Year of the Rabbit

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

my family and friends came to gather

as we enjoyed the night’s festivities

welcoming in the Rabbit.

A dancing dragon brought us good luck

with signs of strength and dignity.

And a local martial arts school wowed

us with their performing.

How fortunate to join in with others and learn

about their cultures and be a small part

of their beloved, treasured traditions.

For Monday Morning Writing Prompt

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  1. Great memories of a special time with your father, Gayle. Thanks for participating and sharing.

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  2. Sounds like fun. Thanks for posting it. Happy Year of the Rabbit, Gayle.

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  3. a wonderful poem gayle, anyone will think that you are chinese 🙂
    you know a lot about various religions- thats something to be very happy about.

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  4. No, there’s much I don’t know for sure! But I know a little tiny bit–I have fun learning. 🙂

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    • you wrote in a manner that anyone will think that you are well versed in their culture 🙂

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      • Well the prompt told me that this is the year of the rabbit–I didn’t know that off the top of my head. And I wrote about a true family get together when we went to some Chinese New Year festivities one year–my father wanted to go. We had dinner at a Chinese restaurant afterwards. It was fun. 🙂

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  5. so thats the mystery 🙂
    you are lucky that you have had such a wide variety of experiences 🙂

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