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Her aqua skirt flows in the sky,
Like curtains of the gods they play;
A Monet brushstroke low to high
- Like life itself they go away.

But for now they dodge and weave
As in a phosphorescent pool;
A flirting dance before they leave,
Behind a veil of colored tulle.

Behind the veil are sapphire eyes,
Behind the skirt, there lies the night.
The curtains are a brief disguise;
Seductive show of pure delight.

Now deeper to the heavens drawn,
Within the night, before it's gone.

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  1. Date: 10/15/2014 5:11:00 AM
    beautiful poem, congratulations

  1. Date: 10/14/2014 8:13:00 PM
    Fantastic piece, congratulations Craig.

  1. Date: 10/14/2014 11:29:00 AM
    okay, I'm under your spell, craig!.. big cheers on your fine win!

  1. Date: 10/14/2014 8:29:00 AM
    This is a stunning piece Craig. An absolute pleasure to read. Congratulations on your HM. I am going to fav for my collection.

  1. Date: 10/14/2014 7:34:00 AM
    Wow that's an amazing one, perfectly romantic! Congrats on huge win Craig!

  1. Date: 3/31/2014 2:14:00 PM
    I should like to use your poem Aurora Borealis in a book of images I am creating about light and colour. Would I have your permission?

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    Date: 3/31/2014 2:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, as long as I am credited it would be an honor. What is your name? You can soup mail me.
    Date: 3/31/2014 2:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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  1. Date: 12/29/2013 2:24:00 AM
    Here's an example of how a neutral, blind panel of judges would choose your work over you-know-who's stuff. It's not even a contest if judged by a neutral panel. The 3rd line is a real treat, there is an overall cohesiveness and understanding of syntax throughout the poem, a wonderful blend of concrete and subjective imagery, lending to so many possible metaphorical interpretations by the reader .... or the reader can digest it straight-up, and still walk away with a nice reading experience.

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 9:19:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, Craig

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 6:52:00 PM
    Excellent Craig I'm fav'ing it. Congrad's on your win, Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 3:25:00 PM
    I LOVE this one, Craig. Big congrats, I think you really did choose one of your best rhymes!

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 12:06:00 PM
    Lovely write Craig, congrats on your winning poem xxx

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 11:48:00 AM
    - Congratulations on your winning poem in: "Put Your Best Rhyme Forward" contest: Sponsored by: Just That Archaic Poet - Nice to take part - a pleasure to read yours Craig - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 11:37:00 AM
    wonderful poem, craig! i enjoyed...

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 8:30:00 AM
    I enjoyed this awesome write. Congrats on your Craig~A.O

  1. Date: 4/27/2013 5:47:00 PM
    Great work describing The Aurora Borealis..Way to go..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:33:00 PM
    Craig, thank you for the wonderful poem and stunning imagery in my "7 wonders of the world contest." CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thanks for the support. Take Care & Good Night ;-) ~LINDA

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 8:22:00 PM
    Carig, congrats with your 7 wonder poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 7:22:00 PM
    Congrats craig. Rick

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 7:06:00 PM
    The aurora borealis is truly a wonder, thanks for the lovely reminder, congratulations Craig

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 1:15:00 PM
    Another thing I dream of seeing...congratulations Craig