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Princess Ninja

"To know beauty is to know life and death"

Passing wind while gliding through the forest trees, her sword
reflected sun-beams on the potpourii of cherry blossoms,
illuminating the moss of pink and white petals that painted
natures lawn; a colorful carpet of fragrant flowers.
Coming into the cool breeze of sundown,
evenings back-ground outlined her white dress,
shifting and sailing abroad vibrant constellations of nights candle-lights,
soon to return her lively victim to a distant place before birth.

Near the black waters of the moons well in the after hour,
I waited silently for her footsteps to surface the salt-smeared sands.
Not knowing her eyes were behind me,
jaded thoughts traveled through my penetrated spine,
as I ascended into adjectives of afterlife.

Johnny Sumler
Write It Deep And Dramatic, Please

Copyright © Johnny Sumler

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  1. Date: 9/8/2011 7:06:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Johnny! Kim

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 10:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Johnny

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 7:49:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 1st Place win in Constance La France's "Write It Deep And Dramatic, Please contest Johnny. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 3:59:00 AM
    hey Johnny congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 12:16:00 AM
    Well done. congratulations on your win. Lee

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 10:40:00 PM
    Congrats on your win Johnny. Love, Vie.

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 10:17:00 PM

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 10:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win in the contest of Constance.Johnny

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 8:33:00 PM
    Congrats on your 1st place win with this awesome write Johnny xxx

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 8:23:00 PM
    congrats on your 1st place win, beautifully written acrostic and that closing line is truly inspired :-)

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 7:40:00 PM
    Fantasic adjectives to give such vivid images to the reader. That last line is a clincher that winds it up beautifully. PS JOhnny, your visits are always so specail, Thank you!

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 2:30:00 PM
    metaphors abound here, johnny... well-done with winning wishes! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 9/6/2011 9:18:00 PM
    this really is DEEP and dramatic, and I see that you TOO put a lot of thought into yours. So descriptive, my friend. I enjoy your poems! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/6/2011 4:03:00 PM
    Johnny this could turn into a weekly series on TV it is so intriguing and excellently penned luv.. exciting to read..very descriptive ... good luck in the contest luv...