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Great Barrier Reef

Pacific beauty, garland of shimmering pastels Textures and colors astound, deep in your ocean heart Your court is larger than any kingdom on Earth And hosts grand balls and parties, Shimmering schools of fish dance in unison Anemones gather by the thousands Each more vibrant than the next Grand plumes of algae sway like great banners In the streets of your endless coral cities, Lost happily in orange towers All fathoms deep, cradled by warm currents Erupting and tumbling and breathing, The jealous coast watches, the winds bow down Salt and scales glitter like stars in your sky Oh magnificent belle of Queensland! All Hail The Great Barrier Reef! For PD's "7 wonders of the ancient or new world" contest

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Date: 5/4/2015 5:40:00 PM
Interesting, great poem.
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Date: 8/8/2014 1:55:00 PM
Reread this and am still amazed...such descriptions....this truly comes from a place of deep inspiration....a rare gem Jeremy...
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Jeremy Martin
Date: 3/27/2018 4:31:00 AM
Thank you so much, reading this praise after years feels very good.
Date: 6/8/2013 8:06:00 PM
Its as of i already read yhis gem but nah i dom t see my name in comments below.Sich an amazing poem deserving your win-Charma
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Date: 5/13/2013 10:25:00 PM
wow, I had not seen this one yet, and I see it won in the contest. Well, I should hope so. It should have scored high too!! great description. congrats.
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Date: 5/12/2013 7:05:00 PM
Beautiful writing! Congratulations on your win... Jack
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Date: 5/2/2013 4:06:00 PM
Congratulations Jeremy...great poem
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Date: 5/1/2013 2:42:00 PM
Very desciptive and expressive work that you have penned in this winning work..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Congrats on your great win..Sara
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Date: 4/28/2013 10:08:00 AM
It is one place I truly would love to visit . An excellent poem you have penned. love phyl
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Date: 4/27/2013 9:26:00 PM
Very nice! I like the energy of your words. Congrats! :)
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Date: 4/27/2013 7:09:00 PM
Good contest entry for my contest too ;) Light & Love
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Date: 4/27/2013 4:37:00 PM
Beatuiful write I'm ready to go island hopping to see these things for myself. Great write.
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Date: 4/27/2013 2:38:00 PM
Hi Jeremy, Congratulations on your win in this contest Beautifully written poem. I have an Aunt who lives in Cairns, I have attached a copy on email of this for her, she will love it. Thank you. Take care, Richard
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Date: 4/27/2013 10:30:00 AM
Absolutely stunning visual with qualtiy writing. Exceptional
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Date: 4/27/2013 5:35:00 AM
congrats on a great win Jeremy
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Date: 4/26/2013 9:26:00 PM
Jeremy, thank you for the wonderful poem and stunning imagery in my "7 wonders of the world contest." CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thanks for the support. Take Care & Good Night ;-) ~LINDA
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Jeremy Martin
Date: 3/27/2018 4:32:00 AM
A very very belated thanks Linda!
Date: 4/26/2013 8:38:00 PM
Just Beautiful... Congrats I loved it :-)
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Date: 4/26/2013 8:14:00 PM
Jeremy, congrats with your 7 wonder poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT
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Date: 4/26/2013 6:45:00 PM
Excellent poem, you capture the Great Barrier Reef well, Jeremy, congratulations.
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Date: 4/26/2013 5:32:00 PM
Congratulations on your superb win in the contest. :)
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Date: 4/26/2013 5:23:00 PM
This was outstanding. J
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Date: 4/26/2013 12:19:00 AM
Congrats on your win~ A.O
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Date: 4/25/2013 9:39:00 PM
It is moving and alive right here in these words... congratulations
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Date: 4/23/2013 10:11:00 PM
You are so sweet Jeremy, and your poem is perfect ~*~SKAT
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Date: 4/23/2013 6:22:00 PM
You capture the breathtaking beauty of the reef and beyond in this outstanding visual delight! It truly is one of the earth's wonders. You write with great depth and insight. My favorite list is growing with this gem.
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Date: 4/23/2013 9:09:00 AM
So cool I would love to see it! I did go helmet diving once like Jules Verne! It was so beautiful. Thanks for stopping by my verses. Light & Love
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