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Spilling to Death

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Spilling to Death

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                                                    Beaches in mourning:
                                                    clean species engulf their hopes
                                                    through a viscous trance
                                                    Ignominy and death stick
                                                    to the short time remaining...




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  1. Date: 4/24/2012 10:42:00 PM
    Makes u wonder y we're in Iraq, there is plenty in our back yard! Good piece

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 10:44:00 PM
    you write so beautifully ruben...such depth...I have been reading but not commented on all, yet...some too touching...you are so gifted...thank you for your kindness, your humour, and your encouragement ...it means a great deal to me...I'll be back...have a good nite/day...big huggsss,love deb

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 7:56:00 AM
    It is always a pleasure to read your poetry Ruben. I want to thank you today for your kind words on my writing. Your words are appreciated more then you know. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 11:26:00 AM
    I missed thi Reuben when it was featured Short and to the poi and well said. Glad to hear from you and thank you for your comments. love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/18/2010 8:11:00 AM
    well sorry I missed this featured poem what sad imagery for the poor countless animals effected by spill wonder if dawn really cleaned most of them up well again congrats did you write this poem long ago for I know when soup features my work its like from 4 yrs ago wonder if they hate all the new ones or what keep up the great writing my poet friend

  1. Date: 8/30/2010 7:23:00 AM
    The oil spills through the poetry of our time this disaster will never be forgotten ... congrates on being featured this week love Jayne

  1. Date: 8/30/2010 6:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week here at PoetrySoup Ruben. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/29/2010 6:16:00 PM
    good job my friend :) JB

  1. Date: 8/29/2010 2:33:00 PM
    Congrats Ruben on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a nice piece to share with us all my friend... hope u are doing wel.. with luv..

  1. Date: 8/24/2010 11:20:00 PM
    I don't know what place you got, but this is really nice. Congrats! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/23/2010 12:45:00 PM
    I see you won with this and it was well deserved. Thank you for your kind comments on my poetry. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/21/2010 3:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your deserved win Ruben..,Celene.

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 6:04:00 AM
    Congratulations to you Ruben on your win in Team PoetrySoup's contest "Gulf Oil Spill". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 4:33:00 PM
    Big congrats on your victory in the Soup contest, Ruben. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 4:02:00 PM
    Ruben! Congratulations on your huge win in the PoetrySoup 'oil spill' contest! And you pulled it off with a suberb Tanka! Vive la minimale!~Chris

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 3:56:00 PM
    I love this, Ruben! Very well written, so well worded. Congrats on your win in the Oil Spill contest! Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 3:50:00 PM
    An excellent and intense TANKA. Way to GO, RUBEN! Congratulations, my friend. Best wishes, John

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 2:58:00 PM
    Congrats Ruben on your winning poem in the Gulf Oil Spill contest with this brilliant write my friend.. enjoy your sweet victory this happy Sunday..with luv..

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 7:28:00 AM
    Great write that you have penned...I read on the internet that the explosion in China was worse than thought and oil is spilling over there also..Sara

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 12:01:00 PM
    Intense ..dramatic.. powerful write Ruben.. so apropos to the destruction of this vast oil spill and its tragedy and travesty to all.. your title is superb.. with luv..

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