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My Valentine Gift

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My Valentine Gift

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                                                  A simple bouquet
                                                  of promised forget-me-nots
                                                  not to pick petals
                                                  For I have given you all
                                                  but few small little flowers





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  1. Date: 2/21/2012 7:26:00 PM
    A lovely tanka, Ruben. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 5:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in ~Andrea's~ "Tanka Your Valentine Gift" contest Ruben. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 12:43:00 PM
    Congrats Ruben on your win in Andrea's contest.Beautiful Tanka.

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 3:27:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest, a clever little write, says a lot in five short lines...

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Ruben, A humble, yet powerful work. Well done, my friend. Congrats on placing on Andrea's winners list........................S.Ronthorpe

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 11:42:00 AM
    Absolutely stoked to see this one on the winner's list Ruben :) Congratulations to you!!

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 7:41:00 AM
    came bACK to rate ,forgot too..i always forget rating darn!

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 7:40:00 AM
    Wonderful bouquet on such a special day,I'm sure the few little flowers would be given throughout other moments ... Sweet poem,somehow with a sad taint tint in it,Pablo Neruda's way.. Awesome poetry once again-Rating? is there a 10 ?:)Charma

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 6:23:00 AM
    Lovely tanka, congratulations xx

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 9:36:00 PM
    congrats Ruben on a wonderful win for this loving gift.. so honored to share placement with u luv....

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 9:05:00 PM
    Simple and classy, Ruben. Congratulations in my Valentine Gift contest and I am happy to see you back at Soup again. sure have missed you.

  1. Date: 2/16/2012 5:25:00 PM
    Hello...Ruben, how have you been? I was so happy to see you comment my poem.. Your comments are worth more than you know... MEans much to me... How was your Valentine? Mine was as sweet and modest as your bouquet of promises and forget-me-nots... lovely tanka... Thank you for sharing your wonderful and cute picking petal tanka... always.. yours truly~ ;-) PD

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 3:39:00 PM
    A profound little work of art here Ruben keeping afloat on love's ocean.

  1. Date: 2/14/2012 2:00:00 PM
    oh Ruben u have NOT lost your touch luv with great creative words so tender and sweet.. now my valentine day is complete seeing u here again.. we are living in Italy now.. had hand surgery back in November so therapy here in Rome three times a week.. in the meantime.. Ron is my typist..haha.. oh he luvs it.. gets to sit next to me all day almost.. keep in touch uv.. and good luck if u entered the contest..

  1. Date: 2/14/2012 12:02:00 PM
    Ruben, nothing left to say..David

  1. Date: 2/14/2012 4:09:00 AM
    You say so much with these few lines Ruben, I love it!! :) Happy Valentine's Day to you too!! Wilma

  1. Date: 2/14/2012 1:30:00 AM
    So simple and yet so deep I think. Thanks for your lovely comments Ruben xx

  1. Date: 2/12/2012 3:51:00 PM
    Has been awhile Ruben, Good read friend. Thanks for dropping by bog. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/9/2012 1:13:00 PM
    Very romantic work that your gifted pen has written this afternoon..So long it has been since I read your gifted work..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 2/9/2012 11:54:00 AM
    Heya Ruben, here is a new post from you - great to see. Ah, there is more to this tanka than first meets the eye. I could interpret it in many different ways, which is another reason why it has poetic merit. It could be a simple, humble gesture of giving flowers, or depending on the reader, it could also be something more bittersweet....a hello and goodbye all wrapped up into one.

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