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Seeds of Promise

Same story told in sad famished pupils, Every effort given as hunger pangs thrive. A mother lays her head pondering tomorrow, Wondering if her child is dead or alive. Creative souls full of epic promise, Born in this bag of epidermal atrophy. Pondering the generations next meal, An epidemic disaster, true catastrophe. With chins resting on weary knees; Abdomen bloating with hope. Perched on plains of poverty, Atop death’s plank, they cope. Flies attack moistened eyes, Tears struggle to find their streams. Starving spirits anticipate rain, Living on dehydrated dreams. Creative souls full of promise, Seeds planted in thirsty sands. Yearning to bloom as beautiful flowers, In a garden of arid lands. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sami Al-khalili's "A Piece of Bread Please" Contest

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  1. Date: 12/23/2009 3:15:00 AM
    Congratulations on being a first round survivor Abe with three poems and the best to you in the finals. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 1:28:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poems goems going to 2nt round Abe. Sincerely, Moses

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 9:22:00 AM
    Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 1:42:00 PM
    Way to go, Abe! Congratulations on having all of your submissions make it through the first round. Merry Christmas, dear friend. Much love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 1:04:00 PM
    Lookie here at you!!! Three wonderful poems made it through the first round!! Hooray for you dear Abe...and wishing you the very best of luck in the finals! You so deserve this recognition! Happy Holidays....and Love from California! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 11:03:00 AM
    Many congratulations on reaching the second round with your fine poem Abe >> James

  1. Date: 12/4/2009 8:11:00 PM
    Very nice quatrain. A joy to read such quality of writing, although it brings out a sad reality of our world. Congrats on your poem being featured this week. Caroline.

  1. Date: 12/3/2009 12:37:00 PM
    Many congrats on your piece being featured this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 12/1/2009 3:50:00 PM
    Interesting write in this featured poem. Congratulations on it being featured. Keep the magical pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 12/1/2009 11:49:00 AM
    Beautiful, poignant write here, Abe ... full of much truth and especially disconcerting after Black Friday and On-Line Monday ... the contrast is appalling and tragic. Congratulations on having your writing featured this week here at the Soup.

  1. Date: 12/1/2009 11:01:00 AM
    Congratulations on have your poem featured this week...Raul

  1. Date: 12/1/2009 7:57:00 AM
    Bravo Mr. Lopez, very good write well done.

  1. Date: 12/1/2009 4:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your excellent poem being featured this week Abe. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 1:23:00 PM
    It is so nice to see your name featured Abe! We've missed your poetry, and hope you will be back soon! Congratulations on your featured work! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 12:36:00 PM
    Many congratulations on your poem being featured Abe >> James

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 10:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on your feature this week. Abe. Sincerely, Moses

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 5:54:00 AM
    Excellente write. Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W.

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 12:03:00 AM
    Congrats on your feature poem this week Abe.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 12:12:00 AM
    Very endearing...full of heART! - thanks for sharing and thanks for commenting on my work, it did inspire me : Annie Rose

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 1:16:00 PM
    So much waste in this world, yet so much hunger. Classis write Abe>>James