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Night Unseen, a constanza

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Night Unseen, a constanza

Ashes linger on a fair brook,
	Wizened, wrinkled, old eyes they say
	Have spirit that in death yet pray.
Where once a life pale darkness took,
	A crow to feast, a shiver’s wake,
	To ripple, stab, then overtake.
To settle where the gods may look,
	A soul may lie or live and cry
	But never kneel to heaven’s spy.
Or float in sight of nature’s cook,
	A ray of myth and holy light
	For fading in the may or might.
A sacrifice, or murder’s hook?
	None but the secret lovers’ fear
	Could tell what hell transpired here.

Ashes linger on a fair brook,
Where once a life pale darkness took,
To settle where the gods may look,
Or float in sight of nature’s cook,
A sacrifice, or murder’s hook?

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  1. Date: 9/26/2012 5:56:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your super win in Andrea's "Can You Constanza" contest Aron. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 10:04:00 AM
    Aron, :-). Congratulations with your awesome winning poem in Andrea's "Can you Constanza?" contest. Love it, always~ LUV*PD

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 2:29:00 AM
    Belated Congratulations Aronxx

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 9:52:00 PM
    Ew leaves me scared, sort of a black feeling, well written. congratulations on your win. Lee

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 9:02:00 AM
    Intriguing scenario. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 3:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on your great win in this Constanza contest!

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 12:10:00 AM
    Aron, Congratulations on your placement in Andrea’s “Can you Constanza? Contest.” There were so many really amazing entries we had a very difficult time deciding. We had to go by who followed the form best, and whose poem was most creative. I spent 4 and half hours going over the poems and Andrea, a lot longer. Thank you so much for your wonderful entry Mahalo, Connie This was one of my top fav's.

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 11:43:00 PM
    CONGRATS ARON ON A WONDROUS WRITE AND WIN LUV ..

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 9:10:00 PM
    ARon, Congratulations in my contest. Connie, my co-judge brought up to me how Poe-like this one sounded and I had to agree. It is the one probably the most unique on the list!