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Delight is the Night

The moon is a curving flower of gold. Blue silk is the river below which gathers sweet Luna’s petal-face glow And mirrors it in a soft fold. Delight is the night as we - passion-souled - sail forth on the ribbon’s smooth flow! Written by Andrea Dietrich July 25, 2015 For the Complete the Lines Contest of nette onclaud I chose line 6: ‘ the moon is a curving flower of gold.’---Sara Teasdale I adore Sara Teasdale!

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Date: 8/17/2015 4:25:00 PM
UUUUUH! LOVE IT! This is choreography of words! A canvas full of moonlight! Thank you for this gift!
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Date: 8/12/2015 11:23:00 PM
Incredible write and a terrific winner, Andrea!
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Date: 8/5/2015 12:52:00 AM
lovely variation of the thematic concept, andie.. you did sara teasdale proud with your petal-face glow!.. sweet congrats!
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Date: 8/4/2015 12:33:00 PM
Forgot to put the rating!
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Date: 8/4/2015 12:32:00 PM
What beautiful imagery in this winning poem, Andrea! I loved it, a 7 :)
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Date: 8/4/2015 8:33:00 AM
Nice, nice write Andrea! Again a wonderful image! 7 from me- Congrats on your win!
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Date: 8/4/2015 5:33:00 AM
Love the first line of this beautiful poem Andrea...Congrats on a great win
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 8/4/2015 8:27:00 AM
well, Joseph, that is a testament to the fact that Sara Teasdale was a fantastic poet. The first line was hers.
Date: 8/4/2015 12:42:00 AM
Another sweet win... Nice to see you all over the soup... SKAT
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Date: 8/4/2015 12:40:00 AM
Very wonderful Andrea! Superb win, big congrats!
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Date: 8/3/2015 9:18:00 PM
Andrea, congratulatations on your win a 7 wonderful write. Hugs Eve
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Date: 8/3/2015 4:35:00 PM
dropping back with my congrats Andrea:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/3/2015 11:48:00 AM
Back to congratulate you, andie! hugs
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Date: 7/31/2015 12:39:00 AM
Lovely, Andrea....someone read this and was so mesmerized that they posted it to me! You romantic soul you....I love to see this side of you. About your post on my sonnet.....Craig helped me with sonnet writing. Gave me some tips....It's become my favorite form...Iambic pentameter is just the rhythm of my heart! Thanks for the build...built. Silly tenses! Yes, you watch out for me, and I will watch out for you. I edit well for others but not so keen on editing my own. :) Hugs
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 7/31/2015 12:41:00 AM
As for these babies (.......) Yes, those silly little ellipsis....I love using them. It's my signature thing. I don't allow my students to do it. That's what punctuation is for, but here I like to be unfettered!!! ;) Hugs
Date: 7/29/2015 8:29:00 AM
You have done it again, painting in my head. You say you don't have an artistic talent but you paint such wonderful pictures with words. Love this one dear sis.
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Date: 7/28/2015 12:38:00 AM
I wondered if you would enter this one Andrea. A beautiful poem that I would bet Sara would have enjoyed. GL in the contest.
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Date: 7/27/2015 11:35:00 PM
I like it. Love how you ended it and I'm a sucker for good endings.
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Date: 7/27/2015 6:53:00 PM
love it Andrea great pen gl in contest you are on a roll hugs 7
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Date: 7/27/2015 4:53:00 PM
I stopped by to confirm which line I guessed you would choose, Andrea, and I proved myself right:) Sara Teasdale was an obvious choice! And I am sure she would have approved of your added lines...beautiful! // paul
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Date: 7/27/2015 4:02:00 PM
Yes, this one has a delightful flow. I want to top it with strawberries and cream and eat it. LOve, daver
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Date: 7/27/2015 1:28:00 PM
What a fabulous write, I like you penned it, it extremely brilliant.........A.M.
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Date: 7/27/2015 12:15:00 PM
Extreme beauty is hidden in the picture you have drawn in this beautiful poem. Good luck in the contest my lovely friend. Loved always,bl
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Date: 7/27/2015 9:21:00 AM
There is indeed a certain feel of Teasdale in this write, Andie. Glad you did it this way, because I failed to consider the author's style. Goodluck with this! hugs
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Date: 7/27/2015 8:32:00 AM
Andie, love the enchanting picture!!!! :D! very good flow of w/c i don't have any muse yet for NEtte's contest.. :D!~Olive Eloisa
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Date: 7/27/2015 7:24:00 AM
I love this! I picked this line also but I've been struggling for two days to come with something! Good luck in the contest Andrea ! And thanks for visiting my poems. ~ lee
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Date: 7/27/2015 5:30:00 AM
a solid 7! for this well crafted piece. as i read your poem, i was also watching....because u told it so well. all the best in the contest
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