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Fantastic Flora Masquerade Premiere Contest Winner

Creeping creepy creepers, the crawling trellis jutting out of everywhere snaking through country and metropolis twisting turning in floral bliss but more like snakes that hiss But in quietude feign death for self-defense! Weeping willows with an unreal surreal sorrow weeping tears of dew onto the silted furrow. Perhaps weeping for bretheren felled in deforestations and land clearings in my imaginations of the call to preservation. Against ethnic cleansing of greenery for selfish building As per man's construction for mere recreation Velvety-green tear- stained faces or rather foliage When dew is stuck on them as nature's trinkets of pearls. And over there touch-me-nots swaying coyly like prim and proper maidens in the fantastic floral gardens. And what in the world is this case? Imitation flowery in place of imitation jewellery? Yeah, thats poinsettia in a vase Leaves in the disguise of flowers Its actual flowers relegated to backstage. And ethereal fairy-slippers await their never coming wearers and Indian pipes to be admired by Red Indian sightseers. Oh and here's another spectacle- but sniper tactics this time Yikes! Let the naive insect world beware! Whilst the bloodthirsty killers lie in ambush Those camouflaged jungle guerrillas or should we say the venus fly-traps! Or a more harmless one yet mimicking the scary A snap-dragon flora, its mouth opening and snapping shut. Then watch that mega-sized jumbo giant flora The world's largest flower No stems, no leaves, plant-eater plant, rafflesia. Is it too much for the faint-hearted ha ha. And wow now watch that incredible costume, oh my! A flower masked as some pesky fly! None other than the remarkable fly orchid. And yet another, the silent music of the fiddlenecks Fiddles as if for the light-weight fairies. And lastly not forgetting ofcourse the sky-blue unforgettable forget-me-nots A memorable bouquet but themselves devoid of memory. Ah nature lover poets if you wish to view more of flora in a fancy dress masquerade Go ahead and flip through the pages of a botanical, floral horticultural pictorial journal. And see for yourself the fantastic flora's charade or else imagine them dressed as a floral renegade!

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Date: 6/14/2019 7:45:00 PM
This poem is absolutely brilliant, Zaynab. Every line is a gem - gem upon gem - till we have a treasure chest filled with the beauty of your piece. I was enthralled with the enchanting artistry and spirit of this fantastic masterwork. I see congrats are in order for your superb trophy win and for garnering well-deserved POTD honors.. A very worthy fav, as well, my friend. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 6/15/2019 12:53:00 AM
Aw not as brilliant as yours, but warmest thanks for your kind sweet acknowledgement of my poetry win .
Date: 3/15/2019 10:46:00 AM
awesome
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Date: 3/15/2019 10:46:00 AM
awesome
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Date: 2/11/2019 5:02:00 AM
Congrats for the win with this exquisite poem which says all.:)
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Date: 5/8/2018 9:07:00 AM
Hi Zaynab, well here I am and I see you have a huge following. The gold cup was the attraction but the surprise was its in similar vein to my poem too! Congratulations then. I will read some more
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Date: 5/7/2018 6:49:00 AM
Nature too has its killers, and not just man. Yet Nature's beauty far surpasses any of its negatives. Superb poetry my friend... A fav...
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Date: 1/5/2018 8:41:00 AM
Wow! Profound. congrats> . Thanks for contacting me..you are great!
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Date: 12/26/2017 1:19:00 PM
Beautiful.... Congratulations...
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Date: 12/22/2017 10:37:00 PM
Congrats on your win. Well done.
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Date: 12/20/2017 8:03:00 AM
Many congrats on your win with this beauty, Zaynab:)
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 12/20/2017 9:22:00 AM
Thanx soo much for the wishes. Take care.
Date: 12/19/2017 11:54:00 AM
Congratulations on your win! Hugs Eve ~`*
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 12/19/2017 11:16:00 PM
Warmest thanx for letting me know. Or I wouldn't have known. Take care.
Date: 12/18/2017 12:02:00 PM
WOW! This is excellent--personifying nature so colorfully, informative too! Congrats on your well-deserved top win! Janice
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 12/19/2017 11:18:00 PM
Warmest thanx for letting me know. Take care.
Date: 3/25/2017 12:34:00 PM
You go beyond technique and pour your heart into your work and the talent shines out for all to see and admire. Emile.
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Date: 3/6/2017 3:15:00 AM
Excellent. Great imagination write. Enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing it.
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Date: 3/2/2017 3:57:00 PM
Lovely! ––))
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Date: 2/6/2017 10:54:00 AM
Very informative and well done. Congrats! :)
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Date: 2/3/2017 3:10:00 PM
Fantastic!...What better word to describe this poem, Zayneb! Your descriptive ability and style together with patches of alliteration and botanic knowledge tempt me to bring forth paint and brushes to compliment your words. Congrats on p.o.t.d. // paul
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Date: 2/2/2017 1:16:00 AM
What an amazing poem! I loved your use of rhyme, alliteration and imagery, Zaynab:) congratulations on POTD:)
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Date: 2/1/2017 4:01:00 AM
Oh, poem of the day too. Congratulations Richard :)
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Date: 1/31/2017 2:16:00 PM
A beautiful poetic trek through the adventure of a horticultural wonderland and spring water River Styx. Great Write and thank you your comment on my friends and frenemies. It is based on several realities.
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Date: 1/31/2017 10:28:00 AM
Congrats on POTD, S.zaynab. It really is a splendid poem, full of lush, expressive language. A real gem. L & P ~ always.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 1/31/2017 11:11:00 AM
Thank soo much Freddie for dropping by again, Cheers n best wishes.
Date: 1/31/2017 9:55:00 AM
I Love the imagery you put forth in your poem Zaynab. As it is winter here you brought into a snowy town a beautiful spring time garden thank you for sharing this is a very well written and wonderful poem.
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Date: 1/31/2017 8:23:00 AM
Imitation flowers do not produce the same ooohs and ahhh from those who see them. You described beautifully many of my favorite species in your floral parade. Orchids and forget-me-nots are quite popular here in Florida. A lovely poem, my friend!
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Date: 1/31/2017 6:46:00 AM
Relieved to know it's in a magazine and not your garden, otherwise it would make for a scary walk. Congratulations for POTD honors...
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 1/31/2017 7:36:00 AM
Aw thanx for telling me or I had never know. This is my first poem of the day acknowledgement so I'm thrilled. I have had my poem selected and awarded trophies on other sites though so i know I can do poetry fine enough. Cheers.
Date: 1/31/2017 4:56:00 AM
I see the pleasance of nature in this poem, well written and so aesthetic. I like your use of words, the ways you wrote about nature's beauty in such a fascinating way. the poem is awesome! nice write Zaynurb
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