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a red cardinal flies down on the silent grave - the time for closure ----------------------------------- For the contest of Tania Kitchin 19th January, 2021 Placed 3rd

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Date: 3/26/2021 6:32:00 PM
Congratulations on your win! Cardinals are my favorite bird. You captured their essence beautifully my dear friend. A Fave for me. Chantelle hugs
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Date: 4/2/2021 6:43:00 AM
Thank you for the lovely comments and the fav, Chantelle. Indeed your visit is cherished, my friend. Hugs // paul
Date: 2/16/2021 12:59:00 PM
Your a beautiful haiku fills the heart with hope Paul. Congratulations on your win! A fave! Blessings xxoo
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Date: 2/21/2021 3:25:00 AM
Thank you on all counts, Connie. Your lovely comments are appreciated, my friend. Hugs // paul
Date: 2/8/2021 5:26:00 PM
I do so truly love this fine haiku. As it sings and the cardinal is my favorite bird--with its red plumage and great beauty. God bless.... A fav...
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Date: 2/15/2021 5:45:00 AM
Thank you, Robert. Always pleased to have you stopping by, my friend. Regards // paul
Date: 2/4/2021 12:54:00 AM
Great haiku Paul, hope not a permanent closure. Stay Safe. Harry
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Date: 2/4/2021 2:46:00 PM
Thank you, Harry. All the best my friend. // paul
Date: 2/3/2021 9:09:00 PM
I just want to congratulate you on your win, Paul. Amazing :)
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Date: 2/4/2021 2:56:00 PM
You are too kind, Akkina...thank you. Regards // paul
Date: 1/31/2021 11:51:00 AM
If he is a good Catholic he may be visited upon by two Cardinals. ;0)
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Date: 2/4/2021 2:58:00 PM
If he's Maltese he'll probably be Catholic (whether practicing or not)!! Thank you for your pleasant visit, Richard. // paul
Date: 1/26/2021 12:38:00 PM
oh, love this clever one, Paul
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Date: 2/4/2021 3:03:00 PM
Thank you, Jack. Excuse the late reply...I'm always playing 'catching up'! Regards // paul
Date: 1/24/2021 2:05:00 PM
Hi Paul, What a well written haiku with imagery and flow. Congratulations on your winning write. Have a great day:-) Alexis
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Date: 2/6/2021 1:56:00 PM
Thank you for your lovely comments and congrats, Alexis. Hope you're enjoying the weekend. Regards // paul
Date: 1/24/2021 2:02:00 PM
wow, this one is REALLY good. Congrats on your win, Paul.
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Date: 2/6/2021 1:55:00 PM
Thank you, Andrea. Your words are as welcome as a cardinal's visit :) Regards // paul
Date: 1/24/2021 3:41:00 AM
Creative way to go with this winner. Congrats. Sara
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Date: 1/24/2021 11:55:00 AM
Thank you, Sara. Hope you are keeping well, my friend. Regards // paul
Date: 1/23/2021 12:55:00 PM
Dropping back with many congrats Paul:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/24/2021 10:28:00 AM
Thank you, Jan. Regards to all. Hugs // paul
Date: 1/23/2021 11:40:00 AM
- Congratulations on your winning haiku, Paul :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/24/2021 11:56:00 AM
Thank you, Anne-Lise. Congratulations being also sent your way :) Hugs // paul
Date: 1/23/2021 11:31:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. I love the red birds. A wonderful write and picture. Have a blessed day.................
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Date: 1/24/2021 12:35:00 PM
Thank you, Paula. Regards & blessings to you, too. // paul
Date: 1/23/2021 2:21:00 AM
Such a good Haiku, Paul, showing them as a symbol of a lost loved one, Congratulations on your placement.
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Date: 1/24/2021 10:31:00 AM
Thank you for the comments & congrats, Jenna. Best regards // paul
Date: 1/22/2021 7:29:00 PM
Paul, I was a pleased to read your Haiku with great imagery and flow . Congratulations on your winning write. Hugs Eve
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Date: 1/24/2021 10:30:00 AM
Thank you, Eve. I enjoyed your winning entry, too :) Hugs // paul
Date: 1/22/2021 5:30:00 PM
Congratulations on the win Paul! Linda
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Date: 1/24/2021 12:36:00 PM
Thank you, Linda. Pleased to have you next to me on the podium :) Regards // paul
Date: 1/22/2021 4:10:00 PM
Paul, congratulations on your winning placement with your beautiful haiku!
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Date: 1/24/2021 12:37:00 PM
Thank you, Tania. You had several lovely entries to choose from! Regards // paul
Date: 1/22/2021 12:25:00 PM
Beautiful words, Paul :)
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Date: 1/24/2021 12:37:00 PM
Thank you, Angela. All the best // paul
Date: 1/22/2021 11:33:00 AM
This bird landing on a tomb stone is unbelievable and it almost looks as if the bird is saying a prayer or giving its blessing and in so doing, shows the time is here for closure. Superb write!Warm regards, hugs and blessings, Jenny.
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Date: 1/24/2021 12:54:00 PM
Thank you for your lovely feedback, Jenny. Hope you are keeping well, my friend. Warm regards & hugs // paul
Date: 1/21/2021 4:35:00 PM
Beautiful
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Date: 1/24/2021 1:01:00 PM
Thank you, David. Regards // paul
Date: 1/21/2021 2:54:00 AM
- I've never seen this bird ... but beautiful - Excellent haiku, Paul :) - Best wishes in the contest :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/21/2021 1:07:00 PM
Thank you, Anne-Lise. I enjoyed your choice of birds. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs // paul
Date: 1/20/2021 6:58:00 PM
Picture perfect Poem perfect Absolutely beautiful
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Date: 1/21/2021 1:02:00 PM
Thank you so much, Akkina! Congrats for your PM gift! :) Regards // paul
Date: 1/20/2021 2:48:00 PM
this is magnifico, Paul!!! Love those red and blue birds she has us writing about!
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Date: 1/21/2021 12:54:00 PM
Thank you, Andrea; we learn more as we go along..:) Regards // paul
Date: 1/20/2021 6:02:00 AM
Lovely... a blessing . God bless you dear friend
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Date: 1/20/2021 12:16:00 PM
Thank you, Gina. Regards & Blessings // paul
Date: 1/19/2021 3:31:00 PM
Hello Paul the Cardinal is a beautiful bird with a red comb. Their song is beautifullu sang. regards Darlene
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 1/21/2021 3:42:00 PM
Hello Paul, we have these birds in Canada. Regards Darlene
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Date: 1/20/2021 12:11:00 PM
I agree with you, Darlene...indeed, very beautiful. Thank you for visiting. Regards // paul
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