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Peter The Great

tall, thin
builder of ships
modernized every aspect of Russia
Government, Army and a vast Navy
killed would be heirs
including his only son Alexei
A giant steering his frigate to port
exuding strength
armor clad

At 165 feet tall, "Peter The Great" is the seventh tallest sculpture in the world. Placed
in Moscow, near the bank of the Moskwa river.

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  1. Date: 4/23/2010 7:15:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the contest, Mitch!! Enjoy! Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 4/21/2010 11:48:00 AM
    Impressive sculpture indeed. The craftsmanship is simply amazing. Many congratulations Mitch on your win in Brian's wonderful contest >> James

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 7:56:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, dear Mitch. Very impressive statue and write.

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 9:07:00 AM
    Mitch, Congratulations on your most worthy poem's success. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 7:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your HM in Brian's contest, Mitch! I have learned a wealth from reading your poem on this wonderful sculpture! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 7:06:00 AM
    Congrats Mitch on your HM in Brian's contest.. a wonderful honor to add to your growing portfolio of poetry..luv.. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 3:09:00 AM
    An amazing write Mitch and so glad to see it in the winner's circle. Congratulations on all your computer is going so slow I am giving up tonight. Aloha, Connie

  1. Date: 4/17/2010 3:13:00 PM
    wonderfully written with a magical touch bringing the vision to life in strength and more,,thank you for you words after reading mine,,,Blessings..Cecil

  1. Date: 4/17/2010 6:06:00 AM
    fine poem in a tight form! Mitch! jimbo

  1. Date: 4/15/2010 7:02:00 PM
    great job!!

  1. Date: 4/14/2010 7:23:00 AM
    Great write that should do well in the contest..Will have to look up this educational write ...Sara

  1. Date: 4/14/2010 5:36:00 AM
    Wonderful write Mitch and very informative too ..good luck in Brian's contest if u entered... this is an amazing structure... thankxxx for your wonderful comments on my poetry too...luv.. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 4/13/2010 6:48:00 PM
    I wonder what drives a man like this, so talented yet so cruel... I will check out the address you mention Mitch....thank you for viewing Bruno's Garden. an amazing man....cheers Margaret

  1. Date: 4/13/2010 12:59:00 PM
    THanks for sharing this Mitch..these little bits of history should serve to remind all of us that it's important what kind of legacy we leave behind...Great job!....Peace, audrey

  1. Date: 4/13/2010 9:28:00 AM
    A real good painting you put into writting. Nice nice ! P.D. was here

  1. Date: 4/13/2010 7:25:00 AM
    Well done, Mitch! A facinating subject for the contest! You have described it with such detail in this challenging form! Good luck in the contest! ~

  1. Date: 4/13/2010 4:15:00 AM
    thanks for sharing this info.

  1. Date: 4/13/2010 3:52:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contests Mitch.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 4/12/2010 9:54:00 PM
    Wish you good luck in the contest