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Below is the poem of the day entitled of love of war which was written by poet Verlena S. Walker .

of love of war

of love of war
the staff of a prophet, seen fairness not imagine, sings shouting out, obscenity recognized, yet in search of fame, seeking stance the moment arises, seek of voice of power, godsend renown supremacy, yet prophet not acknowledged, kept desire of a great life, sought skill of voice, articulate hardly ever, cheek no longer free, famous self seldom bite snarls dogma, link of country of faith, kinship all that’s true, fair play desired fame acknowledged, pent the home front, covetousness war or peace love or hate, just yelp puppy love, nice _________________________| Penned on September 28, 2014!

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  1. Date: 9/30/2014 6:15:00 AM

    Congratulations on being chosen as the poem of the day for your marvelous poem.

  1. Date: 9/30/2014 6:09:00 AM

    Congrats, Verlena. :) Happy for you and this piece on such a timely subject. The ending was sweet.

  1. Date: 9/30/2014 6:02:00 AM

    i am really so pleased for you congratulations well deserved smiling

  1. Date: 9/30/2014 5:12:00 AM

    - A really clever poem Verlena! - Congratulations : Poem of the Day !- I wish you a nice day - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/30/2014 4:00:00 AM

    Congrats on this difficult form and POD....hugs Tim

  1. Date: 9/29/2014 8:58:00 PM

    To seek fame is to search for worth, freedom is beyond recognition, freedom is self respect. Your poem of metaphysical genius provkes this sight in me Verlena. Luxury is an ambush against soul strength. You are such a beautiful oracle Verlena. This poem educates with riddle quality. J.A.B.

    Walker  Avatar Verlena S. Walker Date: 9/29/2014 9:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Justin for your super-awesome remarks and superlative response. I am here philosophically. Sending a smile, Verlena...
  1. Date: 9/29/2014 3:13:00 PM

    Glad to see someone doing this one, Varlena. You have a lot of courage. This is one I don't think I can even attempt! I think you must love a good hard challenge!!

    Walker  Avatar Verlena S. Walker Date: 9/29/2014 9:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, worth the try and thanks Andrea for your thumbs up... Verlena
  1. Date: 9/28/2014 9:33:00 AM

    Yes, I agree, you nicely play with the words, Verlena

    Walker  Avatar Verlena S. Walker Date: 9/28/2014 1:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Dr. Ram... Verlena
  1. Date: 9/28/2014 7:47:00 AM

    You are a word master. I applaud your style. Well done! :)

    Walker  Avatar Verlena S. Walker Date: 9/28/2014 1:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Casarah.... Verlena

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