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Amphorae, beautifully crafted,
Delicate, exquisite, fire-glazed, 
Heated in jumbo kilns,
Lovely molded necks, 
Opaque pigments, 
Quartzite residue- 
Symbolic, timeless, utilitarian
Valued- with xanthic yellow zirconium

October 22, 2019
F T I series 5 beauty
Brian Strand, sponsor

Poetry notes:

Poetry form:  ABC - In this instance, a poem in which every word begins with a successive letter of the alphabet. The first word begins with A, the second with B, etc.

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Date: 10/22/2019 8:58:00 AM
Beautifully crafted as is your poem,Mark. The shape and look of these are so aesthetically pleasing and you have educated me today,Mark. No wonder you chose this original theme for the beauty contest!
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Date: 10/22/2019 9:53:00 AM
Thank you for your awesome comment, Wendy. You've made my day! ~Mark
Date: 2/8/2019 6:53:00 PM
so cool, you did each word instead of just the beginning of each line. It had to take a lot of thought! also here to say thanks for my last placement in your contest.
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Date: 2/8/2019 9:05:00 PM
Andrea, thank you for your kind encouragement! Your placement was well-deserved. Thank you for taking the time to support my contests :) ~Mark
Date: 1/26/2019 6:23:00 PM
WOW! This is beautiful, so creative, Mark! Janice
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Date: 1/26/2019 7:28:00 PM
Why thank you, Janice! ~Mark
Date: 1/26/2019 12:27:00 PM
Your abs poem is increbidlly beautiful and well crafted.
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Date: 1/26/2019 12:51:00 PM
Victor, I sincerely appreciate your gracious comment. You and Caren have made my day! ~Mark
Date: 1/26/2019 1:36:00 AM
You have made amphorae my number one priority today, to find out what she is, and what makes her so compelling and beautiful.
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Date: 1/26/2019 12:50:00 PM
Caren, I am always encouraged by your thoughtful comments. Both you and Victor have made my day! ~Mark