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Colorful town-Nicaragua

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Colorful town-Nicaragua

Narrow streets                                                                           
very small towns                                                                              
colorful cribs (houses)                                      

beautiful people                                              
huge hearts                           
houses made out bricks                                              

Lack of sources
poverty
reader says "indeed"

Green land
blue flag 
where the earth still bleeds

Political riots
government revels
civil war - Notorious

Colored people
big dreams
ghetto fabulous 

Third world country
criminals brutality
corrupted presidents - crooks

Tiny nation
giant citizens  
blood vessels , DNA - my roots

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  1. Date: 1/19/2010 3:32:00 PM
    Dearest Diogenes, Congratulations on getting through the First Round of the PoetrySoup October contest, this is an awesome poem, you are such a great poet... keep writing... Wishing YOU the best of Luck. your poetry friend Adeleke

  1. Date: 12/28/2009 2:58:00 PM
    Dear Diogenes, Congratulations on getting through the First Round of the PoetrySoup October contest Wishing YOU the best of Luck ALWAYS…HG

  1. Date: 12/23/2009 11:18:00 AM
    Congratulations on making it through the first round of the PoetrySoup Site October Contest. I wish you the best in the finals Diogenes. May 2010 be the year you see your writing endeavors become reality. Love and blessings to you and yours always, Carol

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 10:02:00 AM
    Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 2:29:00 PM
    Congratulations on moving to the next round with this great poem, Diogenes! Wishing you joy and happiness in the New Year, love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 11:08:00 AM
    Many congratulations on reaching the second round with your fine poem >> James

  1. Date: 11/8/2009 12:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on having this poem featured this week. Keep writing. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 11/8/2009 11:34:00 AM
    Congratulations, brother on this great featured poem of yours, Sincerely, Love, Moses

  1. Date: 11/7/2009 6:01:00 PM
    Wait a little. Isn't Diogenes the God of Wine ? :)

  1. Date: 11/7/2009 5:59:00 PM
    Such a paradox in this country: tiny nation/giant citizens, beautiful people/criminals brutality, big dream/poverty...Very informative description of your roots. Congratulations. Love, Iolanda

  1. Date: 11/6/2009 9:40:00 PM
    This is such a thought provoking poem. Wow! Congratulations on being featured this week. Keep on writing. Wishing you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 11/6/2009 4:11:00 PM
    Congrats on your featured write this week! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 11/3/2009 12:34:00 PM
    cingrats on the poem being featured this week!! is the shape suppose to be nicaugo?

  1. Date: 11/2/2009 1:16:00 PM
    Many congratulations on your poem being featured this week >> James

  1. Date: 11/2/2009 4:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Diogenes. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 1:43:00 PM
    You have painted an interesting, well described picture....and a history of a place we don't hear about as often as others...thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 11:10:00 AM
    Diogenes, thank you for sharing this. Have never been to Nicaragua, but got a taste of it and your love for it and it's people. All the best, Krista

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 9:58:00 AM
    What a day. Some very unbelieveably outstanding writes I am reading today.Thank you for sharing yours with us Diogenes. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 8:13:00 PM
    They certainly are beautiful, big hearted people Diogenes, if anything like, Your a good represenative, my friend. Good write, Sincerely Moses

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 6:34:00 PM
    Nicaragua!! Churrasco con salsa jalapena y queso frito... Tipitapa!! Tres Leches y Pio Quinto!! Sorry, I can't help...I love the Nicaraguan food! Hey! You cannot write a poem to Your Country without talking about one of the greatest Poets of all time: Ruben Dario! : ) My eponym!! Great write, Diogenes. Ruben.

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