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Hail the queen

The 2014 Queen
of Auburn Days

skirts the Kennedy legacy
Shaking hands with the
famous duo their name
Bobby and JFK her
claim to fame

Left over from taffy-
pulling days is a little
mischief mixed in her
There's derring-do in eyes
that twinkle
Laughter the sound of a
tickled throat and her smile
says everyone's a friend

She looks forward to her
There's just enough
magic underfoot for her
to kick around and brighten
up your day

– Gerald A. McBreen, Pacific poet laureate

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