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Sweet death

Sweet death, have me tarry not, greet me, for comes the morn. Cheat the sun, that I may sleep, complete as if ne'er born. Entreat, do I, your embrace. Defeat my heartbeat this night. Meet me mid a last dreaming, secrete this soul from sight.
written in Lento form

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  1. Date: 10/18/2012 8:55:00 PM
    Paula:-) congratulations with your wonderful win in the " February, 2012 Contest " It is very nice to see you on this winning list..*'.*'.*' hip hip hooray. Good night :-) always~ PD

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 6:13:00 PM
    How exciting to place so high in the International contest. Congratulations Paula thought this is very sad. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 9:25:00 PM
    PUALUA, Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Take care. *Luv* PD

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 8:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the PoetrySoup International Contest Paula. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 3:41:00 PM
    ((()))Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 3:14:00 AM
    Congratulations, Paula, on your win in the International contest. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 6:44:00 PM
    Well done, Paula!!! It takes more than one reading to capture the whole mood! Congratulations on a somber, and deep poem!

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 6:20:00 PM
    I loved the tone. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 3:49:00 PM
    WAY to GO, Paula. I so rarely see you, I"m sure glad you made the winner circle here. Congrats on your interesting lento poems.

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 5:40:00 PM
    Congrats Paula so nice to see your awesome win. love phyl

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 2:06:00 PM
    Congrats on your superb win,Paula.Well deserved!! Take Care,Arild

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 1:05:00 PM
    Paula, congratulations on your International win...David

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 6:05:00 PM
    Congrad's on winning through round one. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/18/2012 8:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem making it through round one of the PoetrySoup International Poetry Contest. I wish you the best in the finals Paula. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 1:16:00 PM
    wow! this is a classic in its language, form and symbolism....it's rare to see a poem like this on the Soup...for my money this is the winner of the contest...I might as well withdraw my scribble right now L O L.....you dont need my wishes of good luck....but I offer them anyway Paula....wow again! best wishes Syd

  1. Date: 8/1/2011 9:38:00 PM
    Deep and profound, I think this is different for you? I love it, very thought provoking and I wish you the best with this winner in the contest, and thanks for your ever comments ( and help) on my poetry, I so appreciate that~~

  1. Date: 8/1/2011 6:08:00 AM
    Hi Paula, haunting lento and- if for the contest- then I hope it places well. I really liked the line, cheat the sun. Hi from Cyndi

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 9:48:00 PM
    you may not have to wait for death. check out my latest. it may spin your mind out of control being one who studies well. look. jhl