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A Friend Who Failed

Under sun's warm breath and winter's frozen moon To the river's fast current and society's torment I promised to enshrine you in my cocoon- Save you when all others' did circumvent. They saw you exhausting and jaded A mind turned mad- full of tragic despair I knew you as exuberant and unweighted Full of life, love and amiable flair I loved you- serving was no favor I sought to be your crusading savior- Dear friend- you were so frail Tried though, laboriously, fate had another plan - In the end, my friend, you- I failed. For the Nailed or Failed contest by Black Eyed Susan

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 6/14/2012 11:50:00 AM
You obviously haven't lost your toch. It's good to see that some things never change. Best Wishes with the contest. Be well my friend.
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Date: 6/7/2012 5:47:00 PM
Nice write,Amy.....Great work...Congratulations on your win...
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Date: 6/7/2012 6:07:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in the Susan's "Nailed or Failed"contest Amy. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/6/2012 8:56:00 PM
Congratulations on your winning poem, a sad but moving tribute to friendship.
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Date: 6/6/2012 6:51:00 PM
AMY,Congratulations with your wonderful win, In SUSAN'S contest. take care ;-) ~ Always PD
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Date: 5/28/2012 7:40:00 AM
Hey Amy, This was both beautiful and sad. I think you were not able to save someone, although you desperately tried. I would say this is a winner. It certainly is in my book! :)
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Date: 5/27/2012 9:39:00 PM
this sounds like death happened? So sad. VERY good entry, Amy.
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Amy Green
Date: 5/27/2012 10:18:00 PM
Not physical death, no...
Date: 5/27/2012 7:03:00 AM
Your 'failure' will certainly be a winner... Terry
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