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Ah, Wanderlust

Ah, Wanderlust, my soul for you burned hot! When fresh and filled with fancy, I could not sit still for long, for I was wont to flee the simple life with its monotony. The moon and stars were mine (or so I thought). In college when I turned eighteen, I bought my ticket to that thrill I’d always sought in lands I’d only read of, far from me; Ah, Wanderlust! Were life a novel, mine would have its plot heat up significantly when I got to Europe; wondrous sights I was to see. Romance I even found! But destiny has deemed adventure would not be my lot. . . Ah, Wanderlust! Written 8/15/14 by Andrea Dietrich for the Wanderlust Poetry Contest of nette onclaude

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  1. Date: 9/1/2014 9:07:00 AM
    Very nice descriptive poem on wanderlust bears nostalgic feeling. Lovely done, my lovely friend. Good luck in the contest. Loved always,bl

  1. Date: 8/24/2014 11:06:00 AM
    maybe you'll still get your cruise, my friend - a world cruise would be cool, eh? hope this gets a well deserved win

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 5:19:00 PM
    Oh, how those places call ... they still do and I hope to make my way to some of them before I die. Life makes turns we do not anticipate...and here we are. Congratulations on your win, Andrea.

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 2:17:00 PM
    A difficult form, well executed - the perfect vehicle for the Wonderlust experienced. Congrats on your win, Andie. Love, Su

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 10:17:00 AM
    Very well done and congrats, Andrea! Glad you managed to travel at a young age; that will forever remain with you. Work and married life do not leave much time for wandering, but once retiring age arrives make good use of:) // paul

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 8:20:00 AM
    your life journey well penned, Andrea. Congrats for fine win. Mohan

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 7:27:00 AM
    I never never seen this form before Andrea it is a stunning write:-) many congrats:-) Hugs jan xxx

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 5:45:00 AM
    Dropping back to congratulate you, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/21/2014 12:36:00 AM
    Good write on the subject of travel yearning Andrea, ( a much overrated ) experience if entered into with too much expectation.. take care..

  1. Date: 8/20/2014 7:34:00 AM
    The itch not scratched... Time enough, time enough... Cheers, Roy

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 6:19:00 PM
    Nice write Andrea, The wanderlust has left me now thank goodness, just like to be home. I hope you go well in the contest, my friend......peter

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 5:02:00 PM
    Hey Andrea, I am closing the contest... I'm having a hard time liking my entries. That is why none, have been set out.... :(...... LOL...JK..... I guess, I will give it a go right now... Love Linda, I will be back to read something tonight..Linda

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 4:48:00 PM
    Hi Andrea: Beautiful poem! It gives me recall of my youth in Europe and Africa.

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 4:39:00 PM
    excellent pen Andrea well captured gl in contest hugs

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 3:28:00 PM
    Reads like a winner to me. Way to go for the contest..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 12:10:00 PM
    Ahhh . . . I called my wanderlust years my lost decades, and although I never made it to Europe I was able to see man/woman-kind at their best, but mostly at their worse. I got the gist from this very well written poem, Andrea. No place like home, except for those like me whose home was never a home. Still, it was better, much better than those I had a chance to see up close and personal.

  1. Date: 8/17/2014 10:17:00 PM
    One of the best things about travel is coming home LOL really it helps you see how lucky you are. Good entry as always. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/17/2014 6:38:00 PM
    you are amazing, andrea! i love this one and can totally relate to it, too (although i've never lost that bug). great write!

  1. Date: 8/17/2014 4:53:00 PM
    i like the sense of adventure, of the journey of love,,as for a novel why not, your poetry speaks volumes....

  1. Date: 8/17/2014 3:10:00 PM
    I have not traveled to Europe. However,I have been out of the country - to Israel - to Canada and to numerous Carribean countries. Have you been to NYC? It is an amazing place - but very bourgeois. Still it is my hometown. Wanderlust - I feel it coming on NOW.Nice write! Peace &Love Matthew Anish