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2nd Place Winner~ Aunt Bea, Mayberry RFD
Vignettes of Interesting People
I'm a Fan of Aunt Bea by BeasPeas
'Vignettes of Interesting People' ~ #2-475-B-C
 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: May 16, 2016      Views: 441
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My name is Marilyn D.F. Boire, under the pen name of BeasPeas (after my mother, named Bea, who also wrote). I have a BFA in sculpture/3-D art. I also paint (oils, watercolor and mixed media). Like most of us, I've been writing since childhood. I - more...

She is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #34 spot on this years rankings.

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I'm a fan of Aunt Bea.
She reminds me of me.
Bumbling and fumbling,
certainly humbling...
spoiling Andy and Opie
of Mayberry, RFD.

She's the heart of the house,
but doesn't have a spouse.
Bumbling and fumbling,
certainly humbling...
Bea doesn't gossip or grouse,
she's quiet as a mouse.

She scurries with worry,
gets none of the glory.
Bumbling and fumbling,
certainly humbling...
flits around in a flurry,
sweet little old Aunt Bea.

Marilyn D.F. Boire ~ May 16, 2016
'Vignettes of Interesting People'


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Who doesn't love Aunt Bea (also spelled "Bee")? Frances Bavier played the part well, dressed in her cute calico dresses and perky hats, she charmed me--that's for sure. Thank you for reading.

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