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cresting waves
carry waning sunlight--
footprints vanish
      *     *     *      
from the sun 
like ambrosia   
infusing the sea
with honeyed wine
'til each wave
roll in
to dance with
waning sunlight
past florid shorelines
where footprints fade
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For Debbie's "Metamorph" contest

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  1. Date: 5/1/2013 6:02:00 PM
    Heather, Congratulations :-) In Debbie's "Metamorph" contest. always~ PD

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 2:17:00 PM
    Great poetic quality..Great descriptive lines ...I can see the scene..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 6:21:00 AM
    Congrats on your win, Heather!...though I expected this one to be higher up...

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 9:31:00 AM
    Congrats on your deserving win Heather~A.O

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 4:39:00 PM
    I so connect with your writing, you paint such breathtaking pictures. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 3:49:00 PM
    We can see your love for the ocean! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 12:59:00 PM
    I really like this one Heather, congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 10:15:00 AM
    Many congratulations Heather luv , well done

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 9:05:00 AM
    Love the imagery. Congrats on your win, Heather. Love, Su

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 5:51:00 PM
    HEather, your dazzling verses with the breezy flow and imagery make this Stunning. I will have to study this format. It's lovely

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 11:02:00 AM
    I really like both versions of this poem. I think the advantage of haiku is that it lets the mind fill in the details, whereas longer forms allow the author to do so. The details and descriptions in the second one give it more life in my opinion. It appears brighter and busier.

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 9:18:00 PM
    This poem glows. It would like up the dark!

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:48:00 AM
    just outstamding : )

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 12:09:00 AM
    wow, you did an amazing job. I don't know which one I like better the first or second!! both are so well done, dear!

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 11:09:00 AM
    I LOVE THIS! I really need to start writing poetry more for contests, but I am quite often a victim to writers block so it's hard! :( But once again, you inspire me... I may just have to give this contest a shot and order this dreadful writers block to go away! Nicely done, my lady. :)

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 9:25:00 AM
    I confess to not knowing the definition of "metamorph," but only because I hadn't read the competition requirements. I like your entry very much, a real contender. Jack

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 4:17:00 PM
    Yeah YOU! You did it and well! You can title it anything you want hon? Thanks for the entry was it fun? Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 1:58:00 PM
    I can't wait to do one for this contest...yours is really good. It's hard to say what you want with a form like this, but you pulled it off in spectacular fashion.

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 1:02:00 PM
    Beautiful!Can visualise it.