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A Summertime Couplet

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A Summertime Couplet

This summer morn I silently slip very close to shore,
With every paddle pull I'm drawn to many years before.


June, 11, 2013

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:51:00 AM

    loving your summer couplet :-) CONGRATULATIONS -in Andrea, contest!!! Take Care *xox* Linda

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 3:39:00 PM

    One of the best couplets I've seen lately. Well worth the win.... Jake

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 6:21:00 PM

    Craig this is a wonderful nostalgic couplet. Tranquil image you've created. Congratulations on a superb win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 3:26:00 PM

    Very intriguing winning work..Enjoyed reading this one today..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 3:01:00 PM

    congrats Craig on your winning couplet, the past can have such a pull, well done xxx

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 7:25:00 PM

    Now that last line Craig?...That's a real poser!...Beautifully done my friend and congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 4:24:00 PM

    this is another very evocative, nostalgic couplet, paints a lovely tranquil picture, congrats on your top win :)

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 4:15:00 PM

    A wonderfully nostalgic and serene picture! Congrats on your 1st place win, Craig! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 3:55:00 PM

    Wonderful piece,Craig....Congrats on your win...

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 2:42:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/30/2013 9:41:00 AM

    Congrats on an awesome write friend Craig. Have a nice day! cheers!! Maria

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:56:00 PM

    congrats on a great win Craig

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 2:59:00 PM

    Craig, amazing, imagery, pulling in to the beauty of tranquility. love it in every way I view this one little couplet set. Congratulations in Andrea's steaming hot summer couplet contest... what else could we ask for -the constant reminder of the hottest season that wonders through my Texas Sky. <3<3<3 ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 1:10:00 PM

    Congrats Craig on your top win!Enjoyed your couplet.

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 10:06:00 AM

    I loved this from the first time I read it! So beautiful.....and what an honor to share the placement with such a nostalgic and lovely poem! Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 8:36:00 AM

    so this is yours. I just loved the nostalgia you slipped into this one. Beautiful use of sound as well. Congrats in my contest.

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 8:19:00 AM

    Summertime and memories. Oh yes. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 7:22:00 AM

    This is splendid! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 7:00:00 AM

    Nice!! Congrats on your win...Jim

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 5:07:00 AM

    nicely written and well deserving of your win. Rick

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:07:00 AM

    Nice one Craig ....Seren

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 3:42:00 PM

    Thank you so much for taking time to read my work and commenting.The compliment was nice to.It means alot.Hope your life is filled with goodness and joy.Love Colleen

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 7:04:00 AM

    Hi Craig- Love summer-- love couplets--love this one. Please educate this 'blonde' poet again :) Are couplets generally just two lines or can poems have a couple of couplets?

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 5:22:00 AM

    Ow gee i love the feeling you transmitted so much ..maybe because i can relate to it.There is a particular beach on the island ,and everytime i stroll along that shore..it leaves sweet sad nostalgia of many years before-Charma

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 5:32:00 PM

    this is very good Shadow X

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 3:41:00 PM

    oh, i like this one very much!

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 3:33:00 PM

    good luck in the contest. Craig, one good set. SKAT

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 11:53:00 AM

    flashback of beautiful moments define this gorgeous, well-toned piece... oh tender, tender and beautiful!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 10:59:00 AM

    I love the interplay of this melancholy poem!! It makes one long for summers of the past, during a summer of the present.....why do memories of summer always seen sweeter than those of winter?

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 10:15:00 AM

    - Summer is sweet. . . . . Beautiful summer couplet, Craig - Good luck in the contest. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)