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Without Hope's Gleam

The flower that is given little light tastes not enough of joy and cannot thrive - then fades away like dusk into the night. The soul who struggles just to stay alive - much like the flower wilting in the dark - tastes not enough of joy and cannot thrive. How can a fire be lit if there’s no spark? Without hope’s gleam, the soul will waste away - much like the flower wilting in the dark. This is the plight of one whose world is grey: Though others say a paradise exists - without hopes gleam, the soul will waste away. A man upon this earth who tastes no bliss is like a soul brought low who droops his head though others say a paradise exists. How sad that someone rather would be dead! The flower that is given little light is like a soul brought low who droops his head, then fades away . . . like dusk into the night. Written 11/15/12 For the "Hope" Poetry Contest of Craig Cornish and now for the contest of Nathan A

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  1. Date: 9/4/2013 10:56:00 PM
    kudos Congrats on your win.Morgan

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 8:11:00 PM
    very nice terzanelle Andrea....congrats on your win

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 6:26:00 PM
    lovely Andrea, you rock. congrats...SKAT

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 6:11:00 PM
    powerful write that was beautifully crafted, congrats on your well deserved win :)

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 7:58:00 AM
    Good morning Andrea.... , congratulations in Nathan's any poem contest...((ps... you can enter my contest if you want.. i won't hold it against you.. I love star trek tooo.....)) always...Linda

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 5:44:00 PM
    Pssh... And you say terzanelles are hard... How'd it come so easy to you then??! AMAZING!

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 1:24:00 PM
    An elegant poem to win in the Craig's "Hope" contest. This amazing poem toches the heart. I admire your ssadcomments on my Taka. Thank you. God Bless You. - Mohammad

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Craig's "Hope" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 3:20:00 PM
    Sad but you know this is going into one of my fav. An awesome write. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 12:38:00 PM
    Well Andrea; its a sad one I'll give you that.." its bound to get a win; I'd rather read your happier ones though.."

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 5:19:00 AM
    Hi, Andrea my dear friend! How are you? I hope you're fine. MY HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR AWESOME WIN MY FRIEND! love always, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 3:16:00 AM
    Congratulations Andrea ...Seren

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 11:29:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning Andrea!... Excellent piece... xx

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 10:46:00 AM
    Great stuff, old buddy. Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 2:55:00 PM
    Andrea, the gentel hope in your poem... congratulations with your wonderful win in Craig's contest... always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 9:41:00 AM
    Excellent write! Congratulations on your win my dear Andrea! love and hugs, LG

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:50:00 PM
    I wish for you an orgasmic LIGHT!!!!Congrad's on your win in this difficult contest. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:15:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 5:36:00 PM
    Way to go!! Excellent poem, congratulations on you win

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 5:36:00 PM