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Spirits of Fallen Soldiers

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Spirits of Fallen Soldiers

angels descended
on a bloody battlefield…
     soldiers’ spirits rise

Heaven’s door opens
Freedom fighters’ souls enter
Forgiveness is found
“Thou Shalt Not Kill” set aside
By a righteous Creator

(Senryu and Tanka)

*By Carolyn Devonshire for Russell’s “A Mesh of Forms” contest

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  1. Date: 4/13/2012 6:27:00 PM
    Here is one I am glad to finally see. Congrats on your well deserved number one win, Carolyn.

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 8:04:00 PM
    Congratulations Carolyn on your wonderful win in Russell's " A Mesh of Forms" contest with this very creative write. love...

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 2:12:00 PM
    Carolyn, this is an excellent write! Congrats on your well-deserved 1st place win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Congratulations on your super win in Russell's "A Mesh Of Forms" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 8:08:00 PM
    Congratulations on your first place.

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 6:27:00 PM
    You have me flumuxed Carolyn...I don't agree but I'm always glad when you win!Congrad's on your win Light & love

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 5:17:00 PM
    Awesome piece,Carolyn..Congratulations on your superb win...

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 4:55:00 PM
    Oh, Carolyn...congratulations on such a well deserved win for you my friend!! this has to be a fav for,debs

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 3:14:00 PM
    Congrats Carolyn on your 1st place win great poem hugs vie

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 1:49:00 PM
    Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 1:45:00 PM
    Congrats, Carolyn! I knew this was a winner. I love this one. It is a favorite of mine. Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 12:21:00 PM
    Hooray for you, Carolyn...well done, with such a touching subject matter! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 8:34:00 AM
    congrats Carolyn on a grand first place win for this eloquent write luv..

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 12:35:00 PM
    so deep in feeling here love duncan ceizar your always in our heart xx

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 7:24:00 AM
    creative idea! soupmail

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 12:32:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this one..Interesting perspective about the contest..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 11:40:00 AM
    This is a beautiful verse Carolyn, I love the theme you have chosen. Wishing you all the best with Russell's contest. Hope your weekend's been a great one. Thank you for your kind words, they are always treasured. love you Wilma

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 8:53:00 AM
    Good write. Hey! There had better be some forgiveness or heaven will be a very little populated place. YOu be great. Love, daver

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 6:44:00 AM
    Love this beautiful write, my friend. It made me imagine valkyres taking the warriors to Valhalla

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 12:25:00 AM
    Enloyed reading Carolyn, and best wishes for contest result..