal of Quality. This is his third Yellow Feather, making him a FanStory Level 3 Pro. Check out his outstanding and gripping story, along with his other work posted on FanStory. We promise his entertaining prose and poetry will make you a fan of his writing. Congratulations, giraffmang!

Congratulations go out to Mark Valentine. The GPS has won the Dialogue Only Writing Contest and the cash prize. In second place finished The Enigma of the Phoenix by JudiBee. In second place also finished Cruisus Interruptus by humpwhistle. And tied for third place was First Date by Coco Jane and Park Bench Philosophy by Dick Narvett.
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Write a 2-4-2 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 2 syllables, the second one 4 syllables and the last line 2 syllables. The subject can be anything.

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