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An Invitation
by Elizabeth Evelyn Stember

Monday, April 17, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This was a quick work on how I deal with not being able to go to an event

The mail was still in the box
Only since my mother had not gotten it
(Though mail is sometimes plural,
why do we label it as singular always?)
a pices was for me
from a poetry organization
though I wonder why they mailed me
was it because of a list I was on?
Something I once submitted
to a competition?
perhaps or one of my teachers...
I shook my head
reading the contents
not missing a beat
showing my mother who shook her head
in the same manner as I
I knew I recieved such letters before
but everytime we could never afford it
Twentieth aniversary
a chance to meet pultzer winner Snodgrass
Cards are dealt
Regretfully
I have no choice
Invitation declined.

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Reviewed by eliza keating 8/25/2010
i agree this has the makings of a great short story..extremely well written piece ..eliza keating
Reviewed by Ronald Dondiego 4/16/2008
Forget the awards! Just keep writing, because you're very talented.

Reviewed by Nickolaus Pacione 7/24/2006
Like father like daughter -- extremely talented. You should try to make this one into a short story, the ideas are there -- take the ball and run with it.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 7/18/2006
Sorry you couldn't go, at least it was accepted.........M
Reviewed by Arthur Tugman 6/29/2006
Elizabeth, I enjoyed reading your poem on invitation.
Arthur
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/18/2006

Active writing for this "Invitation" ~ that shows that excellence is the light of the author's brains ~ and good sense backed up by wise thinking.

I enjoyed reading "Invitation".


Never rest Your pen, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/18/2006
Excellent write Elizabeth...one day hey?

Paul;-)
Reviewed by jude forese 4/17/2006
when things are too good to be true, they are ...

well penned ...
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader) 4/17/2006
well done
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 4/17/2006
enjoyed the read



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