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An Interlude Amidst a Dissonance

Amidst a dissonance of human sound, the constant hum of voices as each swarm of people pushed onto the streets, the pound- pound-pounding workers made, which like a storm rained in my ears, my mind‘s eye glimpsed a thing that could not be of this unholy sphere: a woman, nymph-like, on a glassy ring of wintry pond. . . and all that I could hear was breath of wind, the song to which she danced. I marveled as she effortlessly spun. She beckoned me, but then as I advanced, she gracefully collapsed, her dancing done. The blaring of a car’s horn jolted me back into city life’s reality. June 19, 2016 for The Sounds of Day Poetry Contest of Nayda Ivette Negron

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Date: 7/2/2016 12:58:00 AM
Congratulations on making the list Andrea. I could have sworn I commented on this but I don't see it. ; )
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Date: 6/26/2016 10:28:00 PM
Ah back to the City life's reality...I almost got carried away while reading. Simply beautiful. Congrats on your placement, Andrea. :)
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Date: 6/26/2016 12:57:00 PM
The imagination can run wild..Congrats on your great win....Way to go..Thanks for the visit to my page...Sara
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Date: 6/23/2016 10:39:00 PM
A quiet, gentle read. The rhyme melts into each line beautifully. Congratulations, Andrea....Fran
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Date: 6/23/2016 12:45:00 PM
This is even more dangerous than texting. I liked going along on your fantasy. Love, daver
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Date: 6/21/2016 3:43:00 PM
Beautiful write Andrea!... I see you updated your picture, I like it...great poetic pose!
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Date: 6/21/2016 8:36:00 AM
Imagery so well done.
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Date: 6/21/2016 7:36:00 AM
I love the imagery! I also see by the comments congrats are in order.
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Date: 6/21/2016 5:39:00 AM
Congratulations on your win, Andrea:)
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Date: 6/20/2016 10:34:00 PM
Great imagery and contrast!
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Date: 6/20/2016 6:17:00 PM
Another artistic and beautiful sonnet, Andrea! You make it look so easy. **Kim
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Date: 6/20/2016 4:26:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement in the contest....well penned
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Date: 6/20/2016 3:56:00 PM
a beautiful sonnet Andrea - oh to block out that sound just for a few moments of calm - beautiful write :-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 6/20/2016 2:49:00 PM
Congratulations on the placement of the contest Andrea
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Date: 6/20/2016 1:53:00 PM
Just to block out the city sounds for just a few fleeting moments is all we ask. Lovely Andrea
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Date: 6/20/2016 1:06:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, Andrea,
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Date: 6/20/2016 1:01:00 PM
Ah, yes, those 30 second "check outs" that leave us renewed and confused when the horn blows....lovely sonnet Andrea.
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Date: 6/20/2016 11:10:00 AM
What a standout title! I loved the images that this sonnet conjured ... "a woman, nymph-like, on a glassy ring of wintry pond ..." ... sure is a stark contrast to the city scene. One is in routine, the other in a daydream. Well written, Andrea.
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Date: 6/20/2016 11:06:00 AM
A vivid representation of life in the city excellently composed dear, Andrea. Good luck my dear friend!
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Date: 6/20/2016 4:13:00 AM
A different take on the contest:)
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Date: 6/20/2016 3:37:00 AM
Well thought of excellent written poem very good which put me in that scene x
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