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Pass the Salt

early sunrise
sugarcoats the morning mood
masking last night's news
in a charade of cheer
melting frozen, salty tears 

sun's antidote
sweetens my attitude
I must embrace 
new beginnings, and rub salt
into wounds of yesterday

For Andrea Detrich's Contest: "Sweet or Salty"

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  1. Date: 2/19/2015 8:54:00 PM
    Andrea...its really equal admixture of thoughts..emotions....A PERFECT Amolkumar

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    Date: 2/19/2015 8:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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  1. Date: 11/8/2013 12:43:00 PM
    Excellent write and win Carrie! Hugs

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 11:55:00 AM
    Carire *nice* SWEET Or SALTY win................... HUGS ~SKAT

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:23:00 PM
    Carrie, , Congratulations On your way to xool Sweet & Sour win... always~ Linda aka PD

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 11:23:00 AM
    how can i not LOVE the poetic flavor of this piece, carrie... happy cheers to you for your win!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:42:00 AM
    Congrats on your great win with this intriguing work..Sara

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 12:22:00 AM
    Lovely write congrats on ur win

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 8:44:00 PM
    Inspirational. Congrats, Carrie!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 6:04:00 PM
    This is terrific...congrats on the win!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 3:53:00 PM
    Very creative write Carrie, congrats on your super duper win xxx

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 10:58:00 AM
    Always a winner Carrie. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 10:17:00 AM
    Sometimes things do look a little brighter with a new tomorrow's sunrise.....congratulations Carrie...

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 8:59:00 AM
    wonderful! a well-deserved win, carrie!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 8:23:00 AM
    Salt is very painful in a wound don't do it! ;) Congrad's on your win

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 8:12:00 AM
    Well done Carrie! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 7:42:00 AM
    Hi, Carrie, I am not surprised this one was yours. I don't know how well I understand tanka poetry, but in my opinion this is superb. Congrats for your first place in my contest.

  1. Date: 10/17/2013 8:36:00 AM
    Oh yes, i also see this as having time to muse on what happened in your yesterdays,, i just love Tankas and these are as good as i've ever seen...

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 1:28:00 PM
    I think I know where this one comes from Carrie...LOVE the contrast here and the way you use salt as a healer for the 'wounds of yesterday'...True, it stings but it heals as well and the healing process hurts too...

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 10:38:00 AM
    Fantastic. Sometimes, that's the only way to remove "yesterdays".

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:22:00 AM
    Love it! A winner for sure.