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Paradise Lost

A lonely island stands so mysteriously in the middle of the ocean,
A rocky mountain surrounds it, concealing  its enchanting beauty,
The focal point of it is a dreamland where one’s ken is beyond,
A lonely  island stands so mysteriously.

The animals dance around on all kinds of fruit trees day and night so gaily,
Birds, insects  and nocturnal dwellers sing, chiming  every crustacean
To herald that a paradise lost is found , thanks God  be the glory!

Let’s go and explore its mesmerizing beauty and mystery, we all valiantly can,
At the entrance, the cold breeze and flowers in full bloom welcome us heartily,
Crystal- clear water on falls, springs and streams splashes cooler than a fountain,
A lonely island stands so mysteriously.

April 20, 2013

(Form: Roundel)

Honorable Mention
Contest: Roundel
Judged: 5/11/13
Sponsor: Poet Suzette Crous

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  1. Date: 5/24/2013 1:47:00 AM

    What a vivid description of the island.....wish to flee there :)

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 9:57:00 AM

    enjoyed so much your fabulous poem dear sista Leonora <3 and congratulation for your Win <3 <3 <3 take care <3

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 9:56:00 AM

    hi sweetheat sista Leonora.how are you dear .thank you for your visit and beautiful comments.. yes i am a bit busy right now preparing for my daughter's concert.. :) appreciate much your suppports <3 much luv and big hugs <3

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 4:26:00 AM

    Very well penned Leonora. Many congrats to you on your win in the challenge. AO

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 4:07:00 PM

    Hello, Leo.. my dearest sis... glad you are back. I' can't wait for you to post a new poem. I'm sending you many hugs & thanks for the nice visits. I had a very nice time, this mother's day. I over ate-lol- however, I'm still hungry. I will come back in the morning, ... hope you post a new poem..xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 10:36:00 PM

    Hello my sweet sis, Leo it is nice to see you back.. CONGRATULATIONS on your awesome win. Take care and enjoy the blessings of today and tomorrow. LUV*LINDA

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 6:52:00 PM

    Congratulations, Leonora. The Garden of Eden is someplace, somewhere but I don't think we'll find it by looking. Sounds like your island is a Paradise. Blessings, Reason.

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 5:45:00 PM

    Congratulations, Leonora. A well-deserved win. :-)

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 4:52:00 PM

    Leonora congratulation on your win. I enjoyed your reading your take on this theme. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 8:39:00 AM

    congrats on your win Leonora

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 1:37:00 AM

    Congratulations for your win. Su is right...it is a challenge well taken. SuZ

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 1:22:00 AM

    Congratulations on obtaining an HM in my PARADISE LOST - ROUNDEL contest, Leonora. It was not an easy form or topic to write on. Love, Su

  1. Date: 5/7/2013 10:25:00 AM

    Great piece... Best wishes in the contest... Take care~A.O

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 1:15:00 PM

    Yes Leonora, a fountainy, oceany, dreamy write of enchantment & mystery; maybe a place where through your vision is the entrance seen enjoyed the journey..Joe..)

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 10:11:00 AM

    thanks for all the lovely comments from you today. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 3:12:00 AM

    Excellent. Lovely descriptions. Feel like to go there. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 6:45:00 PM

    Well done with writing a Roundel. I am still trying. Good luck in Su's contest. Hugs, SuZ

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 1:30:00 PM

    this captures my imagination and makes me float to a far away world, leonora... i hope we can meet up... can't you stay in manila for a day?.. will send my info soon... :) hugggs!..

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 9:47:00 AM

    Good morning My dearest sis and favorite poet LEO <3 <3 <3 thank you for the nice and fun comment. I like the beauty and vision in your poem. Maybe you can take me to the lost paradise in your poem. Love the clear water.... hey this could be our new playground... LOL..... a lovely full blooming poem... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 9:58:00 PM

    Great write Leonora, I do not know what a Roundel is frankly : ( lol but I very much was pulled into the serene setting of your enchanting poem. well written. Thank You so much for stopping by it was much appreciated. Hugs : )

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 9:43:00 PM

    Oh Leonora I want to go to this place!!!!! It sounds beautiful...and you captured motion of life here...

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 3:49:00 PM

    awesome descriptions - congrats on your wins, my friend

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 11:54:00 AM

    Leonaora, You have written a wonderful captivating picture of tranquility and burst of imagery.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 10:59:00 PM

    Leonora, I think your forte is in this kind of poetry, where you describe beautiful vistas and places you have visited. this is so charming.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 5:52:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your creative work..If for a contest, reads like a winner to me..Thanks for stopping by..Your presence at my work uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 9:59:00 AM

    Hi Leonora! Ok,am ordering tickets right now to that lovely island:) Wonderful Write.Have a splendid weekend dear Leonora! Hugs,Arild

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 9:46:00 AM

    Love this write and the island!! Jag

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 8:48:00 AM

    - You've found a paradise island Leonora ..... only goodness and peace .... no bombs and no war. - Wish it existed in reality. - Paradise on an island. - I will be with you and explore the island Leonora. - A nice and beautiful poem my friend Leonora. - oxox / / Anne-Lise - Great Weekend :)

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 6:47:00 AM

    I love this Leonora, I can get lost in your paradise so easily, nicely done form, good luck in the contest, though your beauty is the icing on the cake, and it needs no other rating other then, "Well Done" Have a great day my friend, and thanks for remembering me xxx

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 2:39:00 AM

    very nice... fabulous write <3 thank you for sharing.. dearest sista Leonora...wishing you a very best weekend <3 :) Sk

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