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Defining Lines

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Defining Lines

Frayed
around
the edges
outlined by life
my portrait is etched by experience




Inspired by Brian Strands' Five and Twenty Contest

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  1. Date: 10/26/2009 4:10:00 AM
    Congrats on your placing in Brian's contest Robin >> James

  1. Date: 10/24/2009 11:40:00 AM
    Reminds me of the Velveteen Rabbit ... smile ... congratulations on your win and thanks so much for all your comments!! Doesn't take long to feel like a HUGE extended family here at the Soup!!

  1. Date: 10/24/2009 5:12:00 AM
    Congratulations, Robin, on placing in Brian’s “Twenty & Five” contest. Excellent expression of life's definition! Love, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 10/16/2009 5:33:00 PM
    very very nice and concise! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/11/2009 9:42:00 PM
    Congratulations on your fabulous poem taking high honors in Brian's contest! Great picture piece! Hugs, Donna

  1. Date: 10/11/2009 9:50:00 AM
    I like the double meaning of your title as well as your poem applying to anyone's walk of life. Congratulations on your well deserved win!

  1. Date: 10/10/2009 9:30:00 PM
    Congrats, Robin on your win ib Brian's Contest. :-) God Bless, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 12:32:00 PM
    This is such an insightful poem. Congratulations on your well-deserved second place finish in Brian's contest. Way to go!!! Enjoy your honor. Keep up the good writing. Thank you for your kind comments. Karen

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 7:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest Robin. May you have many more. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 7:30:00 AM
    What wonderful description in this amazing and clever poem, Robin!! Congratulations on your win!! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 4:06:00 AM
    congrats on the win!!

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 2:39:00 AM
    Robin, congrats on your success in Brian's contest...Raul

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 2:33:00 AM
    A masterpiece, dear Robin. Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 12:55:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in my contest Robin.Rgds Brian .my latest contest 'IMAGINE' is now open.

  1. Date: 10/7/2009 12:46:00 AM
    Dear Robin, This is a winner for sure! Profound!!!! Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 10/6/2009 12:02:00 PM
    Yes, it is experience that "frays" us, but it also teaches us how to move forward in life successfully. Excellent work, Robin! And I wish you well in the contest, dear friend. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/5/2009 7:39:00 PM
    nice job Robin, good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 7:12:00 PM
    This is fantastic, Robin! I feel my own chances getting slimmer for a place in this contest! Yikes! Hugs, Donna

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 11:40:00 AM
    excellent job!!!--Charma

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 10:28:00 AM
    What an insightful poem. So much truth to your last line. Good luck in the contest. Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Have a good week! Karen

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