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Belles on the Lake

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Belles on the Lake

Unruffled beauties
       float in boats rowed by their beaus
            one warm Georgia day.

        With fragile paper-white hands,
they fold their fans at twilight.

(For the Project UFO contest of Robert Heemstra

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  1. Date: 5/7/2013 7:47:00 PM
    A scene of long gone elegance elegantly portrayed. - Red

  1. Date: 5/3/2013 5:53:00 PM
    Wow! Andrea love the image conveyed. Congratulations on your well deserved win. Warm smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/3/2013 2:29:00 PM
    Very nice with this piece. Have not checked out contest for a while. love phyl

  1. Date: 5/3/2013 8:03:00 AM
    This is a very special piece, I love it. Straight to my favorites.

  1. Date: 5/3/2013 5:50:00 AM
    Your poem awakes images of swans folding and unfolding their wings! Very beautiful, and congratulations on your win, Andrea. David

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 2:20:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea on your winning poetry xxx

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 10:56:00 AM
    Just beautiful..congrats. BG

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 5:49:00 AM
    Congrats on your win here, Andrea...I'm afraid my unruffled beauty would be fishing the whole time...haha...she would

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 2:57:00 AM
    So glad to read this outstanding Tanka of yours once again my dear friend Andrea & so happy to see it in the winning list! Many huge hearty congratulations on your awesome win here & your other super wins recently. Cheers & big big hugs! love much, Leonora

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 2:46:00 AM
    Awesome Andrea does it again! Cograts.

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 12:17:00 AM
    many congrats once again Andy, super well done xx

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 7:00:00 PM
    A fun poem Andrea, congratulations in Robert's contest. ~LINDA

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 6:10:00 PM
    congrats on a fine win Andrea

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 5:48:00 PM
    Congrats on your win~A.O

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 5:28:00 PM
    Pretty lines Andrea. congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 5:01:00 PM
    This is a lovely tanka, Andrea! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 4:09:00 PM
    Short and lovely piece...Nice going Andrea...Congrats on your win....

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 3:36:00 PM
    I do remember those Georgia days. Thanks for your entry.

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 8:44:00 AM
    Magical write. Thouroughly enjoyed!

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 7:12:00 AM
    Very ethereal Andrea--any other meanings perhaps?