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Blue Enigma

Aquatic colossus breaches with elation, crystalline baubles spray towards periwinkle skies as casting flukes sway. In expanse of brine play the descendants of millennia old warriors; their songs eco among the macrophyte gardens. They know the secrets of ancient sailors, these Balaenoptera musculus in their clan-pods carry the wisdom of unknown worlds within Gaia’s womb. A harmonic constitutional for these hearts of compassion, the annual migration will glean offspring to carry on the tradition and guardianship of esoterica; this star has come far and whispered her secrets only to the wise ones.
4-22-2021 ALL YOURS (Apr 23) Poetry Contest Brian Strand

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Date: 4/24/2021 3:59:00 PM
Congrats on your win in Brian's contest, M.L.! blessings, Kim M
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 4/26/2021 9:27:00 PM
Thanks so much.
Date: 3/19/2021 9:20:00 AM
I did my best, but I struggled through your poem, M. L. I needed to consult the dictionary several times. There are some strong images lingering in some of your lines, but I lost the subject matter and theme among the words no one uses or know what means. After I finished the poem a second time, I still wondered what you were writing about. I really liked your phrase "this star...whispered her secrets only to the wise ones."
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 4/26/2021 9:28:00 PM
I like to make people think, I try not to express what I think someone else might express, in that way I retain my originality. Thanks for reading and commenting.
Date: 3/19/2021 9:18:00 AM
Dear M. L., you capture the majesty of both the ocean and the "aquatic colossus" dwelling within it. The splendid imagery and ancient spirit of your poem enraptures my heart's imagination. I especially loved; "this star / has come far and whispered her secrets / only to the wise ones." - magnificent! Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 4/26/2021 9:28:00 PM
Thanks so much Susan, I'm glad you enjoyed the poem.