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Moonlight was the only light to make streaks across a sky full of suspense which even a thief was afraid of; and as I dragged you along lamp-lit, narrows streets, we seemed two ghosts wearing human masks... but what was on our delirious minds, if not love? Your wish was to be on the Ponte Dei Respiri to sigh and dream... while viewing that moon with new eyes to catch that rare gleam, but the quickest way to get there was to wave down a gondolier! But there was no space as thousands of people, wearing masks, were riding in those gondolas... without despairing, we stopped on the nearest bridge and passionately kissed! I resembled the Phantom of the Opera without that disfigured face; you seemed like the seductive Dodge's wife so glamorous and gleeful, and your mask was of the loveliest blue as the sky over the Adriatic Sea... when Saint Mark's bells rang and doves flew to revive their past glory. Oh, darkness endure more to let our memory always be a night in Venice! Entered in Nette Onclaud's contest, " It's Mask Time " Written by Andrew Crisci

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Date: 1/31/2014 8:00:00 PM
Enjoyed the write and congrats on the fine win, Andrew
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Date: 7/24/2011 6:16:00 PM
Romance reigns in this one Andrew.Congratulations to you
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Date: 7/24/2011 3:56:00 PM
Congrats Andrea on another sweet win with this superb write my friend... in Mask ... lovely lines ..always enjoy reading your creativity my friend...
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Date: 7/24/2011 11:45:00 AM
Congratulations on your well deserved win in Nette's "Mask" contest Andrew. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/23/2011 3:27:00 PM
Andrew, Congratulations on your accomplished entry. Agape, Moses
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Date: 7/19/2011 2:33:00 PM
intensely dramatic ..loving words Andrew.. a beautiful setting in Italy... awesome verses telling a lovely tale ..good luck in the contest my friend...
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Date: 7/19/2011 11:04:00 AM
thank you , andrew.... very mysterious.. soup mail! :) huggs, nette
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Date: 7/19/2011 10:57:00 AM
Enjoyed reading your poetry today Andrew.
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