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Bitter Memories

The Hunter for PD Yesterday, I visited the timeless monastery where the Buddhist monks dwell, the place a sublime testament to their simplicity, perception and peace. With delight, I viewed the fragment of skull and the skeletal fingers: repellent to some, yet exquisite to me, my fascination with the enigma ravenous. I listened to the monk’s story, fantastical, but not filled with excessive intensification. He looked into my eyes, his own moist, steady but not defiant, as he recounted the epic tale. As the minutes ticked by, I was filled with ecstasy: this wasn’t a nefarious conman, his story was not tainted with planning and motives, and, as I thanked him for his time, I believed he really had seen Meh-Teh, the yeti, the abominable snowman – call it what you will - on a glacier, and, again, in the snowy valley; he had heard gunshots ricochet and had later retrieved the gruesome relics. I would never quit searching…

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Date: 5/23/2012 6:58:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Jack. Excellent. Great job. Nice going. Ralph
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Date: 5/23/2012 6:26:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in P.D.'s "SHHHH" contest Jack. Love, Carol
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Date: 5/23/2012 2:35:00 AM
Congrats amego in the contest "shhh"
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Date: 5/22/2012 8:03:00 PM
wow, like Sara said, this is very imaginative. REALLY Good. Congrats on your win in this most interesting contest, my friend.
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Date: 5/22/2012 3:43:00 PM
Very imaginative and creative work that is in the winners' list..Congrats..Sara
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Date: 5/22/2012 2:06:00 PM
Jack congrats on your win..david
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Date: 5/22/2012 1:29:00 PM
he he he, Jack... i did not even know you entered my contest... Congratulations,, for your awesome entry in my shh!! ~ contest...thank you for supporting my contest. Have yourself a wonderful and enyable day, :-) PD
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Date: 9/4/2011 10:56:00 AM
Absolutely! The only way to fly...lol CR
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Date: 9/3/2011 12:22:00 PM
Ah what a very cool perspective to have on bitter memories :) really enjoy how you view, it Jack! and Thank you... I am so with you about contests-- they sure must be done in fun :) I feel the same way and see it as a learning experience too :) You're the coolest :D and heehee nah, I don't think I am that great a liar ;)
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Date: 9/2/2011 11:11:00 AM
I thought I read this one Jack..the words seem fresh to me luv... awesome as always .. fantasy is fact in actuality luv...we will it so...
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Date: 9/2/2011 1:52:00 AM
Yikes, those biting bitter memories! I enjoyed seeing this tonight.Sorry I can't see too many. I was unable to do Soup for the past few days and have fallen way behind. sure hope I can catch up now but I think I need much more than an hour!! I will go find one more of yours now. LUv, Andrea
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Date: 9/1/2011 4:04:00 PM
fantasy most definitely can be fact Jack.. nice words presenting those bitter memories which we all have luv...
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Date: 9/1/2011 3:54:00 PM
Interesting thoughts penned..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..Yes, I treasure old plates that I see in antique shops..Sara
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Date: 9/1/2011 3:31:00 PM
Well written. I truly enjoyed it! Sincerely, Kim
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Date: 9/1/2011 3:14:00 PM
love the study in contrast, jack!.. an original..:) huggs, nette
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Date: 9/1/2011 2:21:00 PM
Nice Haiku! It's very descriptive and straight to the point, necessary for Haiku! Great write!!
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