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Amid the jagged shadows

` "Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; " - Samuel Taylor Coleridge Where demon seed, long cast o’er hallowed ground pierces the death hardened soil, thorn and bramble gather over darkened culverts as a magpie peers from a barren branch, seeking chain and splint, shards of the past and refuse cast along greasy curbs, urine stained and flocked Street lamps flicker, spitting kerosene among dampened dreams of misty prophecies, dripping senseless feelings ‘pon fractured sidewalks while muted footprints wander, muddied tracks woven in the darkness of another’s hope, disappearing beyond the rusted gate And I, fearless in the cold, frigid winds gusting towards a tomorrow’d passion, a bough of moss creaking along desolate twigs, tortured thoughts and worried chapters, leafless in this winter of no vacancy and spoiled apples call… for I am the Night Keeper, the harbinger of moons, restless on this eve of starless wishes, broker of destitute destinations, waiting in these jagged shadows of your own making midst crying vestiges of failures found, to lead you into the depths… …of your deserved delusions 11/22/19 Writing Challenge 3, November - Any Form Sponsor, Dear Heart - Wisshkobi Ode

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Date: 12/6/2019 9:37:00 AM
Hey Chris nice to see this one in top ten new poems, where it should be!
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Chris Green
Date: 12/6/2019 9:42:00 AM
Thank John. I hadn't noticed but I am glad you did. I really appreciate you my friend, your comments are always so encouraging to me. Thank you again and again.
Date: 12/5/2019 6:32:00 PM
Chris congratulations on your win in my writing challenge with this wonderful poem!
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Chris Green
Date: 12/6/2019 7:37:00 AM
Thank you so much. I am thrilled you liked this one so much.
Date: 12/4/2019 12:39:00 PM
- Congratulations so much on your winning poem, Chris :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Chris Green
Date: 12/4/2019 12:53:00 PM
Thank you so very much my friend.
Date: 12/4/2019 4:11:00 AM
Visions of a soul drowning in the depths of sorrow.....wow this is great Chris. It is written with the darkness of Mr. Poe. Congratulations on your win which is a top winner for me! : ) xxoo
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Date: 12/4/2019 8:16:00 AM
Thank you Connie for always being so nice to me. I am happy you enjoyed this one.
Date: 12/3/2019 8:33:00 PM
Congrats on your winning poem Chris
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Date: 12/4/2019 8:15:00 AM
Thanks so very much Greg.
Date: 12/3/2019 6:50:00 PM
to me all your writes are winners, congratulations on your win Chris... hugs
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Date: 12/4/2019 8:15:00 AM
Thank you so much my friend. Your kind words are always so encouraging and uplifting and bring a smile to my face.
Date: 12/3/2019 5:53:00 PM
Harbinger of moons...destitute destinations...just Wow!
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Chris Green
Date: 12/4/2019 8:14:00 AM
:)
Date: 12/3/2019 5:52:00 PM
I missed this one whew...glad I found it! Chris...Chris...Chris do you know what you've wrote? This is a masterpiece, I'm stunned it wasn't higher but to each his own. This is a classic write...I mean it reads like thoughts and expressions of bygone eras...gave me chills really. Another Chris Green fave! I think I have to make a book of faves for you and for G Barden two of the soups finest!
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Chris Green
Date: 12/4/2019 8:14:00 AM
Thanks so much John. Hey, 24th place isn't too bad. : ) I am thrilled you enjoyed this one so much
Date: 12/3/2019 12:05:00 PM
Chris congratulations on your win! simply amazing words your write! ;)
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Chris Green
Date: 12/3/2019 12:49:00 PM
Thanks Brenda
Date: 11/27/2019 12:25:00 AM
Wow, amazing , Chris, this is a fabulous write a top win, Dear Heart will love it. I still don't know what to write.
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Date: 11/27/2019 6:55:00 AM
Thank you so much my friend. I am sure you will come up with something fantastic.
Date: 11/25/2019 1:29:00 PM
Outstanding poem, Chris! What depth, what passion in your wildly descriptive imagery...a winner and a fave from me!!
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Chris Green
Date: 11/25/2019 1:51:00 PM
Thanks so much Laura. I am thrilled you liked this one.
Date: 11/23/2019 7:40:00 PM
Exceeds all expectations, even STC's! Bravo, Poet. A FAVE for sure. Very, very, impressive. Cheers, Gershon
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Chris Green
Date: 11/25/2019 8:01:00 AM
Thanks my friend. I am glad you liked this one.
Date: 11/23/2019 7:13:00 AM
I think there are many winners in this contest already; yours is going to be one I would wager. You have such a mastery of words.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/25/2019 8:00:00 AM
Thank you so very much Caren for your always kind words about my poetry
Date: 11/22/2019 11:06:00 PM
A wonderful write. I enjoyed reading and wish you all the best in the contest. Love and prayers, Gina
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Date: 11/25/2019 8:00:00 AM
Thanks so very much Gina. I am glad you liked this one.
Date: 11/22/2019 7:09:00 PM
Hi Chris well done my friend. You brushed the paiting well and flowered the portrait onto the canvas. When you spelled Passionn 3rd paragraph 2nd line is it meant for ( Passion ) ? I do it all the time mispell my words when I`m in a hurry. Other than that you did well. Thanks for sharing
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Chris Green
Date: 11/25/2019 7:55:00 AM
Just a misspelling that got past me but I wish it had so kind of special meaning, no such luck. Thanks so much my friend.
Date: 11/22/2019 6:51:00 PM
excellent penning Chris...good luck in the contest, though i doubt you need luck...
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Chris Green
Date: 11/25/2019 7:54:00 AM
Thank you so very much my sweet friend for all of the kindness you always show to me.
Date: 11/22/2019 4:11:00 PM
Wow, excellent poem Chris. When I first started reading, the song Sound of Silence came into my mind. This poem pulls the reader right into it :)
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Chris Green
Date: 11/22/2019 4:41:00 PM
Thank you Heidi. I really got into this one, I could have gone on forever. I appreciate you my friend.
Date: 11/22/2019 3:52:00 PM
and spoiled apples... that is my favorite line. Excellent write. Ann
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Date: 11/22/2019 4:41:00 PM
Thanks so much Ann. I am glad you liked this