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I'll Pay For It

I'm not rich, that's for sure
But I have more than some folks here
How can they win?
They can't get in
I'll pay for their poem to appear

About this poem

Several people who have wanted to enter the poetry contest did not have the entry fee. I am retired and living on SS, but I want to pay the fee for some of those who do not have enough money. How do I go about doing that?

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Written on June 15, 2022

Submitted by davidg.37672 on June 15, 2022

Modified on April 13, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCCD
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 136
Words 30
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

David Granteer

The website shows me as "davidg20663". This is the identity I was assigned when I joined. The stuff (including poems) under this identity was submitted before I joined the website. I was born in Montana and grew up in Portland, OR. I went to a technical high school, Benson, and worked on the radio station there, KBPS. I was in the Navy Reserves and spent my active duty in Washington, DC I have a BS in physics and an MSEE I am a life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers I was granted two patents I have been married nine times The name of my present wife is Carol We have a combined family of six children I list my religion as Zen Buddhism more…

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Discuss the poem "I'll Pay For It" with the community...

  • teril
    Thanks for your generosity! Nice way to communicate it. I hope it worked out...
    LikeReply7 months ago
  • raggie285_1
    You’re a very thoughtful person
    LikeReply 18 months ago
  • acronimous
    Hi David, that is so sweet of you, and also brilliant and amusing :-) Please reach out to me directly so we can discuss ways on how to make this happen...
    LikeReply 111 months ago


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