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02/05/09
And Canada is the richer for the heritage gained through its immigrant population. Nicely done.
You have many memorable lines in this excellent poem, but my favorite one was:
Summer baked and autumn aged.
02/06/09
Fabulous rhyme and meter. I love the tale told through your poetry; a enjoyable lesson on the history of 2 countries. Lovely.
02/07/09
Just beautiful imagery and storytelling in this lovely verse. Fascinating history I knew nothing of too. Wonderful.
02/09/09
I can't imagine what it must be like to have to leave your country and start life anew, but you captured the thoughts and feelings beautifully.
02/09/09
This is beautiful! I didn't know anything about this bit of history, and you told it with such elegance.
A poetic memoir of someone's journey to a new land and forging a new life. Love it!
Gorgeous poetry! You evoked deep feeling with the words you chose to tell the story.
02/11/09
Wow. This is very well done.
What an enjoyable way to learn history! Beautiful.