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FORGOTTEN TREASURE

FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I've found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right in the middle of everything
Was what I imagined being a wishing well
I at once tossed a quarter into the sea
Facing down, puzzled as can be
I peeked in to ensure where it fell
I tipped over and that's when I saw my vanity
It was sitting there waiting for me
The reflection was before this day and age
I thought, what could this be?
With one drop on my taste buds
I knew I found the one true key
The most beautiful thing that can set one free
I reached in to touch the poetry inside me

             SKAT

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 8/5/2017 6:44:00 PM
Hi Skat , I am glad you reached in to touch the poetry,,great first write :))))hugs
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Date: 10/8/2016 11:53:00 AM
Very nicely done, Skat. As has been said, you really do know how to turn a phrase. I like surprises anyway. This was a pleasant one. Well done. So my journey through the corridors of your creative soul begins here. May you live long and prosper. Love and peace.
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Date: 10/7/2016 4:45:00 AM
Hi SKAT, Love this poem, you have a lovely way of writing /|\
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Date: 8/29/2016 2:58:00 PM
Hi new poet, thought I'd stop by and welcome you to a place called the soup...sorry we don't take pity on Cowboy fans so let's hope you are a Texan's fan. Hope you enjoy our little community most are nice but there are a few that are speechless I recommend staying clear. If you have any questions I might be able to help otherwise good luck happy writing and stay real. : ))
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Date: 8/18/2016 12:01:00 PM
Thank you for welcoming me Skat, that was very nice of you. Upon discovering all of the poems you have written I decided to start at the first poem you submitted. By doing this I hope to gain better insight to your writing. I enjoyed this poem so I do look forward to reading them all. Thank you again.
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Date: 7/31/2016 8:26:00 AM
When you reached inside of yourself you touched all of us. This was a great preview of your poetic spirit. I thought I would go back to the beginning of your journey hear at poetry soup, I was not dissapointed.
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Date: 7/18/2016 10:10:00 PM
Hi Skat, i have to say that i am glad you found the key and opened the locked door to the poetry within you. It would have been such a travesty if it hadn't. It is sad that your poetic voice has been stilled. Here we have the first and it sings into me. You are a modern poet with dreams to tell. Here one can see the talent shine. An excellent first write my friend. This has to be a seven and a fav. Love....Mike. XX
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Date: 6/25/2016 4:23:00 AM
A journey of a 1000 miles....... I decided to check out your early posted work, glad I did.
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Date: 5/1/2016 7:08:00 PM
Yes... Nice journey
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Date: 4/27/2016 11:59:00 AM
so lovely to see where your journey began Skat congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/21/2016 12:14:00 AM
hi, I hope you don't mind, I like to see what gets poets started, gives a bit of an insight, also to introduce myself to you. I am trans-woman, in permanent transition. have been taking feminising hormones since May , 2015, wow !wish I could show you a photo !massive difference from him to Her. also , I too was an abuse victim. Elizabeth.x
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Date: 2/22/2016 10:19:00 AM
I know this was made along time ago but may I just say wow! Great word flow! -Elijah-
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Date: 1/29/2016 1:54:00 AM
I hope this is only adios and not goodbye. Keep touching the poetry inside of thee. Awesome first post you had..... and came here from your last blog (for a while) that is. Love SuZ
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Date: 1/27/2016 6:40:00 PM
March 5: I had mentioned: THIS deserves a fav! Thanks so much for your kind comment to me today. And I see your name quite a lot too!! So I have decided to begin at the bottom of YOUR poems and start working my way up, starting with this one. LUv, Andrea (since then, I reappeard at this first poem around four times!!!)
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 1/27/2016 6:41:00 PM
March 5 of 2010!!
Date: 1/27/2016 2:49:00 PM
I reached in to touch the poetry inside of me -So love that line....and its only through poetry , through emotion expressed that we can be set free. Beautiful and true Skat.
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Date: 1/27/2016 3:06:00 PM
I gave the poem a touch up a year ago. Glad you like the poem. SKAT
Date: 1/13/2016 8:11:00 PM
Back to square one just to say hi!
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Date: 12/10/2015 11:19:00 AM
Well I figured since you commented on my first poem I might as well do the same. Poetry seems to be a way for your continued existence to be sustained, as shown through the variety of your works. Most of which are truly profound and wonderful. I hope you continue as you are, ever exploring the written word. Discovering meaning to yourself and graciously sharing it with others. I started writing a while back and can just barely find the courage even now. I hope I hear more from you in the future.
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Date: 10/12/2015 9:37:00 AM
Skat, a beautiful first poem, I love it 7 and thanks for visiting my poem, lessons ...
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Date: 9/14/2015 4:18:00 PM
Even this lovely poem is a treasure, Skat, but hopefully it will not be forgotten! Indeed poetry is a hidden gift which needs to be released. All the best. // paul
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Date: 8/12/2015 7:35:00 AM
You know the old saying "Curiosity Killed the Cat?" Well, it seems like many others I was curious about your beginning here, but for me curiosity, made the cat roll over and purr a lot. A beautiful beginning, SKAT.
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Date: 6/3/2015 4:28:00 PM
Decided to see where it all began and it began VERY well...
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Date: 5/27/2015 11:57:00 AM
This post needs major adjustment, will edit soon. Skat.........
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Date: 3/24/2015 2:51:00 AM
Am in love with this poem. The last two lines got me feeling good and happy. Nice!
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Date: 3/6/2015 7:01:00 AM
Skat, I wanted to read your first poem and so happy I did, so beautiful in everyway, well done, it was a wonderful beginning and thanks for visiting my poem 'the dream lingers' with congrats . . .
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Date: 2/24/2015 7:57:00 AM
Skat A, this is a wonderfully penned piece of poetry. I truly enjoyed reading this. Thank you. Well done. Keep up with the great work. Keep on penning. Thank you so very muchfor sharing your wonderful and creative talents with us. We all truly appreciate it. *S* Cynthia
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