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Lion's Repose

Embers from the sun, Exhaustion wearing him down; Intensity in his eyes, Collapsed on the ground, Relaxing in the cool wind; Yellow mane flowing freely.

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  1. Date: 12/22/2009 3:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on being a first round survivor and the best to you in the finals Justin. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 9:09:00 AM
    Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 1:21:00 PM
    Congratulations on moving to the next round with this great poem, Justin! Wishing you joy and happiness in the New Year, love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 10:20:00 AM
    Many congratulations on reaching the second round with your fine poem >> James

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 11:33:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured poem this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 2:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. Nutter

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 5:39:00 PM
    Good use of imagery for a creative view. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 4:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Justin. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/7/2009 12:26:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured >> James

  1. Date: 12/6/2009 11:58:00 PM
    Congrats on your featured poem! ***Danielle***

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 2:45:00 PM
    The king rests, as the plains tire his majesty, great poem>James

  1. Date: 5/20/2009 2:43:00 PM
    Incredible image of the lion, Justin! They live wildly and rest peacefully. Very nice! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 6:16:00 PM
    Thanks for contributing your thoughts. You express yourself very well. Look forward to reading more. Welcome -AA

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 4:50:00 PM
    Beautiful work, welcome to Petry Soup.

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 10:22:00 AM
    Hi Justin A beautiful picture you paint here. I love it! Welcome to poetry soup, I look forward to reading more of your outstanding poetry in the future! Thanks for your most welcome comments. Take care Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 9:43:00 AM
    And all that power lying there ... like a baby before the eyes ... awesome!

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 11:16:00 PM
    Cute poem, I love lions. lovley and concise. Love E.

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 7:43:00 PM
    A lion catching his breath is a sight to see, seeing one in repose is pure beauty. Nice job...Raul

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 7:37:00 PM
    Highway song to travel all the way into the very last piece of land that was able to keep itself stable near to the sun; I suddenly felt like if daylight was at its maximum...that was awsome!!!=D Still images tell so much, even without intentionally wanting to (I guess we all work like that); thanks for the experience =D