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in tropical cay surround by black horizon — sudden deflation
silent darkness throughout the empty beach a lightning and a thunder fade into nothingness
Ruben Ortellao Contest Name: A Mesh Of Forms (Senryu-Kimo) Sponsor: Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 11/17/2012 6:51:00 PM
    yes like the eye of the hurricane or the calm of a light snow..Light & Love [soup mail]

  1. Date: 4/12/2012 4:01:00 AM
    Poetic art in these lines,, beautiful work, Ruben. Congrats!!! love, gautami

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 7:48:00 PM
    Ruben, congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 12:23:00 PM
    Congratulations on your super win in Russell's "A Mesh Of Forms" contest Ruben. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 7:10:00 PM
    A lonely feeling. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 6:43:00 PM
    Line 5 [as?] rich kimo!! Congrad's on your win Light & love

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 4:58:00 PM
    Congratulations Ruben...well done my frinend...very gripping...big huggsss,love debs

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 8:55:00 AM
    congrats Ruben on a brilliant win for this intense mesh of forms with grand imagery luv.. so enjoyed.. do u think Charma will enter the contest? u know she usually does not luv.. I treasure her as a loving friend..

  1. Date: 4/4/2012 6:39:00 AM
    Ruben. I could not sleep after only five hours, so I am back here now for a wee bit. Here is your fortune: Saturday's child works hard for a living. (I have never been able to figure out if that is a good one or bad one. At least it shows good character, which you are loaded with!)

  1. Date: 3/21/2012 6:11:00 PM
    I was here, the picture was clear, nice to see you back here. Smile. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 3/20/2012 11:04:00 PM
    Ruben, i love the title... the image sits still while the fright vanishes away... i have never seen a black horizon.. Your contest entry has that dark beauty i love in poems..and i don't mean that in a dark way... i like the way you express the silence at night... good luck in the contest..always..pd

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 6:22:00 PM
    Awesome one! Very chilling read. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 5:31:00 AM
    makes me want to be at the beach! nice remembrance of the beautiful skies at the beach! It is great to hear from you!! You look like you have been having tooo much fun!! take care!

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 7:59:00 PM
    This set places me in a relaxing trance!.....(ahhhhhh.....ummmmm.....ahhhhh....ummmmm!)..looking for the seed/waiting poem that u mentioned...I do think great minds think alike!...u must be a nature NUT too!

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 12:59:00 AM
    great imagery here Ruben, specially that black horizon. coup d'etat for me. good luck on the contest

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 7:45:00 PM
    Smile ˜ Tis So Gloomy My Dear Beautiful Ruben ˜ I Find Myself Often Trying To Imagine I Might Say This Type Of Emotional Moment Perhaps ˜ I Know Countless In This Place & Time Deal With Such Everyday ˜ My Heart Loves & Bleeds For Them Yet If I Were To Liken This Truth Unto Anything Specific Then I Would Point Unto, Christ Jesus, Groaning In His Spirit At The Broken Hearts Of Others While Even Knowing That Soon, His Beauty, Would Be Bringing Lazarus Back Unto Life * Good To See You Again My Dear Friend ˜ Love Always, John!:) ˜

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 9:11:00 AM
    Love the image of silent darkness on an empty beach. Quite an enigmatic piece for this contest Ruben, Good luck and huggs

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 2:04:00 AM
    Thank you for this lovely poem....Luck to you in contest! Have a good day. - oxox hugs Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 12:58:00 AM
    black horizon/silent darkness/empty beach.. and nothingness... A very strong feeling of solitude transmitted through 'your thunder and lightning' striking in distance- Ruben

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 8:49:00 PM
    Ruben, way to do the mesh of forms. I especially like the kimo. What an outstanding image you gave it. Hope you do well with this. Luv, Andrea

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