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Ennui of Serenity (rewrite)

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Ennui of Serenity (rewrite)

Flowers, delicate, serene flowers
Give me something with power!
Roar of fighting cats,
An eagle soaring toward prey,
A black cloud of vampire bats!

The happy, tinkling bells 
of a winter sleigh,

Give me a wolf's prowling howl
A hurricane come to land!
The hyena eating a thing so foul,
Nature in the raw, wholly unplanned!

* Inspired by Poetry Soup's own Ashok Niyogi  and his poem ENNUI

Honorable Mention in "My Inspiration" contest by  Deborah Guzzi

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  1. Date: 7/24/2010 8:52:00 PM
    Congratulations Amy, on your win with your inspired poem. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 9:18:00 AM
    HOORAY for your HM and congrats Awesome Amy for placing in Debbie's contest with this great write from your inspiration piece.. enjoy another victory dance my friend... bring the horse.. so we all can dance..with luv..

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 8:28:00 AM
    Congrats on the HM win, Amy

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 10:10:00 PM
    Enjoyed the contrasts you put here, Amy-- definitely not boring! --nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 10:43:00 AM
    Heheh! I like this one a lot. Flowers are nice, and the tinkling sleigh bells are peaceful....but the wolf's howl and hurricanes sure throw down the powerful combos. Excellent. Chris.

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 8:35:00 AM
    Poem that honors life, real life. Good job, very lively and the flow and movement in your poem is great. Can hear your voice.

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 3:38:00 AM
    Nature in the raw, wholly unplanned. What a wonderful expression, Amy

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 2:09:00 AM
    no quiet life for you, eh! this is different and i like it a lot harry