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Beacon Of Hope

Stately lighthouses Casting their beacons abroad Comfort for old salts A finger of light Warning of treacherous shoals Guides seafaring souls Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired © All Rights Reserved Placed No. 3 in Russell Sivey's "In The Light Of Haiku" Contest - Sep 2011

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Date: 12/4/2012 3:03:00 PM
I always wanted to be a pirate when I grew up. There is something about the water that draws me. I like your poems Jack. Consider trying my Questionku contest, I think you would do well.
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Date: 9/20/2011 12:21:00 PM
I like the comfort of old salts...u know the language of the sea quite well, Bob. Casting light as in casting nets...great word play. It's no wonder u scored so well. A favorite among many I see! Some of the most beautiful lighthouses in the world are on the eastern sea board...Cape Hatteras et al. You write as though u have seen a few....thanks for visiting my poetry as well. :) Gwendolen
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Date: 9/13/2011 4:31:00 PM
Wondeful win my poet friend.. congrats to you! Not a good start for our football teams in weel 1 ... Hope your well my friend. Michael
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Date: 9/13/2011 11:58:00 AM
CONGRATS BOB ON 3RD PLACE WIN WITH THIS RARE BEAUTY POETRY MY FRIEND... SO AWESOME.. TRYING TO SEND PHOTO AGAIN..OH.
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Date: 9/13/2011 10:29:00 AM
My apologies for missing so many contest results - many congrats on all your wins : )
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Date: 9/12/2011 6:36:00 PM
Truly wonderful...my favorite. congrats. BG
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Date: 9/12/2011 4:12:00 PM
This is truly beautiful, Bob. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 9/12/2011 3:54:00 PM
hey Bob congrats on your win, like the finger of light..David
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Date: 9/12/2011 3:34:00 PM
Congratulations on your 3rd Place win in Russell's "In the Light of Haiku"contest Bob. Love,Carol
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Date: 9/12/2011 3:07:00 PM
Congrats on your 3rd place win in my contest "In the Light of Haiku"!!
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Date: 9/12/2011 11:18:00 AM
beautiful lines so profound Bob and luv that finger of light line.. awesome ..good luck in the contest.. did u get my yahoo mail with photo? hope it came over alright luv..
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Date: 9/11/2011 2:57:00 AM
A delightful set of poems,, Bob H., The best of luck in the contest. Light can be such an amazing light.. You take care now,,, always,..p.d.
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Date: 9/10/2011 4:32:00 PM
Creative work about those beautiful and functional landmarks..Enjoyed your expressions about a favorite structure of mine.Good luck in the contest..Reads like a winners' circle work to me..Sara
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Date: 9/10/2011 12:00:00 PM
"A finger of light Warning of treacherous shoals"...outstanding lines. Good luck as Russell judges. CR
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Date: 9/10/2011 11:36:00 AM
This old salt loves your poem.
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Date: 9/10/2011 11:27:00 AM
One of the best haiku s on light house I read today,Hinsha.
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