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the full moon hid us bending jasmines and roses with whispers of fog before he smelled the perfume my shaking legs jumped the wall

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  1. Date: 2/29/2012 4:01:00 PM
    loved the title and love your new pen name too OH Ruben! There's asong about you too! LOL that's you and me! Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/9/2012 10:58:00 PM
    this was another of my favorites of yours. well, it's no use, I just keep on clicking on ones i've seen. Hope you are well and that you will be returning to us. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 12:12:00 AM
    makes one wonder; wife or daughter? john

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 10:16:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/14/2010 5:39:00 PM
    I see you all over again, Ruben~ENJOYED YOUR POEM~ Here I find myself all over the soup again. Stopping by to read many poems, before my crazy KIDS make me log out. I had a really nice time reading and catching up with you poets. Have a wonderful night*luv~SKAT"

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 8:48:00 PM
    Ruben, would you do me a huge favour? I posted 4 silly epitaphs....would you tell me your favorite one?

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 5:30:00 AM
    ahhh yes, much clearer! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 9:19:00 PM
    Ruben! You changed the grammar for your tanka AFTER the contest!? I saw your comment on "The 80's poem." "The Final Countdown," by Europe! Noooo! I missed it! Haha!

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 5:31:00 PM
    hmmm I was with you until the last line? Hmmm now you must soup mail me & tell me. Congrad's & Thanks for all your nice comments. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 7:13:00 PM
    pure poetry, bravo, Ruben....jmg

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 8:28:00 AM
    beautiful, congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 5:08:00 AM
    Ruben super congratulations on your win in Chris's Contets.. Hope you enjoy the day ahead :) Wilma

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 5:24:00 PM
    Congratulations Ruben on your top ten win with a worthy poem. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 3:33:00 PM
    Congrats Ruben my friend on your win in Chris's contest with this excellent Tanka entry... enjoyed your content luv.. and u enjoy your win today with luv..

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 2:59:00 PM
    This one was one of the best, RUeben. Congratulations on your win. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 2:44:00 PM
    ............Thank you so much for the advice, Raul. I modified the verb tense. Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 1:01:00 PM
    Many congratulations Ruben on your win in Chris's contest with this beautiful Tanka >> James

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 11:12:00 AM
    Quite a different take on the sanctuary theme. congratulations on your win with this delightful tanka. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 10:41:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Ruben in Chris D. Aechtner's contest "T(h)anka You". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 8:44:00 AM
    Congrats for your win with this 'sinful' tanka. :)