Write an 'Abecedarian' poem

Poetry Contest
please write an 'Abecedarian' poem. You will notice that each line begins with a letter of the alphabet, and runs from A to Z.

Adopt me please, I need a home,
beautiful fields where I may roam,
chasing sticks and passing squirrels,
daily playing with boys and girls.
Each night I'll bring the paper in,
fetch your slippers on a whim,
gladly warm your frozen feet,
happy for your praise and treat.
I'm loyal, brave, and paper trained,
just look at me, I'm not deranged.
Kindly spring me from this cell,
love me tender, treat me well.
My goal in life as your best friend,
never forget the days we'll spend,
on sunny walks down winding roads,
partners meant to share great loads,
quick to steer from danger's path,
reflexive instincts guide my tracks.
Sir, won't you please come pet my fur?
Then you will see I'm not a cur.
Unluckily, I'm just a hound,
vexed by my stay at this compound.
With wagging tail, "Adopt me please,
X-Rid cured me of ticks and fleas,
you won't regret, I love a game,
Zeus is my hero and my name."
- written by ~Dovey

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 80.00 member dollars. There are only 2 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, August 3, 2018.

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    Please write an 'Abecedarian' poem. You will notice that each line begins with a letter of the alphabet that runs from A to Z.

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Deadline: Friday, August 3, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

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