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Congratulations go out to June Sargent. Morning Kiss has won the 5-7-5 Poetry Writing contest and the cash prize. In second place finished Autumn Afternoon Romance by lyenochka. In third place finished A Mind of Its Own by Debbie Pope. Honorable mention goes out to Winter Chess by Cynthia Adams1, Abiding in Abundance by Irish Rain and An Unordinary Coronary by Paul Borders.
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