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Dark Dancing

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Dark Dancing

The sun, Sol, has risen and fallen. His time has come and gone. A new player enters the 
field. It is Luna's turn to dance across the black velvet sky. Stars twinkle into view, creating 
a glistening array of sequins. The Mockingbird sings his last song as the Nightengale takes 
his place. She sings of Love and Wisdom, traits of Luna. The crickets chirp, the fireflies 
dance across the dew-sparkled lawn, and the Nightengale sings.


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  1. Date: 7/29/2011 10:04:00 AM

    Lovely Free Verse, Erika. Many congrats on your SUPER WIN. Lainie

  1. Date: 7/28/2011 8:11:00 AM

    Erika congratulations on your win in John's contest :)

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 6:47:00 PM

    Congrats Erika on your wonderful win with these lovely lines of poetry luv..

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 2:34:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in Moses's "Best Shot" contest Erika. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 12:50:00 PM

    hey Erika,congrats on your win, david

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 12:15:00 PM

    Erika, Your sponsor receives your poem's grace. Congratulations on your poem's honor. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 12:10:00 PM

    My congratulations on the third place win in the contest of John, Erika

  1. Date: 7/8/2011 9:59:00 AM

    Excellent. Love, Carol