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Cross, Tennyson, Moody, Isle Of Wight, Vignette, Dark

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*Image of Tennyson Cross, Isle of Wight provided by Pixabay. Forlorn Hope Poetic Form: Sonnet Divined amassed, thinly advance their scope bloodlines warrant one soul's intended quest persuades enhanced history, constants hope pastoral guides sculptors essence is blessed Readiness spurs insights, smoothing passion unforeseen tests that fool-hearted, not them their unbidden stare on death's face, cash in pushed e'er determined, tensing a rose stem Unchecked horses, intrepid horsemen burst barrage relents as foe feared those affirmed lurked rears castle shadows most accursed chance lights an afront darken all confirmed Bold few opinions charged submits warlords fruition won swords gained Heaven rewards 2021 May 08 *1st Place* ALL YOURS (May 18): Judged 2021 May 18 ~~Brian Strand *2nd Place* This or That, Vol 2 ~~Edward Ibeh: Judged 2021 May 13 *HMS checked 10 syllables x 14 lines.

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Date: 5/19/2021 12:25:00 AM
Congrats dear poet for your first among the firsts placement
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William Kekaula
Date: 5/19/2021 1:16:00 AM
I am truly appreciative of your considerations, Aniruddha, thank you, Aloha!
Date: 5/18/2021 10:39:00 AM
Back with congratulations for another first place William. You are on a roll like surfing the pipeline of a perfect wave! Aloha my friend!
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William Kekaula
Date: 5/18/2021 10:48:00 AM
Ha! Back in those days, surfboards weren't built as thin-people friendly, at least on my traditionalist island of big boards--it was a power thing. Thanks, Sam, Aloha!
Date: 5/18/2021 4:57:00 AM
Beautiful Sonnet! Congratulations!
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William Kekaula
Date: 5/18/2021 5:48:00 AM
Thank you, Christuraj, Aloha!
Date: 5/14/2021 10:26:00 AM
Wonderful sonnet of immense depth William. Have read it several times and each time I take away a new understanding or perception. Congratulations on your win! Very deserved. Aloha and blessings my friend!
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William Kekaula
Date: 5/14/2021 11:05:00 AM
I continue to enjoy your thoroughness, Sam, your sharp perception is a rarity for most my friend, thank you, Aloha!
Date: 5/13/2021 3:10:00 PM
This is one of the best sonnets I've read in a long time, William. It's quite brilliant! Congrats on your win in my contest!
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William Kekaula
Date: 5/13/2021 4:15:00 PM
You have my thanks, Edward, 'twas a challenge truly, glad to be amongst good company -- honored my friend, Aloha!