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A Black Man's Letter

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A Black Man's Letter

a “King’s” axiom
is written then smuggled from
behind iron bars

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 6:02:00 PM
    Congratulations on your place in this contest. an interesting write. well done...Margaret

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 3:51:00 AM
    Hi Savanah, Congratulations on your success in the “From a Birmingham Jail” with this interesting tidbit of history. Your creativity radiates. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 6:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning senryu!

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 10:58:00 AM
    Brillaint Senyru Savannah, most defiantely well deserving of third place >> James

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 9:33:00 PM
    Savannah, nice job on your Senryu and your placement in the contest.

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 8:11:00 PM
    Congrats Savannah on your winning poem in Abe's contest.. an excellent expression for the photo presented.. enjoy your wonderful win.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 7:50:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Savannah, congrats on placing third!!

  1. Date: 4/28/2010 10:31:00 AM
    Wishing you the best in the contest Savannah. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 1:10:00 PM
    Great interpertation of the picture...Good luck in the contest...Keep the creative pen flowing..Sara

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 12:47:00 PM
    Neat interpretation of the photo in this Senryu. I can be such a sucker for words like axiom as well. Good luck with this fine poem.

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 12:28:00 PM
    Savannah this write is awesome and a certain winner for the contest...much good luck.. my entry is "Heroic Icon" .luv.. Linda-Marie..