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Farrah, Bronze Huntress

fine, faintly flickering face, a goddess' gilded grimace; eyes sharp, slightly squinting, lips pursed, concentrating; arms strained, straight, steady, inch by inch, pulling in the cord, pushing away at the sturdy bow that bends so slowly in, arched. deft fingers firmly clasp, but ever so lithely guide the lethal arrow's feather past her cheek near the ear; pulls hard, stretches taut and tense the bare bowstring, impatiently anticipating, savoring the inner, aching thrill; waiting for just the right time, but waiting forever, it seems; the prized prey, still out there feeding freely on freedom still; her destiny, chiseled, shaped by her sculptor's whiffling whim, is to forever take a careful aim, but never to make the final kill!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 12/23/2009 3:27:00 AM
Congratulations on being a first round survivor Romeo and the best to you in the finals. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol
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Date: 12/21/2009 9:31:00 AM
Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty
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Date: 12/20/2009 1:54:00 PM
Wherefore art thou, Romeo? In Round Two with this great poem! Congratulations! Merry Christmas, Carolyn
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Date: 12/20/2009 11:45:00 AM
Many congratulations on reaching the second round with your fine poem >> James
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Date: 12/3/2009 12:42:00 PM
Many congrats on your piece being featured this week. Rgds Janette
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Date: 12/1/2009 4:55:00 AM
Congratulations on your excellent poem being featured this week Romeo. May you have many more. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/30/2009 1:24:00 PM
Many congratulations on your poem being featured Romeo >> James
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Date: 11/30/2009 6:08:00 AM
Excellente write. Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. www.freewebs.com/abcedit
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Date: 7/1/2009 5:20:00 AM
So very true Romeo but it was not for lack of trying. Awesome writing. Thank you. Love, Carol
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