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A Tribute To Milt

"What I believed, however, will never be null The poems I composed, the songs I sang Sustain me in an ethereal, spiritual alter-ego I shall continue to influence the world I knew" L Milton Hankins In his time here at Poetry Soup Milt showed his prolific writing skills He let his voice be heard in this group and his impact echoes still He was a resident of the fabled town of Soup Creek* Of which many a story has been told He stood up to bullies and made them look weak In contests Milt would often get the gold As he journeys on to an eternal sunset To hear the hymns of a heavenly choir He will be remembered on this site and his poems will continue to inspire 1-5-2023 In Honor Of Milt - An Un-Contest Poetry Contest Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich
*To honor Milt's memory Mayor Tom has renamed the town "Milton Creek"

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Date: 3/5/2023 9:38:00 AM
Hi Joseph..My apologies at getting your name Wrong, in my earlier comment.'
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Date: 3/5/2023 6:24:00 PM
No problem Joe
Date: 1/16/2023 9:51:00 PM
"his poems will continue to inspire" - Great tribute to a great poet. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/16/2023 3:11:00 PM
A beautiful tribute, Joseph.
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Date: 1/16/2023 2:07:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. A wonderful write with a great ending. Yes, he will be remembered. Have a blessed day/week..............
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Date: 1/16/2023 1:26:00 PM
Love that last stanza a lot. So true it is!!
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Date: 1/10/2023 12:13:00 PM
So well stated Jimbo, all my best; God bless.'
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Date: 1/8/2023 11:23:00 AM
Excellent tribute Joseph. A fave for me. Perfect :)
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Date: 1/6/2023 8:13:00 PM
Joseph….that is truly lovely especially starting with Miltons own wise words! Debx
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Date: 1/6/2023 2:49:00 AM
This is one of the best tributes I read about Milt.
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Date: 1/5/2023 8:36:00 PM
A lovely tribute, Joseph:)
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Date: 1/5/2023 7:26:00 PM
You're right Joseph, he continues to inspire. His words live on. This is such a lovely tribute to Milton. Your thoughts caress softly around me and my heart. Hugs, Brandy
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Date: 1/5/2023 2:33:00 PM
That's such a beautiful tribute, Joseph. Milton would be so honored.
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Date: 1/5/2023 12:13:00 PM
You honor Milton's memory with this awesome tribute, Joseph. I like the quote you posted at the top. No doubt a winning poem.
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