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An African Tale

broke is the spirit and turgid the belly's bloat with no tears to cry - she is at her point of death and a part of us will die March 2015

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Date: 9/25/2016 7:59:00 PM
This is very well written and uses great descriptive words, Keith. A well deserved premium win. Congrats
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Date: 9/24/2016 3:16:00 PM
Many congrats Keith:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/24/2016 2:20:00 PM
Keith-lovely tanka dear man...congratulations on your placement :)-luloo
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Date: 9/24/2016 11:08:00 AM
Lovely and yet sad words to ponder. A part of us dies at the death of a short-lived life, missing the gift their life had to give.
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Date: 5/8/2015 2:34:00 PM
oh, it was one in my contest, right? Still love it!
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Date: 3/30/2015 10:08:00 AM
Keith, a wonderful winning write sir!
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Date: 3/29/2015 9:56:00 PM
thanks for the reply, so true... PD
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Date: 3/23/2015 10:21:00 PM
Powerful, heart tugging imagery. Congrats on your win, Keith! Love, Kim
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Date: 3/22/2015 1:54:00 PM
Keith, Congratulations on your awesome TANKA 2 win Always & Forever <3 Luv ~LINDA~
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Date: 3/21/2015 9:12:00 PM
this is great writing! I was thinking maybe an African wrote it! Although rhyming is frowned on in tanka, I rather enjoyed the rhyming of cry with die and most of all, the sad message this one imparts. Congrats in my contest.
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