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Day of Reckoning

Above bleak pastures, A cobalt coliseum: Warriors are unleashed. · Aggressive brave clouds, Battle for the dominance: Vanquishment is vague. · Conquest of power, Clash of divine elements: Battle in the sky. · Sun and clouds collide, On a battlefield landscape: The land prays for reign. · The golden swords pierce, As injured clouds hemorrhage: Pelting the pastures. · With sharp swords of light. The golden gladiator: Obtains victory.

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  1. Date: 12/7/2012 1:31:00 PM
    An oldie but a goodie. Your sunny ddisposition is missed hope you will have a happy holiday season.Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/11/2010 10:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry X3 making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Raul. The best to you in the finals. One of mine made it and it was one I placed with in one of your contests. I am hoping it is one of the top finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 11:33:00 AM
    RAUL, Congratulations! On having your poem featured this week. A poem well deserved, keep the fascinating poetry coming" Nathan D."

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 9:28:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/13/2010 1:13:00 PM
    Raul, hello & Congratulations! On your awesome & well done poem being featured this week: ) have a nice one,..p.d. "

  1. Date: 10/13/2010 4:54:00 AM
    Congrats Raul on your choka being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 10/12/2010 6:36:00 AM
    Congrats on having your poem being featured on the Poetry Soup home page this week. Please keep your creative caps on, let your poetry pen keep painting your poetry pads with colors of creativity. Thanks for sharing this with us and have a wonderful week ahead. Love always, Adeleke

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 5:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week Raul what a great way to have it seen. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 7:12:00 PM
    Wow, this deserves more that just a feature..I missed it before..but its many lovely phrases..BG

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 3:28:00 PM
    Congrats Raul on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a nice one to share with us all luv..

  1. Date: 3/29/2010 2:49:00 AM
    this is so good and written so beautifully, definitely going in my favorites. thanks so much for the HM for my very first haiku!

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 8:48:00 PM
    Also, after I submitted, I saw peoples' submissions into your contest, and each one looked like it could be the winner; I was amazed. I wouldn't have wanted to pick a winner.

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 8:43:00 PM
    Raul, thank you for kindly giving me a spot in your contest with my amateur write. Your piece here far exceeds that particular write of mine. You have perfectly fused the 'outer' message with the inner-allegorical message. This an example of Haiku in it's purest form, no need to hide behind abstracts in this piece. Excellent.

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 2:08:00 PM
    Oh my oh my oh my, i have no idea how many poems i have read on the Soup. This Choka has to be number one. Its quite magnificent Raul, and i totally agree with Carrie. Maybe there is a poem inside us all that is of EPIC write, this could well be yours >> James

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 10:17:00 AM
    Oh Raul!! Wow...I think this is another of the best of yours!! I can see this battle in our skies...we sit high on a hill side, and when the storms brew, it is just like you describe from our front windows. What a terrific poem/choka...this should be submitted for the Poetry Soup contest...could be a big win!!!

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 9:22:00 AM
    This was fantastic, great imagery. Loved it!

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 7:42:00 AM
    A magnificent tale in your Choka Raul and luv the golden gladiator and victory in the end.. clouds hemorrhage .. awesome words to invigorate the reader .. thankxxx for your choice of "Illusions" as your 9th place winner in Champagne Skies.. a most resplendent photo to create words for the contest... your artistry of style is perfection your poetry ..luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of Poetry Soup...

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 4:10:00 AM
    Beautiful, Ruben. I love watching the clouds, too. SMILES...a favorite childhood pastime. Here's a poodle for you to view. => <= (My Warrior is not posted online.) I hope you enjoy looking at it. First Star from the East is nice, too. => <= Thanks for choosing me as a winner in your contest. Smiles, Dane

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 1:53:00 AM
    One more for my Favs.

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 1:52:00 AM
    A wonderful metaphor, Raul! The 5th Haiku is exceptional. Great write. Ruben.