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THE POET

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THE POET

A
word
player-
reciting
nothing but the truth

Inspired by Laura Riding's(the American poet) words (see my blog today 'A POEM IS..

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  1. Date: 10/29/2009 5:22:00 PM
    good job, player:)

  1. Date: 10/29/2009 4:19:00 PM
    I love the thought of a poet being a "word player"! A deep and beautiful Fibonacci and a wonderfully inspired poem! Thank you for sharing your insights and inspirations, always! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 10/29/2009 8:59:00 AM
    I am going to your blog now. Thank you for sharing. lainie

  1. Date: 10/28/2009 3:39:00 PM
    thankxxx Brian for choosing my poem in your contest for honorable mention.. very meaningful to me and much appreciated... also thankxxx for your prompt response today regarding the premium membership issue I am having.. hopefully it will be resolved soon... am looking forward to entering your newly posted contest... bravo on a job well done and your decisions... Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 10/28/2009 11:14:00 AM
    Yes...indeed a word player...and reciting things as seen through a poet's eye. ~ Another poem, so well said! ~ ps...I am very honored that you chose my entry in your contest Brian. I do so appreciate the challenges you present us in your contests, to reach beyond our usual style, and I thank you for this honor very much! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 10/28/2009 10:00:00 AM
    Wow what a way to look at it. And yes I can see it being so. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us once again Brian. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/28/2009 6:09:00 AM
    Do you mean the truth as the poet sees it? Nicely done. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 10/28/2009 2:33:00 AM
    Keep on tellin' the truth, Brian! - Tim