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The Higher the Flame Has Leaped

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The Higher the Flame Has Leaped

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                 To feel D
                                E
                                     E
                                         P
                                             loss,
                                                   you must first have known great love ~~~~~



by Carolyn Devonshire
*For the “One Amazing Line” Contest 
Sponsored by Constance La France ~ A Rambling Poet ~


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  1. Date: 12/18/2010 7:33:00 PM
    Fine example of this form! What is your Atlantis book about? Yours Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 12/18/2010 2:46:00 AM
    Congratulations, Carolyn on this well deserved win. (^_^) Noel.

  1. Date: 12/17/2010 2:53:00 PM
    Congrats on your great win!!!! a winner from the day you wrote it. luv Michael

  1. Date: 12/17/2010 6:39:00 AM
    Carolyn..congrats to you once again. I know this has personal meaning to you. BG

  1. Date: 12/16/2010 1:50:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 4:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on your terrific spot in the one line contest. You had very good thoughts for such a short poem. Charles

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 12:48:00 PM
    Indeed this is a spectacular line, Carolyn...and intensely sad as well! Congratulations!!!!

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 8:32:00 AM
    congrats on your first place win with this beautiful entry Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 8:17:00 AM
    Carolyn, what a wonderful expression of emotion and truth in this line. Congrats on a well deserved 1st place win. Dan C

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 8:00:00 AM
    This is sooo amazing, Carolyn! Perfect Monoku! Congratulations on this worthy honor! I hope you doing fine. Have a beautiful day even though I hear it is cold down there. Much love, Audrey

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 6:39:00 AM
    Hi Carolyn. Congratulations on your deserved win in the 'One Amazing Line', contest.It could not have gone to a better person. I'm delighted for you. Eamon

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 10:45:00 PM
    Amazing one liner. You deserve the top notch. many congratulations.

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 9:36:00 PM
    Hip hip hooray for you, CArolyn!!! Great DEEP one liner. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 8:36:00 PM
    NUMBER 1 . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . ...... . ....hurray!

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 8:35:00 PM
    Carolyn very nice !!!and so true ~I miss your inspiring words!!!!!!!!!!We had a bit of a Tornado today approx. 15 miles from Salem today~WOW~unheard of!!!!!~May God fill you with inspiration and the strength to help others ~chat with u soon ~nice write~Rick

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 6:46:00 PM
    congrads on your first place win

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 5:29:00 PM
    Good to see you once again at the very top Carloyn. Unique ness! Way to go girl. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 1:46:00 PM
    Loved it first time round Carolyn, loved it even more the second time. Many congratulations on your well deserved win in Constance's contest >> James :)

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 10:51:00 AM
    great to see your name on top of the marquee, carolyn! congrats! :)

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 8:57:00 AM
    Congratulations, Carolyn, on this wonderfully written monoku, and your place in the winning position of the monoku contest. You wrote this with both visual and emotional feeling; as a reader, this is wonderful to experience. Congratulations.

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