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Setting sun

Setting sun

Splash of burgundy paan-spit
and the paterfamilias nodding off

pink  filial freeness
silhouetted against a crimson feel- flare
(or was it orange flair or even purple fair)

symbiotic exchanges
slapstick sequences

elfin  hemlines and tarty décolletages
catching agoraphobic impulses
homing…


04 aug 13

For Charlotte's contest

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  1. Date: 11/13/2013 6:13:00 AM
    soup mail!

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 12:09:00 PM
    Jag, lovely win............* HUGS & LOVE <3 ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 5:53:00 AM
    Wonderful description of a sunset Jag...Love the colors described throughout the poem...Congratulations - Tim

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:04:00 PM
    JAG. ... CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNING POEM!!! awesome :) LUV~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 12:36:00 PM
    I salute you, my friend. May your verses always bring pleasure to your readers.... Jake

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 11:17:00 AM
    congrats on your winning slot, jag!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 11:54:00 PM
    Congrads on your colourful poem.

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 5:07:00 PM
    congrats on your win in my contest, jaggy, you know I love your work and this one is no exception; unique and wonderful :)

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 9:18:00 PM
    Jag, well done .congrats... love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 8:31:00 AM
    Clever write Jag, awesome win in Leonora’s Sunset Contest!

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 5:12:00 PM
    Hello Jag, a beautiful sunset poem ... congratulations!! PD

  1. Date: 8/18/2013 4:33:00 PM
    this is another of your deep pieces jaggy, and I would've placed it even higher for its originality, love the vivid colours and the alliteration, congrats :)

  1. Date: 8/18/2013 9:11:00 AM
    A most excellent sunset, congratulations!

  1. Date: 8/18/2013 5:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on your third place win my dear friend Jag. Thank you so much for your very spectacular and outstanding poem. I love it so much and so enjoyed. Thank you so much as well for your full support. Have a blessed day! Big hugs! Love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 5:01:00 PM
    From your "paan-spit" I'm guessing you're Indian, Jag (lol). I've always wanted to experience an Indian sunset. I believe it's a sight to remember forever. Hey, good luck in the contest with this gem. Fingers crossed. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 3:01:00 AM
    - Jag, so beautiful .... I admire your "image" - Good luck in the contest! - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 5:39:00 PM
    Very pretty sunset Jag...

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 11:19:00 AM
    wowow, jag... you romped with this in such a child-like manner.. just icrebily appealing... love it!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 8:15:00 PM
    Hi Jag :) LOVE this! There is a playfulness here and it has so much atmosphere. I especially liked that it feels somehow not quite complete, but, for me, this is the beauty of it. I am not satisfied because it was so good, so I read it three times. Best wishes in the contest. Oh, lol, I just wrote a poem about art and actually mentioned setting suns, not realizing there was a contest about it!