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POETRY IS AN ECHO

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POETRY IS AN ECHO

Streaked with fresh tears shining in the silver light Of the moon reflecting off the windowpane A rendezvous of sounds whisper in the night Dark shadows flit into the overgrown lane Of my mind; echoing the words; taunting me Grappling with the visions to please set me free Crumbled in frustration of inspiration I dance with the shadows in liberation
Inspired by: "Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance." ~ Carl Sandburg Please see the About section for the academic comment on this poem. Sponsor: Russell Sivey Contest Name: Poetry about Poetry 9 January 2013

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  1. Date: 2/4/2013 6:52:00 AM
    wow! congrats on ur win

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 1:04:00 PM
    Congrats on your win. Was recouping from surgery. Warm Smiles

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Thank you for the accolades, friends. You have inspired me and helped me to grow as a poet. Love, Su

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 7:15:00 AM
    Excellent poem my dear friend, Su. Congratulations on your well-deserved top win! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 7:09:00 AM
    Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:07:00 PM
    congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 6:49:00 PM
    Love this...I've waken in the early mornings with a poem rolling in my head from a dream that screamed till I woke to put it to paper. Congrats on your win !!!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:51:00 PM
    Bravo! very insightful. Conjures visions of the poet deep in the night and deep in thought. I love this. well-deserved win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 4:44:00 PM
    Congrats on your well deserved first place, Su. it's a real beauty on poetry !! Jag

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 3:55:00 PM
    Awesome!Congratulations on your well deserved win in this contest...Great write...

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:55:00 PM
    Congratulations! A well deserved first place!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:29:00 PM
    Very well said and so lovely...congratulations Su...love,Deb

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:37:00 AM
    Wow! Awesome verse, Suzette! Congratulations on your well deserved win! Great! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:30:00 AM
    I really enjoyed the more emotional tinge to this write Su, I too find it a pleasant form to write in. My fav line is [A rendezvous of sounds whisper] I never thought of sound in this way before [its one of my weaker senses ;)] Congrad's on your admirable win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:29:00 AM
    congrats on your great win Su

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 10:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your top spot Su xx

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:55:00 AM
    congrats on ur well deserved win...lovely poem...<3

    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards
    Date: 1/20/2013 10:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Irfana. We are about to have supper now and I will get back to reading the other winners shortly.
  1. Date: 1/16/2013 9:20:00 AM
    Faving this Su--perfect thoughts

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 12:10:00 PM
    Beautiful poem!