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A world without poetry

An empty look of sadness That never bears a smile, A malnourished mind Aching to utter its voice, A baby’s cry missing The sweet tune of lullaby. A dark moonless night Reminiscing of shining stars, A pensive gloomy dawn Rising on sunless sky Yearning lift of marigold arc Sprinkled in magenta. A spring lacking flowers, Autumn bereft of fall colors, A winter wishing for snow, A river that does not flow; A barren desert longing for Glimpse of a cactus flower. A concert deprived of music, Dissonance of broken guitar strings, Ballet dance lacking pizzazz, A song of disheartened lyrics. A world without poetry-- A curtain closed on art, Vacant, parched existence Staring blank pages, Thirsty for life’s meaning. January 22, 2020 Placed 1st: If there was no poetry contest Sponsor: Silent One Placed 1st: Strand choice 7 contest by Brian Strand Placed 2nd: Your Best Poem 2020 Contest by John Hamilton

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Date: 5/1/2022 12:54:00 PM
Congratulations on a wonderful write for Beata’s contest. Blessings to you
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Date: 4/29/2022 7:57:00 PM
Yeah. Cannot imagine. Congratulations!
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Date: 4/29/2022 8:11:00 AM
Congrats! Thanks for your participation, making this poetic occasion jubilant. Belated Poetry Day, dear poet. God bless you.
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Date: 1/17/2021 5:44:00 PM
Beautiful poem, Vijay ~ glad to see it in the 2020 PS Anthology
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Date: 10/20/2020 1:03:00 PM
I couldn't even imagine a world without these things, Vijay. Especially Poetry! Excellent writing with a lot to take in. :)
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Date: 5/23/2020 6:53:00 PM
Wow! This is one of your best poems for me too Vijay. Beautifully portrayed the imagery of a world without poetry. Such a creative idea. I am so glad I read this and for the placement. God bless you :)
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Date: 5/23/2020 1:06:00 PM
Congrats on a wonderful write Vijay, a shared 2nd place, so many great writes this time, thanks for this beautiful entry!!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/23/2020 1:26:00 PM
Thank you John--much appreciate your kind remarks.
Date: 2/20/2020 9:53:00 PM
Good work, Mr Pandit. Reminds me of the so-called purposelessness of art. A well-told argument for its utility. Thank you
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/21/2020 3:54:00 PM
Much appreciate your kind feedback Lawrence--many many thanks.
Date: 2/16/2020 11:48:00 PM
Vijay, a world without poetry is a world without smile, a night without silvery moon, a sky without stars. Well crafted masterpiece. TY for sharing your thought in the world of poetry. Ernilando
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/17/2020 7:24:00 AM
Much appreciate the kind remarks, Ernilando--many thanks.
Date: 2/16/2020 6:11:00 PM
Vijay, There's the inspiration needed today. Found in your poem 'A world without poetry'. 'A spring lacking flowers, Autumn bereft of fall colors, A winter wishing for snow, A river that does not flow;' That we'll do nicely, truly inspired. -Richard
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/17/2020 7:23:00 AM
That is very kind of you Richard--much appreciate--many thanks.
Date: 2/16/2020 3:54:00 PM
This is exceptional Vijay! You touch on so many things that make poetry an art, that makes us live in a beautiful world. Congratulations on your first place in both contests, and on being at the top of the best new poems list! Let me add my Fave to the list of admirers! xxoo
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/17/2020 7:22:00 AM
Much appreciate the kind remarks, Connie--many thanks. And a special thank you for the FAVE.
Date: 2/16/2020 5:47:00 AM
Returning with more congratulations Vijay for your poem is now top of the 100 best poems, which is where it should be my friend. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/16/2020 7:27:00 AM
Thank you my friend for your return visit --much appreciate, as always, Ann.
Date: 2/16/2020 12:50:00 AM
A splendid piece of writing, Vijay. Enjoyed! My very best regards. :) john
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/16/2020 7:26:00 AM
Thank you John--much appreciate.
Date: 2/15/2020 1:31:00 PM
A belated congratulations on your win, Vijay.. An exquisite masterpiece you created.. Every line is Splendid and so true, my friend.. A world without poetry indeed is gloomy.. Really enjoyed this gem!! Have a blessed day!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/16/2020 7:26:00 AM
Much appreciate your kind remarks Robertina--many thanks.
Date: 2/13/2020 6:49:00 PM
WoW! Vijay, I don’t know how I missed this well written and amazing write! Each line and stanza were so poetic. A world without poetry, would be everything you wrote and much more! Congratulations on your top wins in both contests, and for being number two on the Best New poems list. You deserved all the accolades my friend. Have a wonderful evening:-) Alexis
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 2/16/2020 7:25:00 AM
Thank you Alexis--much appreciate your lovely feedback.
Date: 1/27/2020 2:47:00 PM
Vijay well deserved top win my friend!;)
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/27/2020 4:16:00 PM
Thank you my friend--much appreciate your comments, Brenda.
Date: 1/27/2020 10:52:00 AM
What an amazing poem Vijay, glad to see this one recognized with a great win in Silents contest!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/27/2020 4:16:00 PM
Thrilled to read your comments, John--much appreciate--many thanks.
Date: 1/26/2020 11:31:00 PM
That last line sums it up so well... An amazing and compelling piece, Vijay. A well-deserved win ~ Congratulations :)
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/27/2020 7:20:00 AM
Appreciate the kind remarks--many thanks, HT.
Date: 1/26/2020 8:33:00 AM
- Congratulations on your great winning poem in S.O. contest, Vijay :) - Have a lovely Sunday :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/26/2020 11:27:00 AM
Thank you Anne-Lise--much appreciate.
Date: 1/26/2020 8:27:00 AM
Beautifully expressed, Vijay! Congrats on your win..,
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/26/2020 11:26:00 AM
Much appreciate Ilene--many thanks.
Date: 1/26/2020 7:58:00 AM
So well expressed...a great piece, Vijay. Congrats on your win! Charlie
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/26/2020 11:26:00 AM
Thank you Charles--much appreciate.
Date: 1/26/2020 5:39:00 AM
Back dear Vijay, with many congratulations on your top place win. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Date: 1/26/2020 11:26:00 AM
Much appreciate Ann--many thanks.
Date: 1/26/2020 5:19:00 AM
You described it perfectly and poetically.. agree with everything you said.. Great choice for the contest.. Congratulations on your first place in the contest..
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/26/2020 11:25:00 AM
Thank SO--much appreciate.
Date: 1/25/2020 7:15:00 AM
After reading your wonderful poetry Vijay I came out with the same words as Jenish OMG! Your talent is exquisite and for a world without your poems, well ... I am sure you will get a top placement in the contest Vijay, it's a Fav for me dear friend. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/25/2020 9:33:00 AM
That is so very kind of you Ann--much appreciate the vote of confidence--many many thanks. And a very special thank you for the FAVE.
Date: 1/25/2020 6:48:00 AM
Ohh my God..Now I know poet is not a small fish..He is the one who is making this world happy..Wonderful thoughts in beautiful words..Great entry in the contest.. Good luck Vijay..
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/25/2020 9:31:00 AM
Thank you Jenish--much appreciate.
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