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Tidal Wars

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Tidal Wars

The old desires
for domination 
drifts in once again
on the ocean waves,
one frothy lap
riding atop the other
with ever growing
intensity.

As the moon and sun
rise and set daily
the ancient battles
repeatedly plays out 
around the world.
The rotating force
of gravitation pull
forever to be
the victor. 


Written for Francine Roberts..."on the ocean waves"...contest

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  1. Date: 11/19/2012 3:18:00 PM

    Happy Holiday [soup mail] Light and Love

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 12:48:00 PM

    Nice tidal wars in the solar system compared with human instinct. Lovely done. Wish you best in the contest. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 12:13:00 PM

    sweet congrats on your win, debra.. so though-provoking!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 10:13:00 AM

    How true Deb but you give extra meaning in the wonderful way you use nature to show the way. Hope all is well with you. Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 9:47:00 PM

    Congrats to your win! You have deserved it.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:23:00 AM

    A well deserved win for you. Congratulations Debra. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 9:59:00 AM

    great write Debra

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 9:30:00 AM

    ..and congrats on your precious win, debrah.. :) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 10:07:00 AM

    Excellent, Debra! Congrats on your win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 1:12:00 PM

    Splendid...yes I am here.

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 8:44:00 AM

    Congratulations Debra xx

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 2:04:00 AM

    war to me is a scary thing and i wish it would end, but you captured this so well in your poem, its beautiful, i love it! thanks for sharing with us and i hope to read more =Juli-Michelle=

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 2:32:00 PM

    Winning material for sure..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..So far some things can be counted upon to be constant..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 12:33:00 PM

    Debra, you chose the perfect title for this one, all the best for Francine's contest. I am happy to see you on the soup more often now :) enjoy reading your gems, love Wilma

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 6:26:00 AM

    You want something; your gonna have to take it.

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 2:38:00 AM

    what a creative variation of the theme, debra... well done and win it!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 1:55:00 PM

    Love the ending in this poem Debra, very well written poem. - Wish you luck in contest. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 11:48:00 AM

    Debra in and out they go, I like , good luck..David

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 11:31:00 AM

    Wisdom in every line here,Debra.Enjoyed this one very much.Keep that golden pen working:-) Hugs,Arild

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 11:28:00 AM

    Debra, this is a very stunning poem for Francine's contest. Nice to see your poem here on the soup.; Hugs, Gail

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 10:43:00 AM

    The ocean - source of beauty and terror. Your poem conjures up a vision of it. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish