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Hark the Bell Rings

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Hark the Bell Rings

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Hark! the bell rings. Dusky clouds loom across the dale, Hark! the bell rings. To her veil of fog, ocean clings. Watered wind rising to the sail; A shadow wheels against the gale. Hark! the bell rings. Hark! the bell rings. Old town is bathed in the gloaming, Hark! the bell rings. Cradling birds the birch yonder swings; Once a jolly sailor, homing; To lay now, wearied from roaming. Hark! the bell rings. ~~ For Chris D. Aechtner's Contest : "Let The Masks Fall - The Many Reasons Behind It All" By gautami phookan

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  1. Date: 3/28/2014 9:31:00 PM
    This poem caught my eye because I love bells. You have a wonderful command of language. Congrats on a beautiful poem!

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 9:01:00 PM
    Gautami, .congrats....... enjoyed :) LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 5:58:00 PM
    Gautami CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thanks for supporting the ""LONGING poem"" contest <----- Awesome!! If you'd like:-) stop by my latest poem "FORBIDDEN". Enjoy my latest blog! "ALL SHE WROTE" if you like:) AT -----> http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_blogs/blog_detail.aspx?BlogID=15995&PoetID=18720 -------take care & enjoy your coming week. Love*** Linda

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 7:43:00 PM
    wow, It's really too bad you didn't get it finished for the contest.This was AMAZINGLY good. If it had been entered with all the lines done up to code, I would say it could deserve a top place.

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 5:30:00 PM
    I think you have missed one line here Goutami.Recheck it......kashinath

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    Date: 2/19/2012 9:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    No longer for the contest, nor any ashes , neither any bubbles o_O But still, I dedicate this to nette, for I really enjoyed writing this form. I removed that line later, since multiple rondelets too have just 2 rhyming patterns so can't call it that anymore...hahaha..
  1. Date: 2/19/2012 12:40:00 PM
    very cool nautical poem ~always p.d.

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 9:51:00 AM
    I think I've told you at least 10 times how glad I am that you are posting again! (And yes, life is good!).

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 9:50:00 AM
    Oh, I got up this morning and was wondering if you posted something new...I was right! My psychic connection to your laptop was correct...ah ha. Very classical writing style, Gauti. It's as tho these birds are vacationing in the birch hotel from a long winter's flight. Their song is filled with jubilation from completing their weary journey. One of ny favorite trees in Ohio is the River Birch. It is a relative of the white birch that so many around the world are familiar with. Stunning as it cascades over the edge of the river banks. :)