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As Canvas Weeps

Unblemished vellum
Begs the Imagist's pardon:
Forsake not my skin -
Complete my chaste nakedness
With threads of dappled spectra

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  1. Date: 8/20/2012 3:10:00 AM
    Belated congratulations on your win in the contest.Love this.It is good to see you around John.

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 1:54:00 AM
    John belated congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 9:40:00 AM
    Really lovely, John; and unique perspective.

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 8:18:00 AM
    What a pleasure to see you posting your works of art once again!! Congrats and as always, well deserved applause!

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 3:30:00 AM
    This is a fav poem! Congratulations on your win, John . Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 3:17:00 AM
    so nice! congratulations for being the first!

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 4:23:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poem winning.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 11:09:00 AM
    VERY nice, John. Congrats on your top win!!!

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 9:42:00 AM
    This is one of the best tanka I've ever read! Congratulations John on your deserved first place. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 6:35:00 AM
    Lovely images portrayed, congrats John on your first place win, how lovely to see you, vie

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 5:45:00 AM
    Wonderful... Congratulations on your win... Terry

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 4:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your top spot win in Brian's # 197 contest John. So wonderful to see you back at the Soup once again. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 2:41:00 AM
    John congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 11:14:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry X2 making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest John. The best to you in the finals. I like this the best of the two chosen. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/11/2010 3:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured on homepage this week...I enjoyed reading of your work..I am glad that I chose this one to read this morning...

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 4:22:00 PM
    Congradulations on having your poem featured John, I am pleased to have read this, enjoyed, and best wishes to your upcoming days..P.D.

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 10:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week John. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/12/2010 12:20:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading today John. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/11/2010 9:10:00 PM
    Poerful images conveying deep meanings. A good write

  1. Date: 4/11/2010 7:04:00 PM
    As John creates like no one else, A master piece my friend this is an excellent Tanka! Love ya the cougar! Laura :) LOLO John what pic is this that inspired you?