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Forgotten Words

Heartbreaking, the empty library, dust and cobwebs cover books, I turn the page of a book of age, the frayed chairs in cozy little nooks. Heartbreaking, all the forgotten works, old amber lamps light the way, of a book of age, I turn the page, maintained with love, once upon a day. Heartbreaking, are all the books I pass, words of forgotten writers, I turn the page of a book of age, like falling into deep, cool water. Zanila Rhyme January 8, 2013 For the Zanila Rhyme Contest

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  1. Date: 3/21/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Wonderful write and win from a fellow lover of books. Hugs

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 12:21:00 AM
    It's sad to know that this generation and generations beyond will never know the smell of a book. It's great to know that the words will always be passed down but it's sad to know that they will never know what it's like to flip a page. To lick their finger to find what comes next. To dog ear a page so that they can pick up where they left off. Thanks for reminding ME of that. Rockman

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 9:08:00 AM
    Constance, :-) Congratulations in Suzette's " ZaniLa Rhyme - an exiting new contest for the holidays... " contest. Take care... PD

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:12:00 PM
    so glad to see this awesome write was a winner, Constance

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:38:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this one first time and knew it would be a winner..Congrats...Sara

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 6:49:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 5:16:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful win, Constance! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 1:44:00 PM
    Su picking you as a winner is right on and her comments I think were as well---matter of fact, I loved the thought in this as #1 and with a couple tweaks I think you'd have been there---this is special Constance

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:09:00 PM
    Congratulations Constance. Nice to see you here again. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 11:38:00 AM
    Congratulations Constance..... SKAT

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:54:00 AM
    You must be a lover of books... I still enjoy the feel of them in my hand, the temptation to read the last chapter to know the end. Well written poem on the subject of forgotten books. Congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:13:00 AM
    Loved it before love it again! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 7:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on another winning spot Constance luv xx

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 7:01:00 AM
    Beautiful and nice piece,Constance..but its not complete...Congrats on your win,great friend...

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 5:16:00 AM
    This contains the beginnings of a great ZaniLa Rhyme poem - I would have liked it if you would have explored this a bit further with more stanzas. The rhyming was off with "writers" and "water". Congratulations on your win, Constance. Best wishes, Suzette

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 4:19:00 PM
    Another elegant piece. Visually enchanting too. Lol Mehnaz

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 3:03:00 PM
    this is such a wonderful visual poem,,, and one for this age..also....

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 3:03:00 PM
    This is a delightful feeling you have penned for us to read! I truly enjoyed reading this lovely and gorgeous poem this afternoon! What a powerful message you have written about my friend! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 11:27:00 AM
    I love your poem, it is easy to get lost in the words you have spoken xxx

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 10:58:00 AM
    You send me back to university days. Marvelous piece of poetry. Vivid , inspiring, eloquent! Good luck and thank you!