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Poetry in motion

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Poetry in motion

I was witness to poetry in motion
amidst all the world’s chaos and humdrum

As the sun lazily rose from its eastern bowers
this bare backed man presented quite a picture

He gracefully lowered his oar with a soft swish
moving slowly looking for fish

Rowed his makeshift boat on scooter tyres
the lone kayaker on lake waters.



for Backwards poem contest by Matt Caliri

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  1. Date: 5/9/2013 9:58:00 AM
    hey, I see you won a contest with this one two years ago! Just seeing it now for first time. Congrats and I sure hope to see many more poems from you. I am running out of ones to see new!!

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 9:58:00 AM
    love the image of that kayak!!

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 10:50:00 PM
    Loved it Afroze. Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Matt's "Backwards Poem" contest Afroze. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 11:28:00 AM
    I could just picture this man on his kayak-- poetry in motion indeed :D-- beautiful image you put in here, Afroze and I really liked reading this both ways :D Congrats on your win :D

  1. Date: 6/25/2011 11:14:00 PM
    so happy for your well desreved win, alfroze.. huggs! :)

  1. Date: 6/25/2011 3:33:00 PM
    Congratulations Afroze Ali for rising to the occasion and bringing us a great backwards poem and for your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/19/2011 10:18:00 PM
    Deep, motion.. and a great poemm ,Ali... good luck in contest,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/19/2011 12:05:00 PM
    Nicely expressed....