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The Wood Nymph

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The Wood Nymph

She listens to the whispering of trees and views the dance of wind on dewkissed leaves. Surrounded by tall silhouettes, she sees emerging patterns as each shadow weaves the light that lingers on extended limbs. Green arms reach up as if to glorify the One whose hand (as light of sun now dims) is splashing brilliant colors onto sky. The wood nymph relishes her tranquil home, the night owl's hoot, and soothing sounds of dark. She now reclines beneath a leafy dome, embraced by (and embracing) steadfast bark. As Full Moon glows, her respiration slows, then melds with breath of elm in deep repose. 6/25/2010

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  1. Date: 7/21/2014 3:26:00 AM
    Very nice, Andrea. I was stumped for a moment with that break in the lines but went back and read it a couple times and got the flow right. Great nature sonnet with vivid imagery. Enjoyed it my friend..... Robert.

  1. Date: 5/6/2012 2:22:00 PM
    wonderful winner here, love thge imagery, and how it flows, will get back to you, on being human, harry

  1. Date: 5/6/2012 12:13:00 AM
    Andrea, this is one of the most beautiful poems I have read in a long time...superb imagery, wonderful rhyme. A big congrats on your big win! Adding to my favs...

  1. Date: 5/5/2012 6:40:00 PM
    Congratulations Andrea. This was a worthy winner. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 11:49:00 PM
    atta girl, andie.. top work for top win!... best congrats and huggs! :)

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 2:18:00 PM
    The most elegant personification I've read in a very very long time...Fav'd...Congratulations on a most imaginative write! Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 11:07:00 AM
    Wonderful imagery here Andrea.Congrats on your win.It is a honour for me to share the top spot with you.

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 11:06:00 AM
    Beautiful Andrea! Congratulations on your win! :)

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 9:36:00 AM
    Beautiful images of the natural world, nice poem.

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 9:36:00 AM
    O' I love this Andrea! Congrats on a well deserved win! big hugs, love ya deb

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 8:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on another beautiful poem, Andrea!

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 7:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in "Contest 174" Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 5:57:00 AM
    congrats on your win Andrea

  1. Date: 7/20/2010 8:27:00 PM
    Could you direct me to that elm tree please? I could do with a wood nymph or two! Oh, sorry wrong nymph!:) A beautiful poem of imagination Andrea. I changed my 'Lights Out' entree and added another verse, check it out!

  1. Date: 7/17/2010 8:56:00 PM
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  1. Date: 7/6/2010 1:07:00 PM
    hey dear SM, Congrats on your well deserved win in Tirzah Conway’s contest, you are such a wonderful talent here. Keep up the great work as I wish you many more win in other contests. Please keep your passionate pen flowing. Great you! Love Adeleke

  1. Date: 7/6/2010 4:47:00 AM
    Congratulations Andrea on your win in Tirzah Conway's contest "Fantasy". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/6/2010 12:34:00 AM
    I knew it!!! You are on a roll!! Super congrats on your 3rd place win, Andrea!! Your wood nymph sonnet was a stunner!! ^_^ and haha I was wishful thinking---happy as well that my Diwata was able to hang by a thread and make it to Tirzah's awesome list :D --nikko :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 3:01:00 PM
    This was an amazing read about Wood Nymphs! I truly love it - Congrat's on your 3rd place win in my contest!~Tirzah~

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 7:51:00 AM
    this is very sweet, i like it alot , blessings x

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