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Age Doesn't Matter When You're in Love

Your adolescent love preserved ages Mine a victim of uncertain choices Whimsical tryst unlocked empty cages Ignoring shrill caws of raven voices Stars twinkling, moonlight casts glow on wrinkles Wheelchair dance as nimble wheels spin tight arc Twilight skies, clouds open, teardrop sprinkles Sad raven circles overhead the dark Age doesn't matter til dancing does cease Twenty years difference only a number Can love surpass ominous feathered beast? Lay your weary head in peaceful slumber Love, it seems, has subtle way of winning Fingers entwined as the wheels quit spinning Written 12/17/2017 Contest "Age Doesn't Matter When You're in Love" Hosted by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver Took a 3rd Place Win

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Date: 2/15/2018 11:24:00 PM
Congrats on your win with this great poem, Rhoda.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 2/20/2018 10:40:00 PM
Thank you, Line. Also, thank you for the follow. I am honored
Date: 1/13/2018 11:01:00 AM
IF TRUE LOVE EXIST AND ITS BETWEEN CONSENTING ADULTS--THEN AGE DOES NOT MATTER. This is a very fine sonnet my friend. Message on target and uplifting with great flow. A gem and a fav....
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 1/13/2018 9:34:00 PM
Thank you very much, Robert, for your kindness and supportive comments. You're a gem.
Date: 1/2/2018 3:55:00 PM
Belated congrats on your fine win, Rhoda. I love your take on this contest topic. It's true that age does not matter when two people are truly in love, but, being realistic, living happily ever after does not always work out. Regards // paul
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 1/2/2018 4:24:00 PM
Thank you, Paul very much for your kindness and I agree...living happily ever after doesn't always work out.
Date: 12/21/2017 3:25:00 PM
What an incredible write Rhoda, and congrats on your win.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/21/2017 5:59:00 PM
Thank you, Edward, Dear. Appreciate your support.
Date: 12/21/2017 7:58:00 AM
once again ... we feel sedated ... uhm ... yeah ... wordly sedated ...
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/21/2017 5:58:00 PM
Thank you Molly. You are a sweetie.
Date: 12/20/2017 8:22:00 AM
Hi Rhoda, loved the write. As wonderful as it is to think that age doesn't matter, it more often than not does. Please don't misunderstand, if two people care about each other than their ages are irrelevant to me, but it can matter a lot to friends and family, and can cause deep rifts between loved ones.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/21/2017 5:56:00 PM
And thank you, James for stopping in. I promise to return the favor as I get time. The contest is putting me behind on reading.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/21/2017 5:55:00 PM
I can understand your position. A young woman marrying an old man for financial gain (or vise versa) can definitely cause a riff if he has children to a previous...its all difficult to judge without knowing all the circumstances and every relationship is differentl, and I get where you are coming from.
Date: 12/19/2017 4:41:00 PM
This is beautiful, Rhoda. Congrats on a very fine win.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/21/2017 5:49:00 PM
Thank you, kindly, Andrea.
Date: 12/19/2017 11:21:00 AM
Congrats! Love the trophy at top!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/19/2017 12:22:00 PM
Thank you wholeheartedly Kim. I am humbled.
Date: 12/19/2017 1:16:00 AM
You're my type of poet Rhoda!I loved the structure and the fact that your work forces one to THINK.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/19/2017 4:18:00 AM
Thank you, Mike. I enjoyed reading your as well. Your account will flourish as your writing is awesome.
Date: 12/19/2017 12:01:00 AM
Congratulations Rhoda! This is a wonderful poem that deserves to win.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/19/2017 4:17:00 AM
Thank you, James. I appreciate your kindness.
Date: 12/18/2017 9:59:00 PM
Returning with congrats Rhoda..well done!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:14:00 PM
Thank you so much, Vijay. You have been so very supportive from day one. Appreciate you immensely.
Date: 12/18/2017 9:34:00 PM
Back to congratulate you on your win!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:13:00 PM
Thank you, Eve, my Dear.
Date: 12/18/2017 9:20:00 PM
Rhoda, Indeed, why should age matter. All hearts are young when it comes to love. Well done on your win. Regards Tom
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:13:00 PM
Thank you very much, Tom, for your kindness
Date: 12/18/2017 2:03:00 PM
Hi Rhoda, You did an amazing job with the contest theme. Finding ones soulmate is a hard thing. With that being said why should age be a factor? Congrats on your fine. It was well deserved:-) Alexis
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 3:55:00 PM
Thank you, Alexis. I totally agree with you.
Date: 12/18/2017 1:09:00 PM
This is so good Rhoda! Congratulations on your fine placement :) xomo!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 3:54:00 PM
Thank you so much, Maureen. I was thrilled.
Date: 12/18/2017 10:22:00 AM
Dropping back with my Congrats
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:47:00 AM
Awwww...thank you Joseph.
Date: 12/18/2017 8:41:00 AM
A big congrats for your win with this tremendous piece.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:47:00 AM
Thank you very much, Richard for your support.
Date: 12/18/2017 7:58:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. Being 15 years senior to my wife makes life a greater blessing because I can instill in her just how much I love her despite the age difference. Your poem confirms my feelings. SUPER POEM!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:46:00 AM
Awesome, Curtis and thank you. All the best to you and yours this holiday season.
Date: 12/18/2017 7:17:00 AM
Rhoda, back to say congrats on your win!!!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:45:00 AM
Thank you, John. I'm excited and also thankful to Julie for hosting. It was a fun contest.
Date: 12/17/2017 11:41:00 PM
I liked this, very introspective and makes one think, love is so elusive!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/18/2017 11:43:00 AM
Thank you very much, Arthur.
Date: 12/17/2017 6:46:00 PM
A wonderfully expressed sonnet Rhonda, with lovely rhythm and rhyme and a unique perspective on the contest theme. Your closing couplet is amazing. Well done. Best wishes for a win!
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/17/2017 10:02:00 PM
Thank you very much, Susan. I'm humbled.
Date: 12/17/2017 6:28:00 PM
A well crafted write Rhoda .... I especially liked the second stanza ..best wishes
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/17/2017 10:01:00 PM
Thank you very much, Joseph.
Date: 12/17/2017 3:51:00 PM
I like the way you presented this ---well done Rhoda--a beautiful sonnet..best for a win.
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/17/2017 5:22:00 PM
Thank you, Vijay. I'm still working on sonnet delivery so I'm glad you liked it.
Date: 12/17/2017 3:46:00 PM
Appealing poem, interesting treatment of the prompt, Rhoda, Janice
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/17/2017 5:21:00 PM
Thank you, Janice. Much appreciated.
Date: 12/17/2017 2:45:00 PM
Great take on the contest Rhoda and this is an excellent sonnet.. Great rhymes and flow...
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Rhoda Tripp
Date: 12/17/2017 3:16:00 PM
Thank you, Silent One. I appreciate your support.
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