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Below is the poem entitled ICE KING which was written by poet richard ferry. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The numbness started at my finger tips       As a feeling of power engulfed my 
body        Feeling no pain from the ice         Gives one the feeling of being 
invinceable                     My conclusion after holding the ice till it 
melted.........How do you defeat an opponent who feels no 
pain                            Richard Ferry

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  1. Date: 8/23/2013 12:11:00 AM
    'richard, I was going thru this winner's list and seeing you were on it. I am happy about that, but I have to tell you, this was probably my favorite in the whole contest. I just loved your ending on this one. Congrats!!

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 12:53:00 PM
    Holding that ice cube was painful..Great winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 4:57:00 PM
    Richard, , love the win, and icy feeling after reading your poem. Congratulations... luv~ LINDA

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 2:19:00 PM
    - It was nice to take part in this contest, I like your suggestion - very good poem. - Congratulations on a great win,Richard! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 2:04:00 PM
    HELLO RICHARD, ! Thank you for the Ice King Adventure...... Enjoy my latest blog "I got chills they're multiplying" inspired by all winning poems. (-: Congratulations :-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 3:08:00 AM
    very well done ,,, as Andrea said ;}

    ferry Avatar richard ferry
    Date: 8/4/2013 12:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Debbie for the visit
  1. Date: 7/26/2013 12:01:00 AM
    hmmm, how did you feel numbness at your finger tips? Were you holding that ice in a fierce grip? I REALLY like how you related your experience to the opponent who feels no pain. Brilliant. (to follow the contest rules, you need to put a short note at the bottom telling us what you did) But it's kinda neat the way you combined your poem with that assignment she gave us to put at the bottom of the poem. Your poem serves as BOTH.

    ferry Avatar richard ferry
    Date: 7/26/2013 2:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Andrea ..You are the champ when it comes to Soup contests. Appreciate the imput. Obviously, you are very competitive and talented. Quite sure ,you will be on the top of the list as long as you want to be. ..