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Gather Ye Rosebuds

Before the hot torch of the heavens fades, And short shadows lengthen into long shades, Quick set all your seeds lest the fast Fall frost, Will bite at your bones ‘til your fruits are tossed. "Arbitrum Divisa" form Taken from "Passiflora" Submitted 11/18/19 Contest: "Fashion" sponsored by Julia Ward

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Date: 4/28/2021 2:38:00 PM
Such a short but powerful poem. Strong message of expediency for all to follow. A winner in multiple ways. Congratulations! Brian
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Date: 1/14/2020 11:50:00 PM
I like that this write could have a multitude of interpretations. Very nice.
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Date: 1/14/2020 9:10:00 PM
Eric - this was a tough contest to judge, as there were SO many great entries, but I nearly placed this alone at the top, as it has flow, imagery, and maturity of phrasing that, for me, sets it slightly above the rest. Exceptional work, and a delight to read. - GB
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Date: 1/14/2020 12:05:00 PM
Congratulations on your first placement Eric! : )
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Eric Cohen
Date: 1/14/2020 3:53:00 PM
Thank's Connie. Appreciate the consideration.