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Depth Perception Premiere Contest Winner

From corners of silver lakes, you shimmer In glancing ripples, fluid treasure awaits And I, diving for pearls, a swimmer Tangled within your illusion of depth Until the fragile surface separates Ghosts of tarnished gold grows dimmer As mirages of you fall to shallow fates. 8/14/21 Poem of the Day 8/16/21 1st Place Julyme contest

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Date: 11/7/2021 4:45:00 PM
Left me breathless! A true classic! Splendor pen!
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Date: 10/10/2021 9:41:00 AM
Dear Michelle, I am enraptured with the soulful beauty of your poem. Your creative intelligence and amazing artistry allows you to rise beyond the surface of ordinary to soar the highest realms of extraordinary.. I relish your profound poetic pen, my friend. A huge fav! Congratulations on the worthy and wonderful honors of both POTD and the trophy win.. both well-deserved. Your golden talent is to be admired. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 9/25/2021 2:23:00 PM
Brief but so filled with imagery. I can see why this is a winner. Hugs and Congratulations. ;0)
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Date: 9/2/2021 7:16:00 PM
Michelle, I really love your rhyme scheme in this poem. So expressive; rich images and nice flow.
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Date: 9/2/2021 4:18:00 PM
Your poem is so fluid and beautiful. Those divers can hold their breath forever, it seems. Congratulations!
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Date: 9/2/2021 4:11:00 PM
Michelle, wonderful and congratulations on your win in my contest ~ love and serenity _ Constance
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Date: 8/28/2021 11:08:00 AM
You weave your words such in a magical way in this excellent verse, Michelle. Wow, so good! A real treasure of a poem and a fave! :)
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Date: 8/26/2021 12:48:00 PM
WoW! Michelle, You have penned such a powerful and deep write. So well deserving of poem of the day and top win. Congratulations for both accolades. Have a wonderful day:-) Alexis
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Date: 8/21/2021 6:11:00 AM
your audience have spoke! have a wonderful autumn...much love, james
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/21/2021 4:59:00 PM
You as well, thank you for your visit and comment, James
Date: 8/18/2021 8:22:00 AM
Michelle, So very powerful. You have created so much depth and emotion in your magical wise words. Congratulations of both of your wins! All the best, Susan :)
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:33:00 PM
I am very touched by your generous comments, thank you so much, Susan~
Date: 8/17/2021 9:40:00 PM
This is such a WOW poem, Michelle. I just love how you juxtapose your imagery of the ephemeral (shimmer, illusion, ghost, mirage) with the precious (silver, pearl, gold, treasure) and the implied trajectory of knowing a person in a deeper, more meaningful way. Loved your rhymes also,, and the way your cadence feels like ripples on a lake. So happy to see such quality writing earn you a trophy and POTD, my artistry sib :^)
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:32:00 PM
I actually didn't think of all those connections, it is so interesting what you saw that I didn't! I am always intrigued by your insights, you are a perceptive and talented poet yourself of course, thank you for your kind visit~
Date: 8/17/2021 2:25:00 AM
- A beautiful poem, Michelle :) - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:28:00 PM
Thank you very much, Anne-Lise :)
Date: 8/17/2021 1:55:00 AM
you did the miracle of turning tarnished into glowing with just a touch of magical words . I can't bow down for you are shining star . I have to raise my head and look up to your lightening glow
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:27:00 PM
What a beautiful comment, that made me smile, thank you very much, Mohamed~
Date: 8/17/2021 1:27:00 AM
Indeed, a very beautiful tribute. Congratulations!
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:27:00 PM
Thank you, Christuraj
Date: 8/16/2021 7:55:00 PM
Back with congrats on your POTD!
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:26:00 PM
Thanks again, am always glad for a return visit!
Date: 8/16/2021 7:05:00 PM
A beautiful write Michelle, congratulations on receiving the honour of poem of the day… Belle
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Date: 8/16/2021 5:06:00 PM
"Tangled within your illusion of depth" This image is simply breathtaking. Beautiful are your words, in every way. Congratulations Michelle, on Poem of the Day. Hugs, Brandy
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:26:00 PM
Thank you for such a thoughtful comment, Brandy, you are very kind and encouraging~
Date: 8/16/2021 3:45:00 PM
A poetic gem Michelle, many congrats on POTD:-) hugs jan xx
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:25:00 PM
(virtual) hugs back, thanks jan!
Date: 8/16/2021 11:12:00 AM
An introspective jewel of a poem, Michelle. Kudos on POTD! Love and more love always.
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:24:00 PM
Good to see you again, Freddie, love to you always too~
Date: 8/16/2021 10:52:00 AM
Back with Congratulations on this POTD win. A creative write. Have a blessed day..............
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:23:00 PM
You as well, thank you, Paula.
Date: 8/16/2021 9:59:00 AM
Breathtaking poetry dear poetess. You have such an elegance to your writing, it tends to blow me away. Congratulations on POTD, I hope it’s a spectacular day! xomo
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:23:00 PM
It was a pretty awesome day! Thank you as always for your visits and kind words Mo~
Date: 8/16/2021 9:32:00 AM
My compliments for your POTD.
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:22:00 PM
Thank you so much, Victor.
Date: 8/16/2021 9:30:00 AM
I am back to compliment you on your righteous Poem of the Day win, Michelle, I am so happy for you my friend, Aloha!
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:22:00 PM
I guess I have you to thank, without your contest this would not have even been written! Aloha to you also!
Date: 8/16/2021 9:17:00 AM
Michelle, beautiful and congratulations on receiving POTD enjoy the honor ~Constance
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:21:00 PM
Appreciate it, thank you kindly, Constance~
Date: 8/16/2021 8:06:00 AM
I love this... wonderful writing. Congrats on POTD. God bless you. Love, Gina
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Michelle Faulkner
Date: 8/18/2021 2:20:00 PM
Thanks so much, Gina!
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