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My Valentine Gift

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My Valentine Gift

My Valentine Gift


For my valentine,
The focus of my desire.
Marquis diamond,
Twenty-four karats of fire,
You make fire and ice glisten.



Original poem written for the contest:
“My Valentine Gift” - ¤¤ 7th Place ¤¤
Syllable count - 5/7/5/7/7
Rhyming scheme - abcbc


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  1. Date: 8/6/2012 9:46:00 PM
    SR, Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Take care. *Luv* PD

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 7:20:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Samual! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 5:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in ~Andrea's~ "Tanka Your Valentine Gift" contest Samual. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 12:41:00 PM
    Congrats Samual on your win in Andrea's contest.Loved it first time around.

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 10:05:00 AM
    My big congratulations on your win, Samual. I have loved reading your Tanka. The last line is awesome. " You make fire and ice glisten. " I wish you continued success in your writing endeavors. Thanks for comment on my poetry. God bless. Your friend in poetry, Andrew.

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 4:11:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win with this lovely Tanka Samual, love Elizabeth

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 3:35:00 PM
    congrats on your contest win, diamonds are a girl's best friend, I'm sure you won her over with this one too :-)

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Love this Samual, no questions why this beauty made it onto the list :) congratulations on your win!! Wilma

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 11:42:00 AM
    Yowza...this one was a winner too, Samual! To place in Andrea's contest at all is an honor in my book. She really does know good poetry and is especially objective in judging it too...love the fire/desire couplet and I'll take a marquis diamond if you are passing them out next year too!! lol. It is not always easy to make a tanka flow and yours does brilliantly. :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 6:22:00 AM
    Lovely tanks, congratulations Sam I am xx

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 11:20:00 PM
    Wow! A rhymed tanka! I never saw one! : ) Congratulations on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 9:31:00 PM
    congrats Samual on a wonderful win for this loving gift luv..

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 9:01:00 PM
    I would not mind having one of these beauties on my finger!! Great fire and ice line, Sam. Congrats on your win in my contest.

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:53:00 PM
    grreat job, sam.. rush hour, so here’s a generic greeting to you and the rest….loads of smiling cheers to you for the amazing award!! :) huggs

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 4:38:00 PM
    big rocks make 4 glisten of the eye, will catch a lady bye n by , the dollar cost might make me cry, is it an albatross... WHY:) of cos... well done mate..

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 5:06:00 PM
    A lovely Valentine poem for your Valentine. Thanks for sharing it,God bless you.Eirch

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 4:03:00 PM
    cold as ice n burning fire, diamond like, refractions liar, so nice.

  1. Date: 2/12/2012 8:05:00 PM
    A Fine tanka Samuel, should do excellent in the contest but please start off with a smaller gift---you'll make the rest of us look bad!

  1. Date: 2/12/2012 7:34:00 PM
    Ahh, how sweet. Thanks for your kind words for my poem "Peace." God Bless and Happy Valentine's Day to you also. Cile

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 2:50:00 PM
    Diamonds what a wonderful gift, this is a little gem Samual, love Elizabeth

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