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                                            From the Hunter's belt
                                            I picked out the middle star
                                            and named it "For You"
                                            For its light's pure as your love
                                            and prey to your heart: I am






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  1. Date: 9/27/2012 12:17:00 PM

    So deep, so beautiful!

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 6:22:00 AM

    Deep, stimulating and provocative ... that middle star.

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 2:07:00 PM

    I am so tired with tanka about cars, or tanka about writing(?), tanka about trick or treating, CNN....

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 2:03:00 PM

    Did you read my soupmail reply? I can't tell if you did or not lol. Way to go with this tanka....this is wot tanka is all about. Little love notes -- nothing more, nothing less.

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 9:33:00 PM

    Awesome write, Ruben. The last line strikes the heart.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 8:30:00 PM

    yep, remember that Beatle song, Just another silly love song, or something like that? A lot of love poems are that way!!

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 8:52:00 AM

    Terrific tanka. Hope to see more poems from you soon.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 6:27:00 AM

    where are you hiding, ruben?... got more great stuff?..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 12:12:00 AM

    Beautiful sentiments Ruben. Lucky she is. Thank you for your kind words about my senruy. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 10:28:00 PM

    wow... now this is a hunt, that can only end up with the best prey ever.... making them hearts melt on the bottom... I already read this poem earlier... I thought of a middle finger for some reason... well I'm glad i was way off... judging by all the comments on your poem... an excellent tanka... you are... xox~pd

    Shango Avatar L'nass Shango Date: 9/5/2012 6:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    The middle star of Orion is not a star, but a nebula called the hunter's sword. The images of sword and prey (connoting "pray") made this love poem revolutionary and dangerous
  1. Date: 8/8/2012 6:51:00 PM

    wow killer last line..I'll fight her for you! You know I did learn to fence! engarde! Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 3:09:00 PM

    replies for you in Soupmail.

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 7:45:00 PM

    Oh, so like the hunter/prey play! Awesome. Hope you are well. Damn, sirens are just wailing right now. I hope she stays asleep? Sigh... YES! Oh, whatta long long long day. If you're not writing much, no worries. It's like a chef going shopping for the freshest fare. We need to fill our coffers with sun, company and idleness before giving ourselves over to the solitude and perma-mood of writing. Cheers, chum. :) Cyndi

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 4:04:00 PM

    Ahh!..So romantic..Enjoyed reading today..Thanks for stopping by my blog..Hubby sleeps now..Sara

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 9:50:00 PM

    Glad I decided to click on your name tonight to see this little gem, Ruben. it's adorable.

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 8:51:00 AM

    Ruben - No wonder I keep looking for an update on your page. You've come with a stupendous one. It's so original, dear and captivating. Please write more. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 9:18:00 AM

    Way to go Ruben...excellent charming piece here...and I absolutely love your comment..thank you so much!!! Again an excellent Tanka here!!

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 5:33:00 AM

    Ruben, this is a beauty I especially love your last line :) Wilma

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 2:06:00 AM

    this. is. beautiful. the girl who holds your heart is so lucky. i had a smile on my face the whole read and read it several times over. =Juli-Michelle=

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 12:01:00 AM

    ruben, i dig the magic of yor wand!.. a winner for me!,:) huggs!

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 4:26:00 PM

    Beautiful sentiments, Ruben! I love that last line...thanks so much for your encouraging comments today at my poetry. I am grateful for the support. Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 6:41:00 AM

    Swing on Ruben ...

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 2:48:00 AM

    Ruben, this is so beautiful written in few words. - wish you luck in contest! - Have a lovely day. - oxox hugs Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 1:37:00 AM

    Ruben, fantastic, good luck..David