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The bride’s inflorescent bouquet, cascading — a tropical tease of Chamorro charm in the Marianas Islands. A circular celebration arch of bougainvillea and golden wedding bands, preened and prepared, to love and cherish. The handsome groom clasps the bride’s hand as they step into the infinity ring. Their breathing entwined with sunshine and seashells. Her dark, Guamanian skin and sleek ebony hair, surrounded by Red Hot, California Gold and Sundown Orange blossoms. The honeysuckle-scent of paper flowers, intoxicating — ruminating with romance. The Pacific Islanders, bare feet in tan sand, release the coconut essence of their vows. The grand reception at the hotel, in moonlight hours, near the ancient wall, kissing blossoms and bracts. 4/8/2019 Bougainvillea Poetry Contest Sponsor: Craig Cornish

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Date: 4/9/2019 1:12:00 PM
a wonderful spill of blooms adorning a precious ceremony... impressive, kim.. huggs
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 4/9/2019 3:50:00 PM
Thanks, dear friend! Hugs...Kim