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Two Cedars

There stands two cedars among the oaks,
wishing the rays would find them.
For if they reach the light above,
the oaks will cease to bind them.


5-13-13
*For the Five Minute Challenge Contest

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  1. Date: 12/20/2013 6:53:00 AM
    I loved this. It had a "Lord of the Rings" feel to me. Love that you said so much with such brevity; it's a true testament to your talent. Great job and great poem; kudos :)

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 6:32:00 AM
    A lovely post Cal witha deserving win.Hope i have the problem fixed.Im having an error 500 everytime i try to search the page poems by poet and its frustrating me :) but anyways im trying to find other means to get to yr poems and others'.Well done Cal

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 6:06:00 AM
    Lovely and i see a winner well done Caleb xx

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 8:16:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, a splendid poem. I enjoyed it very much.

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 5:31:00 AM
    Have been caught by the title.. as Cedar tree is the tree we have on our National flag :)... but the title did not mirror the beauty of the content... You have an amazing way of description..

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 8:03:00 PM
    Caleb congratulations ...Seren

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 2:49:00 PM
    Beautiful rhyme and verse - seriously, a well deserved win! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 8:33:00 AM
    Good luck in the contest. For what it's worth, I believe I recall that cedars are considered "terminal" growth, that is, they crowd out other plant life. In oklahoma cedars are considered trash trees, and are destructive due to their phenomenal water consumption and burn potential during fires. I enjoyed the images in your piece. Nice work... Jack

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    Date: 5/16/2013 8:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I didn't realize you were a winner! Congratulations on a piece well written... Jack
  1. Date: 5/16/2013 6:17:00 AM
    You may call me Rose, if I can call you Sunshine! xxx

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 8:38:00 PM
    Beautiful visage xxx

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Congratulations...

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 3:01:00 PM
    waiting for new poems, Caleb. I am at school ready to go home so I don't have time to search your oldies. I wonder if there are many there I have never read yet. It would be nice if there were some there!!

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 12:22:00 PM
    - A first prize winning poem! - Well done Caleb! - CONGRATULATIONS! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 10:46:00 AM
    CONGRATS. GL xxx

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Dear Caleb, that is a master piece. As in our country we have a whole mountain of cedars, and i went straight there with your poem. Love Terry xoxo

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 7:04:00 AM
    Just came back to say....You'd look GREAT in black! ;) Oh...might as well give you a 7 while I'm at it!

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 6:35:00 AM
    Hello Mr Hunter! ;) There didn't happen to be any bucks behind those trees...Do I need to give a holler to save them! ;) No..this is amazing for a five minute write, Caleb. YOU ARE TALENTED. Congrats are in order! :) You shine! BTW...past all the silliness...the trees....wow! "I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree"...sure fits this piece. :)

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 1:16:00 AM
    Lovely short piece Congratulations. Any images of trees is always a winner with me. SuZ

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 12:06:00 AM
    The time limit didn't seem to affect you at all... this one's a shortie, but a goodie! I imagine those cedars look stellar in the sunlight... very cool nature piece, Caleb!

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 7:00:00 AM
    Very creative! You create a lot of cool imagery in just a few lines.

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