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Burning Man

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Burning Man

Further down a slow, sad spiral I sought my 
youth in Truth's denial- contrary to fact, the 
hardest impact, the trek would take me 
ten-million miles! My strength depleted, my 
quest completed, I rest at last for a little 
while... 
Just give me grief beyond belief of which I 
may find no relief for soon I will tire with 
the wish to expire- Let the fire burn bright, 
yet brief!

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  1. Date: 4/9/2014 10:29:00 AM

    Enjoyed the write on Many Miles Away theme, congrats on a fine win,chan

  1. Date: 4/8/2014 7:55:00 AM

    Great poem and win, congrats!

  1. Date: 4/7/2014 6:03:00 PM

    HI CHAN, Congratulations, a wonderful win. Thank you for sharing how far your distance goes. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 4/7/2014 10:12:00 AM

    Congrats on your win and thank you for entering my contest.....Roger

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 7:32:00 AM

    I added back the stanza you liked. It just vexed me at the time. I also re-titled the poem to "Wonder and Dismay," which works better for me than Patterns and Prose. Thanks for your encouragement and suggestions.

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 11/3/2013 10:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Glad to hear you went back to your original stanza, Mark. I understand completely that feeling of being vexed and stuck. You can definitely count me a fan of your work and I look forward to reading more :)
  1. Date: 10/31/2013 11:57:00 AM

    I see you searching for something here. A sense of longing. Another to ponder.

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 10/31/2013 12:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    As you know, sometimes I have no idea what I'm talking about in some of these pieces; this is one of them lol
  1. Date: 10/30/2013 5:18:00 PM

    Chan The Man This is a very emotional piece. I can feel the sorrow and pain, making me sad you "meanie" LOL Thanks for the great comment on my Friends poem. Love and Hugs Sweet Pea

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 10/31/2013 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for all the reviews, Sweet Pea! :) <3
  1. Date: 10/30/2013 11:56:00 AM

    Archaic. I hear echoes of rhyme within the poem- it taste to me like a scrambled egg; whipped and mixed to create an omelette. Great one again from Rhyme Master. Friend, JM

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 10/31/2013 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol Thanks, JM! ;)