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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

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Date: 9/4/2020 3:04:00 AM
Wise and wonderful words shared. We must learn what we truly need. Thank you for sharing the amazing poetry.
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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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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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