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AND SO IT BEGINS

And so it begins
The game of life
The dominos of love
Falling where they may
The timer activated
Fresh out of a box
Learning the rules 
As we go along
No plan or ruse
No rhyme or reason
Just out for some fun
Moving game pieces
Taking turns
At winning and losing
Rising and falling
In endless succession
An ebb and flow of emotions
The tears the laughter
Riding a roller coaster
Of highs and lows
A detonated cosmic launch
Mingling interstellar orbs
Crisscrossing arcs of destiny
In a waltz of muses
Or divine intervention



Submitted on January 2, 2019, for contest FREE VERSE STYLE ONLY sponsored by EMILE PINET  -  RANKED 5TH

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Date: 2/1/2019 6:02:00 PM
Hello Lin, Beautiful! Have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 2/1/2019 10:07:00 PM
Thanks for your lovely visit and compliment, Darlene.
Date: 1/27/2019 6:30:00 AM
Wonderful!
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Date: 1/27/2019 11:41:00 AM
Thanks, Valerie. Most appreciated.
Date: 1/24/2019 2:16:00 PM
Congrats on your win. Nice rhythm, it flows along. I can feel the ups and downs. Really enjoyed it, Line
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Date: 1/24/2019 8:59:00 PM
Thanks Sandra, for your lovely visit and comment.
Date: 1/22/2019 11:39:00 PM
Congrats friend!
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Date: 1/23/2019 4:58:00 AM
Thanks, Timothy.
Date: 1/22/2019 4:18:00 PM
Your beautiful verses dance through your poem with a wonderful pace and rhythm, Line. Congratulations on your wonderful win. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 1/23/2019 4:58:00 AM
Thank you so much for your lovely visit and compliment, Susan. Most appreciated.
Date: 1/22/2019 8:47:00 AM
Congratulations Line! Your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest. This contest was very tough to judge, well done my friend, Emile.
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Date: 1/23/2019 4:59:00 AM
Thanks, Emile. This was a fun contest and I look forward to reading all the winning poems.
Date: 1/3/2019 7:31:00 PM
I love the line "crisscrossing arcs of destiny." God's designed chaos. Great write my friend!
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Date: 1/3/2019 7:55:00 PM
Thank you so much, Wren. Most appreciated.
Date: 1/3/2019 2:44:00 PM
Love the line..."In a waltz of muses," your a great poet!
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Date: 1/3/2019 7:56:00 PM
Thank you so much, Vickie. You're very generous.
Date: 1/3/2019 7:43:00 AM
This about says it all...Wonderful piece!
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Date: 1/3/2019 9:34:00 AM
Thank you so much, Mike, for your much appreciated visit and comment.
Date: 1/3/2019 1:40:00 AM
Wonderful! I cant help but think what you would write to: "And so it ends"
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Date: 1/3/2019 9:33:00 AM
LOL - that stirs a whole lot of other feelings... saving that for another poem.
Date: 1/2/2019 10:09:00 PM
Many moments linger indeed. Yes, so it begins. This is so beautifully written and presented. ~ Brandy
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Date: 1/2/2019 10:18:00 PM
Thank you so much, Brandy. Most appreciated.
Date: 1/2/2019 4:55:00 PM
A poet's dazzling description of come what may. I enjoyed this free verse so much. This is wonderful Line! xxoo : )
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Date: 1/2/2019 7:46:00 PM
Thank you so much, Connie, for your most appreciated.
Date: 1/2/2019 4:44:00 PM
Exactly how life is Line. A nice timely reminder at the start of another year. Best of luck in the contest.
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Date: 1/2/2019 7:47:00 PM
Thank you so much, Jean. Most appreciated.
Date: 1/2/2019 4:39:00 PM
I had to "fav" this one; I love the imagery painted with words and the way the whole poem unfolds into, "a waltz of muses".
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Date: 1/2/2019 7:48:00 PM
Thank you so much, ML, for your most appreciated visit and comment. I love the way you resonate with much of my poetry.
Date: 1/2/2019 1:27:00 PM
"Criscrossing arcs of destiny" -- Romeo and Juliet come to mind... This is a powerful write, Line: Plenty of punch! :) gw
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Date: 1/2/2019 3:42:00 PM
Thank you so much, Gershon. Most appreciated.
Date: 1/1/2019 11:25:00 PM
beautiful and not a wasted word. I love everything about this... FAV Best of luck in the contest!
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Date: 1/2/2019 7:50:00 AM
Thank you so much, PS. Most appreciated.