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Battling Addiction


Drug weak, dizzy alienating, boring, fading quicksand, asphyxia, tunnel, light embracing, joining, aiming eternal, paternal God

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  1. Date: 3/10/2013 9:03:00 PM
    RUBEN, :-) CONGRATULATIONS in Anne's "Battling Addiction" contest.. I think very highly of Miss Anne, take care~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 10:08:00 AM
    Ruben, I loved this! So unique, it really stood out. Thank you kindly for participating in my contest and congrats to you my dearest poet friend :)

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 5:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Ex, an interesting one xx

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 3:51:00 PM
    EXTREMLY effective, my friend...Gotta check out this form..At first reading I thought of a drug overdose, then I thought of the addict's unending attempts to duplicate that 'first buzz'...and on and on..congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 11:22:00 AM
    Congratulations!!!!! Great piece thanks for stopping by as well :)

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 7:38:00 AM
    Wow, Ruben! I am completely fascinated by this form, which I've never seen before. It looks like you nailed it! Awesome job - Congrats :)

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 9:14:00 PM
    Ruben, You're the master of the short form poetry, milking every syllable for the maximum meaning! Thanks for the introduction to the new form. I always enjoy your work! RAY

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 7:37:00 PM
    Congrats :-)

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 1:23:00 PM
    Wishful thinking...

  1. Date: 6/28/2009 5:36:00 AM
    yes, belated congrats, this piece is unreal cool, jimbo

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 4:51:00 PM
    wonderful meaningfull win!!! Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 1:55:00 PM
    Congratulations Ruben on your most excellent and well deserved First Place win in Michael's contest! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 9:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on a well deserved win. Thank you for the introduction to the new form.Smiles from Lolita

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 1:07:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Michael's contest Ruben.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 2:12:00 PM
    Ruben, I see why you won first place! This poem is Grrrreeeaaatttt! Congratulations on winning first place in Michael's contest... WOW!!! You're the best! Keep writing. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 1:24:00 PM
    Congratulations Ruben with the big win in Michael's contest...Raul

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 12:26:00 PM
    This poem speaks volumns!! Congratuations on your well deserved win, Ruben !!! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 10:12:00 PM
    slendid!! Loved it and truly well shaped. Lovely write.Thanks for commenting on my poem.

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 10:14:00 PM
    WOW! LOVE THIS!! << all caps, notice the glee! Also visually stunning. Not just a 'diamond shape'... but pixel perfect at that. ;)

  1. Date: 5/7/2009 8:50:00 AM
    Awesome.... ~Jese