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Sunshine for the Soul

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Sunshine for the Soul



sun kisses the dew
with feathered hues of sequins
the whole world glitters
with extravagance of light
in the red bannered sunrise

no trumpets are heard
for the wide lift of pink sky
as the crimson sun
greets the earth without fanfare
but wraps the soul in splendor





Leonora Galinta's Contest: Tanka Crazy/Sunshine

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  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in "Sunshine" contest. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 8:36:00 PM
    CARRIE..:-), CONGRATULATIONS :-) with your awesome poem in Leonora's "Tanka Crazy - Sunshine" contest. Have yourself a sweet night * Luv~PD

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 3:19:00 PM
    a first-class write, carie!.. congrats with huggs!..:)

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 3:07:00 PM
    a GEM, Carrie, and for me it's a first placer!

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 11:46:00 AM
    CONGRATS CARRIE ON A DELIGHTFUL WRITE AND WIN FOR SUNSHINE .. VERY ENJOYABLE PIECE LUV ..

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 10:05:00 AM
    Big congratulations on your win xx

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 8:26:00 AM
    verse one is perfection, need more pivot on the last 2 lines of verse 2..because you dropped the verb down a line it makes it too connected not enough of a segway? Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Leonora's "Tanka Crazy-Sunshine" contest Carrie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:41:00 AM
    Congratulations Carrie for winning 2nd Place in my contest “Crazy Sunshine”. You filled me up with so much happiness while reading your splendid poem. Thank you so much for your full support . May the sun shines in your life always. Love/hug, Leonora

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 10:40:00 AM
    Reading this brightened my evening, Carrie! I especially liked your 2nd line here, very unique! Sending you soupmail in a bit...as well as hugs.

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:25:00 PM
    Beautiful Tanka!Love this Carrie.

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 8:20:00 AM
    Oh Carrie...another beauty from your pen..perfect flow, each line a gem...I usually pick a favorite line when I read your poems but I can't do it on this one, so I declare it a tie

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 8:12:00 AM
    Ahhh! Very expressive and descriptive work..Thanks for stopping by..I do enjoy the poetic quality of your work..Sara

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Wonderful reading your amazing poetry today Carrie. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:33:00 PM
    Again...your gifted pen describing beauty! My best wishes in Leonora's Contest with this lovely poem, Carrie. Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:00:00 PM
    Lovely, Carrie. I especially liked the word extravagance. What a fresh view! Hugs, Cyndi and best wishes in the contest