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A Prince

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Below is the poem entitled A Prince which was written by poet Elaine George. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A Prince

There in the midst
Of those ashes I see
A flame of humanity
Burning so brightly 
Fuelled by love
There on bended knee
The fireman 
Who risked his
Life to save
A dog and her
Five babies
Is Knighted a Prince
With a grateful lick
Given
So tenderly.  

For:  Joyce Johnson’s contest - Doggy Gratitude
Inspired by the picture

Awarded:  First Place

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  1. Date: 2/23/2011 4:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved 1st place win in Joyce's contest Lainie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 5:22:00 AM
    Many congratulations Elaine on your win in Joyce's contest with this little gem....:)

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 4:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. You have great descriptiveness and rhyming in this entry which is simply worded and easy to read.

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 1:19:00 PM
    Hi Elaine - Congratulations on your win in Joyce's contest. Best wishes, Kory"

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 12:01:00 PM
    Beautiful, beautiful. You are a wonderful writer. Congratulations! Love, Deb

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 9:22:00 AM
    I loved this poem the first time I read it, Lainie. Congratulations on your first-place win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 9:03:00 AM
    What a tender poem of love and gratitude!! Congratulations, Elaine!! Beautifully done! love, Carrie

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 7:41:00 AM
    Congrats Lainie on your first place win in Joyce's contest with this extraordinary entry my friend.. enjoy your top spot for a top notch poem..luv..

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 7:10:00 AM
    Great job Elaine, goo to see you at the top. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 7:09:00 AM
    This is awsome.Tons of congratulations for this victory

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 10:38:00 PM
    Congrats Elaine,on your big win in this contest!

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 10:36:00 PM
    Congratulations on your Great Ist Place win in Joyce's "Doggy Gratitude" Contest, 'Laine. Enjoy! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 9:53:00 PM
    Yours was the poem that most picked up on what I was wanting. Your emotions as you looked at the picture. So many wrote from the dog's point of view that I decided to have two winners in each placement. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/28/2011 9:05:00 AM
    Wonderful imag ery Elaine.... this is a happy ending for a canine family...

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 12:20:00 PM
    This will be a popular contest. This one should do very well. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 6:54:00 PM
    Very nice, Elaine, and it's so good to keep seeing you here. Lovely title for this too! He IS a prince.

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 5:02:00 PM
    Wonderful vision 'Laine! I know this will do very well in Joyce's "Doggy Gratitude" Contest! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 12:46:00 PM
    Original and so beautifully worded, Lainie. I definitely see this as a winner. The whole image of the dog bestowing knighhood "with a grateful lick" is amazing. Wishing you success. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 8:37:00 AM
    The weekend is upon us once again and I hope yours is wonderful and that you might find the inspiration to keep writing your excellent poetry. It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning Lainie. The best to you in Joyce's contest my dear friend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 7:39:00 AM
    Simply, but beautifully said...indeed a Knighted Prince! :)