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Below is the poem entitled Raft which was written by poet Tim Ryerson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Pisces vacation...
muscles melting in the sun
waves cradle gently
bodiless, only the now
Mother Ocean rocks her child

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  1. Date: 6/2/2015 12:09:00 AM
    Tim, congratulations on your awesome summer time win. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/10/2014 6:36:00 AM
    This first line catches the reader in a way that few poems manage, well done.Great tanka. Congrats on another fine placing with this piece.

  1. Date: 11/10/2014 6:23:00 AM
    only the now, nice tanka. congrats

  1. Date: 11/9/2014 4:19:00 PM
    such serene and peaceful imagery - many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in "Sunshine" contest. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 8:38:00 PM
    TIM..:-), CONGRATULATIONS :-) with your awesome poem in Leonora's "Tanka Crazy - Sunshine" contest. Have yourself a sweet night * Luv~PD

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 3:13:00 PM
    Loved the "feeling" this one gave from the first time I saw it and also today. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 12:00:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 10:09:00 AM
    Big congratulations on your win Tim xx

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Leonora's "Tanka Crazy-Sunshine" contest Tim. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:47:00 AM
    Congratulations Tim for winning 3rd Place in my contest “Crazy Sunshine”. You filled me up with so much happiness while reading your splendid poem. Thank you so much for your full support . May the sun shines in your life always. Love/hug, Leonora

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:57:00 AM
    Very original, Tim. Me likes!

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 7:10:00 PM
    Creative and original! Nice imagery here! Enjoyed it! :)

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 1:27:00 PM
    Beautiful peaceful and serene, you bring out the gentleness of mother nature and her precious sea, thanks Tim, vie

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 10:07:00 AM
    A smile to my face on this one Tim. Imagery unlimited...fills the mind. One love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 9:41:00 AM
    so relaxing! i love the "muscles melting!"

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 9:37:00 AM
    A timeless moment captured...I liked this.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 9:05:00 AM
    awesome rendition, Tim, leaves one indeed with a sense of isolation...

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Wonderful Tim!! Somehow?? Is that child you perhaps?

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 8:27:00 AM
    Unlike Kathryn, I will eat any fish that doesn't eat me first. A lovely lullaby on the ocean wide. Enjoyed your tuna tanka!