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Three Hundred

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Three Hundred

Three Hundred

The wraiths were ringing dead wrought bells
while closely passed the shady shapes
of woods in dusk, where red indwells
communion made from ghostly grapes.

He ran amidst the winds and passed
across the side where grapevines grew,
it was her presence that amassed
small leaves and droplets of fog's dew.

Inside the winds' lone strings accord,
his Bell full-face, was dropped along
the streamlets and horizon's board,
untamed his scopes, they don't belong.

The Astral Chords! He knew this debt;
the skies demand and kill and draw,
the darkened paths his thought beget,
rose thorny droplets on his brow.

Persephone shall be his wed,
subsiding dew the mist regales,
the stringing roar that reaches red,
his greatest bride resigns his trails.

Shall be the threading of winds' howls,
her plea arises from the shades,
homecoming queen from astral halls,
he harks the northern swashing blades.

Ablution's her enjoining black
"Enfold me in the rising dawn
enfold your sadness in the dark
with magistral the curtains drawn".

Acute of wounds she heals and mends
the asphalt of the mists awaits
pristine her bridal thorns amends
while passing through the Hades gates.

Three hundred reasons drew the drapes,
three hundred strings of diligence;
The winds regaled the bride's agape,
his celebration to commence.

© 10-14-2013, George Venetopoulos
(Iambic Tetrameter - Epic)

Three Hundred = 300 Kilometers per hour. The final speed a super-bike of 1,000cc engine is able to outreach.

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  1. Date: 3/24/2014 2:54:00 AM

    Wow, this poem is so impressive I see why it took top honors. I could never write anything like this. Congratulations Giorgio!

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 2:16:00 PM

    Great rhythm and flow to this winning work..Congrats..Sara

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/21/2014 9:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Sara. Congrats to you and your efforts.
  1. Date: 3/19/2014 1:25:00 AM

    Congratulations on the fine win, enjoyed yoiur write on Heart and soul, Giorgio

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/21/2014 9:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Congrats to you my friend. Thank you.
  1. Date: 3/18/2014 7:09:00 PM

    A very good poem Giorgio, Congrats on your win.....Roger

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/21/2014 9:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Roger.
  1. Date: 3/18/2014 3:28:00 PM

    The emotions from sadness to happiness were expressed very well throughout this story. An amazing poem, Giorgio! Congratulations on your win in my contest! :)

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/18/2014 3:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my friend. :) G.
  1. Date: 3/18/2014 8:40:00 AM

    George, this is beyond superb, what a metaphor of a piece. Love that last stanza. And of course, it wasn't ranked high enough in March..congratulations!! Your effort must have been immense; a treasure such as this did not come easy.

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/18/2014 3:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Reason! Great comment! :) G.
  1. Date: 3/17/2014 7:43:00 AM

    I agree with Peter, G.. this the most excellent poem!! ..Congratulations!!! ^_6

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/18/2014 12:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I expect to see you in my contests.
    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank AiyaH. Yes, the poem is very good. ;)
  1. Date: 3/17/2014 12:58:00 AM

    Great write Giorgio, one of the best, I think. Thank you for placing me in your impress me contest....Peter

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Peter! I expect to see you in my contests.
  1. Date: 3/16/2014 6:01:00 PM

    Wonderful piece from a Guru..COngrats on your superb win in this contest...

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks OA! expect to see you in my contests.
  1. Date: 3/16/2014 5:51:00 AM

    Congratulations on the fine win. Wonderfully penned poem on Who Am I , Giorgio

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ram! I expect to see you in my contests.
  1. Date: 3/15/2014 9:31:00 PM

    fascinating write Giorgio congrats on win hugs

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Shadow! I expect to see you in my contests.
  1. Date: 3/15/2014 12:29:00 PM

    Well done G... Verlena

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Verlena! I expect to see you in my contests.
  1. Date: 1/11/2014 9:18:00 AM

    Especially like the first two lines of the last verse Giorgio...Not surprised this was a winner. I also would like to thank your for my placements in your last two contests...Coming from you, I consider it an honor - Tim

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Tim! I expect to see you in my contests.
  1. Date: 1/11/2014 12:03:00 AM

    Enjoyed the write and congratulations on the win, Giorgio

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Ram.
  1. Date: 11/11/2013 9:43:00 PM

    Congrats on the #1 spot win.

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks you Shawn.
  1. Date: 11/11/2013 5:54:00 PM

    An excellent poem! Congrats on yet another win, Giorgio! :)

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Kelly!
  1. Date: 11/11/2013 9:57:00 AM

    Take my breath away, Giorgio! Adding to my faves. Congrats!!

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Juliet!
  1. Date: 11/11/2013 4:05:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win, Giorgio

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ram.
  1. Date: 11/11/2013 12:17:00 AM

    Giorgio. You really don't do anything in half measures, my friend. Your poetic depiction is truly epic. Another fine quatrain. Love those Iambic Pentameters. My favorite of the bunch. CTB

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Christopher!
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 9:07:00 PM

    This is an amazing story of a daredevil chasing his dreams. A very captivating poem that kept my interest all the way through. I especially loved your seventh verse. I really enjoyed the journey, excellent work, Giorgio!...Thank you for the kind comments. They are much appreciated! :)

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Kelly!
  1. Date: 10/16/2013 1:51:00 PM

    Love it ! Such a magnificent view of this fantastic experience. Truly remarkable :)

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:04:00 AM

    The beauty of each line takes my breath away, Giorgio! I have 300 reasons to read this again and again. To my favs! A big thanks to you for sponsoring the rose contest. Just finished reading all the incredible winners...Love and blessings, Rhonda

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rhonda.
  1. Date: 10/14/2013 4:46:00 PM

    Ow gee i was trying to sleep but can t yet, so i decided to return here and I'm so happy I did cause I got to read your enchanting poem.This gem is one of my favourite of yours,Giorgio.You took me through a journey by the grapevines side.You took me inside those winds where chords played on the roses of my heart strings You grooved it all along....Going to my favs- Charma

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Charma!
  1. Date: 10/14/2013 1:56:00 PM

    I can feel the touch of each note, withing the sifted sands n' words, an eloquent poem, to be treasured, enjoyed your verse Giorgio, thank you so much for honoring me in your contest, xxx

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V. Date: 3/17/2014 1:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rose!
  1. Date: 10/14/2013 12:41:00 PM

    thank you, G.. soup mail..:)