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Have you not seen the keeper of my dreams?

     The moon of wishes combs her chestnut hair,

         And bounding from the brightest of its beams,

            She casts her net of stardust through the air ...

              (To weave our thoughts, meandering, with care).



              Have you not known the magic of her haunts,

            A misty realm where longings can come true?

         Like spindrift through the ocean of her jaunts,

     You'll float her waking shores on midnight blue,

(Come morn, the sweetened ache of her adieu).




~ 1st Place ~  in the "English Quintain" Poetry Contest, Janice Canerdy, Judge & Sponsor.


Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 9/22/2019 9:40:00 PM
A wonderful write Greg. Longing and loss.
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Date: 9/9/2019 6:21:00 PM
so beautifully romantic Greg, congrats on your top spot:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 9/9/2019 3:58:00 PM
Gregory, Congratulations on your well-deserved win! Very vivid and captivating imagery. David
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Date: 9/8/2019 1:19:00 PM
It is no surprise that this poem did soar to the top of the winner's list like I predicted Greg. I am very happy to see it there! Congratulations! : ) dxoo
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Date: 9/8/2019 10:05:00 AM
Awesome imagery with your Luna poem, Greg. Congrats on a top win.
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Date: 9/8/2019 12:52:00 AM
Greg, I loved this poem, it is otherworldly yet starkly vivid. In ways like a Salvador Dali painting. Beautiful sensibility! Lonna
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Date: 9/7/2019 10:27:00 PM
Gregory, Thank you for your GREAT entry. Congratulations on your win. Janice
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Date: 8/19/2019 5:06:00 PM
Ah gosh, I’m just about to turn in and this is THE BEST cup of cocoa! Warm, soothing, smooooth and soporific. With marshmallows. Yum. Fave x
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Date: 8/19/2019 2:32:00 PM
Greg, this poem is so beautifully romantic. It has me searching the skies for her stardust. A lovely entry that should soar to the top of the winner's list my friend! I loved it! xxoo
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Date: 8/19/2019 9:44:00 AM
Beautifully written, Greg, I love the fantasy feel of this poem. Best of luck in the contest, I think it will do well. John
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