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                                Thumb smudged
                               Bands of blue.
                             Blurred edges form,
                            Eve's sultry sunset.
                          Blues smeared by a firm hand,
                       Invisible to those with 
                     Hard hearts  that resist the knowledge,
                    Of one's touch that is the most sublime. 
                  Blurred silhouettes divide the velvet drapes.
                  I long to brush my cheek against the silk,
                    Knowing the  coolness will touch my skin.
                      My eyes watch fading hues blaze pink.
                         A final release of day
                           That's ready to retire.
                              I raise my finger,
                                To close the lids
                                   of sunsets'
                                    eyes and

Copyright © Brenda Atry

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  1. Date: 5/1/2011 7:53:00 AM
    Many congratulations on your win in Nette's fine contest Brenda. I so love the shape, it's awesome. Have a lovely Sunday....:) :)

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 11:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Brenda in Nette's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 10:44:00 PM
    Congrats on your SUPER WIN, Brenda. Wonderful writing. Lainie

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 9:32:00 PM
    Very fine writing. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 9:03:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, beautifully written.

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 5:42:00 PM
    Look at you blazing to the top already can i pick um or what BIG HUGS! congrad's on your win! Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 1:07:00 PM
    Brenda, you did a superb job with this form. Congratulations on your 1st place!

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 10:46:00 AM
    Wonderful write Brenda!Congrats on your 1st place win--kash

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 10:29:00 AM
    That was some awesome write on dusk.Loved it. Congrats Brenda on your 1st place win. Love,gautami

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 9:38:00 AM
    congrats on your first place win in the contest, great job

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 9:34:00 AM
    Brenda, congratulations on taking first place with this intriguing, descriptive poem! Best wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 4:35:00 AM
    Congrats Brenda on your first place win in Nette's contest with this exquisite entry luv.. enjoy your top spot for a top notch poem so lovely ...luv..

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 12:24:00 AM
    Congrats! A worthy win and such a relaxing write. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 10:53:00 PM
    Wow, wonderful imagery on dusk here, and very unique format for your write too! Really enjoyed the images you painted here, awesome! Super congrats on your 1st place win Brenda ^_^

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 7:43:00 PM
    Good Job. Congrats on 1st. Well Done.

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 6:38:00 PM
    Congratulation Brenda on first place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 5:24:00 PM
    Wow...this is amazing poetry!! Great Job, and sincere congratulations!!

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 5:19:00 PM
    brenda, this unique poem also made a most unusual shape! Almost like an arrow pointing to the left. What a way to do the contest. congratulations on your top win!!

  1. Date: 4/23/2011 6:11:00 PM
    let me close my eyes with you for you have filled my heart anew. p.s. also thank you for the comment on " street memories"

  1. Date: 4/21/2011 5:39:00 AM
    A very sensual poem, very well written, enjoyed.