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* This is my very first Haibun - I hope you like it! *

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The breath of Heaven is your sigh ... callow leaves of May tremble for its press on their cheeks, and giggle to slumber on pastel quilts of Autumn, for its sake alone. Should it not be, then, that the song of your heart soars to greet each wondered ear with joyous cadence and charm? Like butterflies with wings of harmony, nectarous notes of you flutter the morning, tickling every spirit with hope and exuberance. This, then - this essence of you unseen, is far less overwhelming than all of you that meets the gaze and gauge, yet the sacrifice of your breath, (and the dreams it weaves in my blood), is what robs me of mine. Oh, how exquisitely ruined and redeemed this world is by your sight and song! How sublimely tortured and adorned, this earthly realm, to frame your countenance and canticle! Yet it is only the shadows and shady hems of this place that offer you fit and proper element, for the light of angels is naught but gloom in your presence, and what appreciation would Heaven or Earth hold for all that is worth losing - all that is taken by darkness - were it not for the diaphanous, dazzling shine of your aspect? What would the world be without its sun ... or Heaven without its angels?? ~ should seraphs not spin, t'would be for the loss of you ... the bright of Heaven. ~ Written and submitted on September 5, 2019 For the "Angels Danced" Poetry Contest Lu Loo, Sponsor. ( Syllables = 5, 7, 5 ... counted at HowManySyllables.com )

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Date: 9/6/2019 7:58:00 PM
You have yet again awed me my friend. This is both true poetry and the work of a fine and true poet!! A fav.. a jewel that inspires me..
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Date: 9/6/2019 1:14:00 AM
absolutely breath taking, Greg, many congrats:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/5/2019 4:29:00 PM
Congratulations on a well written poem. :) Blessings
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Date: 9/5/2019 2:42:00 PM
A beautiful tribute to this lovely lady with her troubled soul who now rests in loving arms. Congratulations on your win Greg! I didn't read the rules correctly when I wrote mine. xxoo
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Date: 9/5/2019 9:49:00 AM
Marilyn Monroe- My sister adores her, cute pic :) The first line caught my eye in a beautiful way. Beautifully soft poem, full of emotion and depth. Thank you for your participation and congratulations on your placement :) -luloo
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Date: 9/5/2019 8:44:00 AM
God be with you and best in the contest.
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