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Bombs and guns scythe through the innocent writ in spattered blood evil intent from youth's garden, saplings gone. But staunchly rising from the killing floor Liberty retakes the tricolour strides a nation, marches on. 25th November 2015 For contest ' For Paris', sponsored by Debbie Guzzi Written in Rime Couee form.

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Date: 1/9/2016 2:23:00 PM
Viv, Congratulations on your awesome win. LINDA
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Date: 1/11/2016 1:18:00 AM
Thanks, Linda. One of the more sombre contests, but good contributions from everyone. Viv x
Date: 1/6/2016 5:32:00 AM
I like the last two lines - they express stubborn hope.... Congrats for your WIN Viv! ;-)
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Date: 1/6/2016 6:34:00 AM
Thanks, Teddy. let's hope there are no further such occurences, we can only live in hope. Regards, Viv
Date: 1/5/2016 2:14:00 PM
Stunning metaphors, Viv! You packed so much into one stanza! Well done! Congrats on your win! Love, Kim
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Date: 1/6/2016 6:35:00 AM
Thanks, Kim, I didn't want to dwell on it too much. Happy New year, by the way, to you and yours, Viv x
Date: 1/4/2016 3:43:00 PM
Nicely done with great metaphor, Viv. Congrats on your well-deserved podium win. Sandra
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Date: 1/5/2016 12:27:00 AM
Thanks, Sandra. A terrible shame that we had to compose such verse at all. Viv x
Date: 1/4/2016 10:08:00 AM
Viv. CONGRATULATIONS on your win. HugS *SKAT*
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Date: 1/3/2016 7:58:00 PM
Excellent use of metaphor! Thanks for the entry Viv Congrad's Light & Love
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Date: 1/4/2016 6:33:00 AM
Thanks, Debbie, enjoyed the challenge and the form. Happy new year. Viv x
Date: 1/3/2016 1:16:00 PM
I like the simple take on this...the last two lines are so important. Congrats Viv on writing such a fine piece. BG
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Date: 1/4/2016 6:34:00 AM
Thanks, Barbara, I quite like the form. Will use it again, I'm sure. Viv x
Date: 12/4/2015 7:37:00 PM
I am glad to see a short one like this done for the contest. It's well done and not a lot of description about the actual details of what occurred. VERY nicely done.
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Date: 12/5/2015 1:22:00 AM
Sometimes things happen that leave one lost for words, as in this case, so I kept it simple. Thamks for the comment, Andrea, Viv x
Date: 12/1/2015 5:22:00 PM
Hello Viv... the situation is hard to comprehend Viv, so your poem does make a fine tribute to France - Lindsay
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Date: 12/2/2015 12:34:00 AM
Yes, sadly, this one is going to take some sorting out, if ever. Should you ever win the lotto, stay right where you are. Much safer. Apart from the spiders. Oh, and the Crocs. And the snakes. And... Regards, Viv
Date: 11/27/2015 11:29:00 PM
Nice tribute to the French spirit! Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish
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Date: 11/28/2015 1:07:00 AM
Thanks, Matthew. Regards, Viv
Date: 11/25/2015 11:54:00 AM
This is a beautiful tribute of that sad event Viv.. good luck for the contest ;)
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Date: 11/25/2015 6:01:00 AM
You try to understand how someone can be so disillusioned by life as to want to do something so horrid as to randomly kill innocent people, I can't. Nice write, Viv.
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Date: 11/25/2015 7:46:00 AM
In this impoerfect world, we will always have evil with us, but we shall never let it become our master. This is what stops us locking ourselves indoors. Thanks for the visit, James, appreciate it. Regards, Viv
Date: 11/25/2015 2:45:00 AM
A good write Viv, So many people lost there lifes!!! Best Wishes Kevin
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Date: 11/25/2015 7:44:00 AM
Fortunately, Kevin, the good outnumber the bad, so there is still hope. Thanks for dropping by. Regards, Viv