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You rushed in, a cold dark secret to all To cover impending doom's quiet voice And moved like a shadow upon a wall With the sweat of death your weapon of choice The woeful sickness to suffer you bring To the elderly victim's door, you knock As the graveyards welcome, the church bells ring The stench of death's old continuous clock Wise are those who cleanse labor's hands of you To wash away fevers of your desire And overcome your wordless toxic brew To cool the fatal climate of your fire Prudent the life made longer from this deed Embrace the reverence to clean indeed 3/15/20 contest Coronavirus-19

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020

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Date: 5/12/2020 5:40:00 PM
Hello Frederic Packer, yes hygiene is important. We have to be clean from germs. Enjoy your evening my friend.
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Date: 5/12/2020 2:09:00 PM
a hard hitting poem Frederic , personal hygiene is so important in dealing with this killer virus. stay safe:-) many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 5/12/2020 1:14:00 PM
Excellently worded letter to the coronavirus. If only it would read and heed. Loved reading it while listening to Exodus, an old favorite. Well done and congratulations, Frederic ~ John
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Date: 5/12/2020 1:00:00 PM
Well written Frederic--I would have placed it much higher.
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Date: 5/12/2020 12:21:00 PM
Your unique expression of the character of the virus is well presented in your choice of form. I relate strongly with your style of writing Frederic. Very well done.
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Date: 5/12/2020 10:35:00 AM
Congratulations Frederic on your winning poem with its extended metaphor and vivid imagery - "to cool the fatal climate of your fire," "wordless toxic brew" just a couple of examples. Nicely penned.
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Date: 5/12/2020 9:31:00 AM
I am so back with a very Big congratulations on your win, Frederic. Hugs Eve
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Date: 3/31/2020 8:23:00 PM
Well said, Frederic, it is just still spreading like wind is to fire
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Date: 3/15/2020 3:46:00 PM
So interesting how each poet covers the topic.
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