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Erstwhile Lovers

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Erstwhile Lovers

creatures of the night
    the bats zoom in abandon 
        darkness cloaks their flight
            secret rendezvous’ arise
heartbreak marries morning light

mesmerizing sights
   the rhythmic beat of fireflies
       sunlight fades its light
           a love shrouded in darkness
drowns inside the marriage tide




For SandyIvy Davis ‘Tanka –Love& Marriage’ Contest

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  1. Date: 11/27/2012 8:07:00 AM

    Well done. I even like the shape of this poem.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 5:45:00 PM

    Interesting choice of topic for the contest..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 7:08:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning poem in SandyIvy's "Tanka-Love & Marriage" contest Vicky. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 9:54:00 PM

    , congrats luv*Siddy

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 8:45:00 PM

    My hearty congratulations on your win Vicky! love/hugs:)Leonora

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 3:54:00 PM

    enjoy your win' Sandy

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 12:15:00 PM

    Excellent poetry Vicky. Enjoy your work very much. Hugs Michael

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 8:52:00 AM

    Vicky - drowns inside the marriage tide. This one breaks my heart.

    Tsiluma Avatar Vicky Tsiluma Date: 10/14/2012 10:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oops! Sorry! ...(But it had to be said).
  1. Date: 10/13/2012 9:07:00 PM

    Beautiful write, enjoyed reading this, have a nice evening Vicky, vie

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 3:10:00 PM

    I like your metaphors here, and what an interesting title for your love and marriage tankas,.

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 1:25:00 PM

    ‡ I Am Truly Loving Poetry Today For Some Reason Beyound The Norm, Beautiful Lady. You Know It When You Feel It ? Viewing This Touching Moment In Heartful's Twice, I Do See Wherein There Might Be A Tad In Sorrow Wherein Only Being Given But Half The Time And The Night ? But Oh These Fires Which Burn So Bright, Fan Their Flames; Whom Can Deny. Beautiful Poem Vicky. Love, Rachel ‡