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The Scoundrel's Game

A yearning for affection and romance can cause one’s getting scorched by passions’ flame. Love blooms if it is given a fair chance, but some attempt to play the scoundrel’s game! A tender soul can be bamboozled by the man who has an inner soul of ice. The love that he professes is his lie, and cherishing himself alone - his vice. The one he lured will struggle to maintain her doomed relationship with him; she’s torn! The taste of love once sweet turns into pain, for what she offers is returned with scorn. Abominations always will exist. Take care one's not a scoundrel you have kissed! For Dictionary fun....#1...Delilah's Words! Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:09:00 PM
    I see from the comments that this was a winner. Congratulations. I can see why. It flows so well and has a great message.

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 9:38:00 AM
    A sad reality depicted in a vivid way; rare are gifted poets like you who can express the pain with a cathartic result...Thanks for sharing, dear Andrea!...Helped healing some still bleeding old scars! And above all that, we keep faith; God bless you and your family for a very happy new year! Big hugs, Hanitra

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 4:28:00 PM
    I like that sonnet a lot. Besides haikus I write sonnets sometimes. Actually it was Robert Carson a creative writing teacher that introduce me to haikus and sonnets. I've been hooked on haikus ever since. Thanks for all your comments. Yes, the Nimitz is an aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. I served onboard it right after highschool. Happy New Year!!

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 2:05:00 PM
    I had not seen that you had already won in this. Congratulations. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 2:01:00 PM
    Not everyone is a Scoundrel, but a lot of them are. We just have to be careful. Good luck in the contest. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 5:50:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea on your awesome win! Hugs

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 9:33:00 AM
    Congratz on your win dear Andrea, they are lovely :D - hug, Yanny

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 5:14:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning place Andy love, I enjoyed this first time as well xx

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 3:44:00 AM
    Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 3:30:00 PM
    A well deserved win poem, congratulations. -A poem to be proud of, very well written. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:27:00 PM
    U wrote in the most difficult way, in the world did u pull of a sonnet? I am completely impressed!!! Great job on a most difficult challenge! :)

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:20:00 PM
    Great poem, excellent win.

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:34:00 PM
    Andrea... love the "Dictionary fun" here.... Congratulations (-: always~&~forever :-) PD

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:58:00 AM
    Wow! versatile Andrea you did just great with all those words for the contest. Awesome sonnet.

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Yep another awesome write my friend. Is mystic rose our Vie using another name? Anyway here 3 poems are awesome. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 6:36:00 AM
    A poetry written in perfect steady hand from a steady loving heart, awesome piece Andrea, a fav your beauty, love vie

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 12:57:00 PM
    OH..NO..." the scoundrel strikes again.) Well put piece Andrea; hope you do well in the contest..!

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 8:54:00 AM
    Perfectly said, my sweet friend. It's the reality of scoundrel's life. Good luck always, and loved always, bl

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 7:53:00 AM
    Very insightful... great poem... Terry

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 2:03:00 PM
    powerful write indeed, my friend