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In the stillness of Silver Lake, reflects a golden harvest moon

              But how do I know
               what is lake and what is sky?
                If the world were upside down
                 the sky may be lake
                  and lake may be sky,......or do
                    mine eyes see two harvest moons?.....

                       Yet...what should it matter to I ?
                       Twice the splendor reflects for mine eyes............


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For Brian's "Interval" contest......Pt. 1 (Colours Monoku)
                                            Pt. 2 (Perceptions Choka)
                                            Pt. 3 (Harmony Crystalline)

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  1. Date: 9/30/2009 1:01:00 PM
    This is lovely! I like how you clearly showed the progression of your poem for this contest. It keeps the fact that the contest had three parts right in your face. It really did get better as you went along. Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 12:55:00 PM
    Remarkable execution Carrie, congrats on your success in the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 9:51:00 AM
    Wow, this is such a creative poem..your on a roll..conrats on your lovely poem being a big winner. Love, BG

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 6:17:00 AM
    Very creative . dear Carrie, and so deseving of your 2nd place win in Brian's contest. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 3:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest Carrie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 1:47:00 AM
    2ND PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Again and again!!.... Did you play Lotto? : ) You're always winning!! I missed the continuation of this poem....Look what you did!!! I love the central choka!! Indeed, perception! Excellent work, my dear Carrie! Enjoy the recognition! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 1:00:00 AM
    Congrats on you success in my contest Carrie.Rgds Brian My latest contest Five&Twenty is now open

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 7:33:00 PM
    a great start to a maturing write .....cant wait to see what transpires

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 9:11:00 AM
    Exceptional writing dear Carrie. Best wishes in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 5:35:00 AM
    This is a beautiful start Carrie. I think that Brian's poem is going to be a LOT of fun. And interesting as well. Reading your monoku today has been a pleasure. And thank you for your comments on my poetry as well. Have a super Day! Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 11:41:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my experimental contest Carrie.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 9:04:00 PM
    This goes to my favs my friend,it is so beautiful,serene as the stillness of silver lake.....and i love the reflection of that moon on the captures each scene and heart--Charma

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 8:54:00 PM
    Silver and Golden: beautiful!!! Indeed, BEAUTIFUL! Good luck in Brian's Contest. My best wishes....(although you don't need them). Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 8:41:00 PM
    You surely have a winner here. Thanks for your quick congratulation comments. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 7:54:00 PM
    a perfect sight! well done! Carrie!...jim...(you are inspiring me! I'm gettin' it ready!...I've felt drained since "old Painter!")

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 7:38:00 PM
    Lovely as always, best of luck in the contest...Raul