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I Over-Guest My Spelling Test

I took a college
spelling test
to see which words
I spelled the best.

When morning came,
I rose and drest.
I told myself,
"Don't be so strest!"

But, after all,
if I regrest,
I might leave scholars
less imprest.

So I exhaled,
bravely addrest
the worries that I
then possest.

I forged ahead,
my thoughts exprest
on words that
sometimes felt supprest.

Reckoned to spell,
but reassest
that most were wrong
(and quite opprest!)

I surrendered to
that spelling test
to stick with words
I spelled the best -

like joyed and peaced,
and loved and blest...
simple and certain
when once profest.

Style / type: 
Structured: Western
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Last few words: 
Spell check became unhinged when I wrote this...
Editing stage: 
Content level: 
Not Explicit Content


A good read for a bleak Monday morning. Alex

I'm glad this helped jump start your day. Gonna polish it up a bit.
Thank you for reading!

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I enjoyed this write very much!

*love & hugs, Cat

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And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

I appreciate your comments and taking the time to read. Glad you enjoyed this!

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I luv this!! So much fun and goes to show poetry doesn't have to be so serious all the time! Feels good to read something light hearted.


It was fun to write - automatic spell check kept changing the words back, so it took a bit of patience, but still remained fun.
Thank you for reading!

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This was so good Lavender & I'm impressed with your patience at your computer. Love the title, it is very funny and made me smile when I read it. Wonderful job, Ruby :) xx

Give and grow - let's raise our verses together. I'm happy to comment on your work and appreciate a comment on mine.

This was a bit of fun! Spell check and I went 'round and 'round...
Thank you for reading and commenting!
It's good to see you back!

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Every now and again, the spell check loses what mind it may or not have! have courage and fight your way through!!!

*hugs a' plenty, Cat

When someone reads your work
And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

It put up a darn good fight!

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