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At last, in the mute of twilight hums I am possessed with silence shaven, whiteness of peace touches the breath melting the morsels of earth’s flesh from soiled, weary shirts: my unzipped body dehydrated from needles of toil, soil, boil. Dear time, be my friend in these hours; the linens of cells are bathed in morning’s sweat and raging howls of a day ache for an ounce honeyed by the balm of a tearing mind... along blades of sky coasting, faint light brushes my dreary lips cradled on a nest like tattered notes unsung. At last, losing the self to the din of night half-dark half-light, I cling to the lingering octave of solitude; the oneness with my crawling skin as I release all the pining from the womb, that in stillness, I taste fresh pulp of life. For the Screwed Contest ~ This received an HM though it was cited as Poem of the Week

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  1. Date: 3/25/2015 11:03:00 PM
    Good write ! ! A 7 ! ! Congratulations on your win. Blessings dear friend

  1. Date: 3/24/2015 2:54:00 PM
    I've had the same thing happen to me get poem of the day and either N/A or very low place - congrats:-) Hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 3/24/2015 12:55:00 AM
    Yeah, I would agree, you got screwed with the HM, but life loves a tragedy, and sometimes, second chances. Congrats on this excellent poem.

  1. Date: 11/9/2014 4:34:00 PM
    Congrats Nette, this is wonderful " I cling to the lingering octave of solitude" - this is sublime...awesome work

  1. Date: 11/9/2014 4:34:00 PM
    dropping back with my congrats on your HM:-) hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 8/15/2014 3:12:00 AM
    awesome priceless poem Nette. Congrats i love it.

  1. Date: 8/15/2014 12:14:00 AM
    Nette, huge congrats on poem of the week awards! Your writes just amaze me :)

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 4:01:00 PM
    Congrats on your beauty being featured as the poem of the week :)

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 9:56:00 AM
    Nice job..readers who like this might like my work too, featured on many sites on the internet, published too in magazines in the US and England

    Mister ROBOTO Avatar JSLambert Mister ROBOTO
    Date: 8/16/2014 9:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    oh thank you soooooo much....being famous must be Swell!
  1. Date: 8/12/2014 5:25:00 AM
    SwI$H! Now THAT is oNe Heck Of a Nette Neat Poet Tree! VERY VERY WORTHY of Poem of the WeEK!~ CongraTZ My linens are bathed in sweat after reading this BURNER again and again , and One more to grow on` ! WOWWWWwww!

  1. Date: 8/11/2014 10:09:00 PM
    Poet Master stuff right here Nette, I missed this deep, beauty before.. So glad that's been corrected.

  1. Date: 8/11/2014 8:34:00 PM
    The last line "drives the fingernail into the heart" as was said in reference to the ru'bai. It is fitting for this poem a well. Good luck in the contest! Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 8/11/2014 5:42:00 PM
    Lord Byron ,Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Keats would have loved this great write my friend!! A gem, a diamond it is ! Congrats on this being chosen for Poem of the Week!!

  1. Date: 8/11/2014 12:54:00 PM
    Undoubtedly, a featured poem deserving its place on this roster. Nette, you have depth! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 8/11/2014 11:32:00 AM
    Poem of the week - fabulous Nette many congratulations and its well worth another read:-) Hugs Jan xxx

  1. Date: 8/11/2014 9:37:00 AM
    Beautiful Nette... Congrats on poem of the week... Verlena

  1. Date: 8/10/2014 8:14:00 PM
    A very perfect write. Enjoyed the read...Sharon G.

  1. Date: 8/10/2014 1:36:00 PM
    simply exquisite Nette ! Good luck in the contest:-) Hugs Jan xx

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  1. Date: 8/9/2014 10:01:00 AM
    Reading this was so soothing for me, nette-- comfort and relaxation wrapped in your words-- put in the sound of a babbling brook and I can just get lost. I bet this will place well in the contest-- also maraming salamat sa pagpuri sa sulat ko, naungkat sa 'baul' matapos ang ilang buwan... balik init na kaya! Haay, parang summer ulit?? hugs din & ingat lagi ;)