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Silver Strands Woven in Gold ~~~~ Beneath the earth in the vale of the kings For countless years undiscovered, unseen In an old leather bag bound with brass rings A necklet so rare, ‘twas fit for a queen This beautiful piece with deep lustrous shine In beaten red gold and fine silver strands A stunning linked chain of complex design Depicting the skill of artistic hands From where had it come, to whom would belong? A Queen, or princess of elegant grace? Whose story was writ in the poet’s song Sung by the slave girls in this ancient place A priceless treasure found under the sands A link to the past in fine silver strands

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  1. Date: 11/25/2012 6:42:00 AM
    Here it is again just past Thanksgiving in the USA and coming up on Christmas, you have been missing too long! Please come home for Christmas. LIght & Love

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Dear Margaret, A 'treasure' of a sonnet. Kathy

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 10:51:00 PM
    Hey, did you know I had a sonnet somewhere around written about you? It was for a contest last month on people we miss here at Soup. Glad to see you BACK.

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 5:15:00 AM
    So nice to hear from you once again! And a very elegant sonnet. One wee suggestion 3rd verse line 4 maybe [of an artisan's hands] would flow better? Welcome home. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/13/2011 6:34:00 PM
    This is lovely, Margaret. Congrats on your win. Kim

  1. Date: 12/12/2011 10:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Marg on your win in the contest.Enjoyed it first time around.

  1. Date: 12/12/2011 8:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Susan's "Silver Strands" contest Margaret. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/12/2011 7:28:00 AM
    Uniquiely beautiful. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 12/12/2011 5:51:00 AM
    Maggie this should have placed much higher a unique write with great mystery as Andie has said..congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 9:59:00 PM
    Marg. I like how you made yours kind of like a mystery. It was elegantly written. Congratulations in the contest. I had a lot of fun helping Susan with the judging. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 8:27:00 PM
    congrulations lass a worthy win x

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 4:30:00 PM
    A very creative and unusual approach with this fine winning poem. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 2:42:00 PM
    A wonderful story beautifully told. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 2:34:00 PM
    Well, I was right. It's a winner. Congratulations Margaret

  1. Date: 12/11/2011 1:46:00 PM
    Margaret congrats on your great win..David

  1. Date: 12/10/2011 2:45:00 AM
    Wonderful poem.Love it Marg.Best wishes in the contest.

  1. Date: 12/6/2011 11:14:00 PM
    A marvelous composition. Should be a contender in the competition.

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 7:19:00 PM
    Great poetry Margaret, well done here....

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 6:45:00 PM
    Such a lovely poem Margaret so well penned. XX Lizzie

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 9:55:00 AM
    I'd be willing to bet that this will be a winner Margaret. Good Luck