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Entwined Buried it! Deep in denial’s tomb it grew, weed like, nurturing its hate, feeding its neediness at the expense of withering flowers. Tortured tentacles laced themselves angrily about truth, entwined themselves in the falsity of failure, spreading a pall upon success. Suffocating fear attended the loneliness grasping attempts at feigned freedom in strangling defeat. Release, escape, abetted soft petals entwined in the gentle touch of a hand offering help. 2/12/2016 submitted to Entwined – Poetry contest sponsor – Broken Wings

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Date: 2/24/2016 7:14:00 AM
Congratulations on your win with this sad verse with excellent ending!
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Date: 2/23/2016 11:57:00 AM
John, congrats on your placement in the contest!-luloo *Smiles*
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Date: 2/23/2016 11:46:00 AM
John, Congratulations on your Entwined win... XOX ~LINDA~
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Date: 2/23/2016 10:50:00 AM
Intense John! Well written.
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Date: 2/23/2016 12:48:00 AM
special congrats on your win, john, and huggs
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Date: 2/22/2016 10:21:00 PM
Congrats on great win with this superb verse John.
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Date: 2/12/2016 6:03:00 PM
loved the ending....from angst to affection. Lovely
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John lawless
Date: 2/13/2016 6:43:00 AM
Yeah, Eileen, my 14 month old granddaughter can erase everything with one smile.