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Under the Cedar


                                      Jasmines in the breeze
                                      wake crickets in unison
                                      surrounding the pond
                                      I'll wait under the Cedar
                                      Please, do not turn off the moon


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  1. Date: 12/27/2012 9:59:00 PM
    Couldnt find a new poem posted so im back to reading this beauty..It gets even better reading it for the second time .You re definitely mine favourite poet of all times...Have a happy new year dear Ruben..You and your loved ones too.Always in my nightly prayers.Beautiful poem.No shadows block d moon..even when swutched off it still shines with the sun s reflection.. a flicker blazing in the darkness.

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 10:44:00 AM
    Ruben, are you ok!? Should I call an ambulance!? Anyone who reads more than 2 of my poems in a row, might just need an ambulance haha! You ended-up reading some of my weakest poems posted on the soup....that one haiku!!?? LOL! I am embarrassed -- people aren't meant to read them together in one shot like that! I don't want to call that many ambulances. Hey, you did great with this tanka, but you already know, especially with 40(90?) other people having already told you :D

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 6:35:00 AM
    Master, master, master ... a genuinely poetic closure that turns thought into art. Wonderful.

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 4:50:00 AM
    Beautiful, Ruben! I especially love the last line...also thank you so much for the sweet note, it means a lot. Hugs to you, Ruben!

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 6:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in P.D.'s "Second Chance" contest Ruben. Sorry for the belated congratulations but so much going on at this time. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 5:37:00 PM
    Lovely!! You are on a roll, my friend...and well deserving the wins!!

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 7:58:00 PM
    oh my gosh, so this is the one that didn't win twice before it finally got number one with PD? She picked a really good top poem this time, Ruben. Not to be rude, but the other judges were kind of morons.

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 4:44:00 PM
    Great Tanka. Love the last line.

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 2:17:00 PM
    Fantastic tanka Ruben...Last line is gem! Congratulations - Tim

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 2:17:00 PM
    congrats on your win Ruben

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 1:45:00 PM
    Great tanka. Will fav it for sure.

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 11:40:00 AM
    Ruben, congratulations on your first place win with this serene piece. Very good descriptor. You always seem to come through. Chas

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 10:28:00 AM
    Well deserved win, Ruben, congrats: ) Jag

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 6:13:00 AM
    Wonderful... Congratulations on your win... Terry

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 4:41:00 AM
    Congratulations Ruben xx

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 4:14:00 AM
    Awesome Tanka. Congratulations on the win!

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 1:49:00 AM
    Ruben congrats on your win, just stunning...David

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 1:42:00 AM
    Hello Ruben... wow.. another wonderful win..congratulations with your awesome second chance poem. Thank you for the support..luv~PD

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 7:12:00 PM
    oh my gosh, you are right. the midnight pearl. When will it be judged?? And the other one you mentioned. I bet there must be even others!!!

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 12:36:00 PM
    Again Ruben, You make me feel like I could reach for a string like in a closet or on a basement light bulb or to some surreal switch--LOL I'd love to be there--So brief and peaceful, but that's what peaceful is---easy.