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Wrinkle - Acrostic

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Wrinkle - Acrostic

Woven lines patterned like the black widow's silk. 
Resting upon the face and the hands.
Insidious, the crow perches on skin once like milk.
Nestled in laugh lines, the years' stark demands.
Kings and Queens reign, then they, too, grow old.
Looking back at all the scavengers stole.
Each wrinkle a regret, the grave dagger's dole.

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  1. Date: 10/9/2013 9:12:00 PM
    This was a unique word choice for the acrostic contest. I think that this poem should have placed higher than it did. This was a very well written poem, Rhonda. Terrific work! Congratulations on your well deserved win!...Thank you for the kind comments. I really appreciate it!

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 7:44:00 AM
    Now I must repeat what you said to me, for me this would have been much higher, it is an original, fresh, peek on an unused topic. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 8:11:00 PM
    interesting word to write about Rhonda.......... congrats on your win.......... LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 11:18:00 AM
    Hello Rhonda, nice to see you back, and glad you stopped by my work and birthday page.. LOL, been trying to pull myself together, while enjoying the soup.. , congratulations on your Acrostics challenge...love Linda

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 1:20:00 PM
    Bravo Rhonda, Isn't it ironic that they are the sign of both happy and sad faces, the traces of emotion. Love the images--Kudos again!

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 12:13:00 AM
    Rhonda, this is SO descriptive of those nasty wrinkles!!! I loved the uniqueness of your entry. I was unsure of your meaning with grave dagger's dole, and except for that, was going to place it even higher! Congrats on this gem.

    Johnson-Saunders Avatar Rhonda Johnson-Saunders
    Date: 10/5/2013 12:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    The grave dagger's dole was just a play on words - digger / dagger. Don't worry...sometimes I confuse myself! I'm grateful for the placement...:))
  1. Date: 10/2/2013 5:59:00 AM
    rhonda, so great to see you here again... this is age portrayed through strong metaphors... you are on a roll once more; wonderful!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 6:19:00 AM
    Looking at your picture , you rally cant relate!..lol. But I can..this little gem captures the deal with wrinkles..love the last line. BG