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My poem is written in the style of E.E. Cummings

 Using no capitalization, no punctuation, wordsputtogether,

repetitive lines/words,  odd line spaces, and white spaces.  

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death is near
a fading out    tomorrow will never be
gone away        an empty shell will dwell

birds    and butterflies    come fluttering
on gossamersilkywings

wings as soft as       a spider web
andthecurtainsstir               in the open window
death
 comes 
       like a bird of prey

drifting    silently
and hummingbirds hover   in heavenly     harmony
her
  hair
    streaming down her shoulders
the clock of time stops      the end has come
deep blue is the sky beyond this realm

birds   and butterflies    come fluttering
on gossamersilkywings
and hummingbirds hover   in heavenly     harmony

bluebirds are twittering      in the trees
she breathes
   a long breath
        pauses
           and then
the moment of death    a heaviness descends

death comes
               like a bird of prey
drifting   silently
she hangs
  her head like a dead flower    the mind dies
a peacefulness  alightthatfillstheroom    her spirit leaving

and on the bedside
    a beautiful bouquet of red roses     dulcet  fullofscent 
o her life was fleeting
     infused with happiness    beauty   laughter

the dream has ended   the final curtain has dropped
farewell my beauty  Ikissherlips    her still warm hand
     outside a gentle rain has begun
                 falling on    theweepingwillowtree

my weeping tears
      dropping    soaking     her blanket

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June 26, 2015


Poetry/Free Verse/'death of a friend'
Copyright Protected, ID 15- 1159-899-0
All Rights Reserved.  Written under Pseudonym.


Submitted into the contest,Your Personal Perfect Poem
sponsor, Brian Strand

First Place

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/28/2019 7:20:00 PM
A haunting sad beauty that shines with your brilliant artistry, Dear Heart. Such a deeply moving poem exquisitely expressed. Congratulations on your excellent win. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode
Date: 6/30/2019 11:59:00 AM
Susan, thank you for the compliments and for the congratulations, appreciate ~
Date: 6/26/2019 12:17:00 PM
Moving and beautiful Constance! Congratulations on your deserving first place win! : ) xxoo
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Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode
Date: 6/27/2019 8:03:00 AM
Connie, thank you for visiting and for the congratulations!
Date: 6/26/2019 8:42:00 AM
bittersweet, it's beautifully written but the sadness lingers! Congrats on your win!
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Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode
Date: 6/26/2019 9:00:00 AM
Sandra, thanks for visiting with the beautiful and the congrats, appreciate
Date: 6/25/2019 7:04:00 PM
Dear Heart another congrats on another win!;)
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Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode
Date: 6/26/2019 9:00:00 AM
Brenda, thanks for the congrats !
Date: 6/25/2019 5:30:00 PM
A very deep sad write on death. Like the format you used. Excellent. love phyl
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Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode
Date: 6/26/2019 9:01:00 AM
Phyllis, thanks for visiting and for the excellent !
Date: 6/25/2019 12:35:00 PM
Oh so innovative and with so much rhymn My compliments!
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Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode
Date: 6/26/2019 9:01:00 AM
Ralph, thanks for visiting and for the compliment ~