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CAREFREE SUMMER NIGHT

carefree summer night
recalling the fireworks fuse…
Déjà vu to Vietnam

For the fireworks haiku contest and dedicated to all vets who suffer from PTSD.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 7/6/2010 8:26:00 AM
Congratulations John on your win in Deborah Guzzi's contest "Fireworks". Love, Carol
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Date: 7/6/2010 1:43:00 AM
a very fitting tribute to all those vets, John! Congrats! --nikko :)
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Date: 7/5/2010 1:37:00 PM
John, I liked how you related this one to PTSD . LUv, Andrea
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Date: 7/5/2010 12:36:00 PM
Very neat Haiku here John. Congratulations on your success in the contest! I did my own entry as a write on PTSD as well~Chris
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Date: 7/5/2010 9:00:00 AM
Isn't it amazing how one image can convey such joy for some and such horror for others. This is a very powerful Haiku. congratulations on your well deserved win, John. Love, Lainie
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Date: 7/4/2010 6:35:00 PM
Congrats John on your winning Haiku in the Fireworks contest with this remarkable write and win ..enjoy as u celebrate the 4th in style.. with luv from the "Sweetheart" in Hawaii.. AlohA..
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Date: 7/4/2010 4:26:00 PM
So much depth in this poem--a reminder of the cost of freedom. What a wonderful dedication. Congratulations on your win in Deborah's contest. Enjoy your honor. I wish you many more. Karen
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Date: 7/2/2010 7:27:00 AM
Boy, this one hits you where it hurts. Good ending. Charles
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Date: 7/1/2010 10:48:00 AM
Made me think about all the veterans and what they are and have went through to serve our freedoms. Very nice, especially for the holiday. - Good luck in the contest! -All the best, Kaen
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Date: 7/1/2010 10:18:00 AM
Deborah, consider it done and thanks for the input. All the best JT
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Date: 7/1/2010 9:48:00 AM
excellent juxtaposition line 3 ...excellent set up in line 1, try to say what you said witout the I in line 2..As in all writting kind sir...my teach would say...who else would it be? some when we have so few words to use..."I" is not a good use of a sound. Tweak line 2 for better results and thanks SO much for following all the directions to perfection!
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Date: 7/1/2010 8:40:00 AM
A wonderful entry. Good luck in the contest
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