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(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this idea of a day of happy solitude. Thanks, Linda, for keeping it in sonnet form! It's a double sonnet now!)
Happy Solitude/Andrea Dietrich In solitude, I watch the clear blue sky.  Leaves flutter on the grand majestic oak  beneath which I am sitting;. Swallows fly  around me, swooping! Now I hear a croak -  a sound that I am sure I’d never hear  if I were on a busy city street.  I stand and walk around. The sound is near.  The feeling that I get is rather sweet  when finally I spot there on the pond  the tiny frog that’s serenading me.  Crops rippling in the breeze I see beyond  my shaded spot. I'm running - feeling free.  Inside a field with flowers everywhere,  I'm whirling as the sunlight gilds my hair!  -----  Like the sun, I sit and explore the view  A sensation, of everything I lust  Feelings I found myself unequal to  Yellow leaves fall to the ground like gold dust  Once, I reached to touch a lonely rock  The sounds return back into the shadows  I felt trapped by the beauty as I walk  Suddenly branches hung like the gallows  In slow motion, with no reason to stray  Facing down, the new founding sound follows  The croak in the water echoes with play  Captivated, by the flies it swallows  A young, peaceful feel, indulging in fun  I shall kiss and see if he's the right one  ~A Poet Destroyer Collaboration~

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Date: 4/13/2018 9:58:00 PM
A lovely read and most successful collaboration. A frog worth kissing no doubt.
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Date: 9/5/2015 10:55:00 AM
Big Congrats on your win my very dear friend, Andrea! This is absolutely an outstanding collaboration poem and sonnets (one of my fave forms) written in double by my two great and fave poets! I'm Loving and hugging this masterpiece to my fave list. I thoroughly enjoyed! Many hugs and cheers! Btw, I'm also stopping by to greet you a HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I wish you all the best in life my dearest friend and hope you'll have the best birthday ever! Big birthday HUG and Kisses, love lots Leonora
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Date: 9/4/2015 11:06:00 PM
Double sonnets, twice the greatness! One shedding light and the other magnifying the darkness. Very creative, thought provoking and a true pleasure to read! Congrats..
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Date: 9/2/2015 11:56:00 PM
Andrea, BIG congratulations on your wonderful win! An absolutely brilliant work of art with collaboration with Linda Well done. Hugs Eve
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Date: 9/2/2015 11:06:00 PM
Congrats Andrea for a deserved big win with this very beautiful collaboration with Linda! Wonder how has she blended so well with each of the poets!
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Date: 9/2/2015 5:42:00 PM
Wonderful collaboration ...Congrats on your win Andrea
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Date: 9/2/2015 5:41:00 PM
Andrea, Congratulations on your win.-----SKAT
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Date: 9/2/2015 3:19:00 PM
A lovely and captivating double sonnet which makes for a creative collaboration. Well done Andrea & Linda! Don't fight over the prince....such a cute frog:) ~ Congratulations! // paul
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Date: 9/2/2015 3:07:00 PM
Dropping back with my congrats to you both:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/2/2015 2:35:00 PM
Andrea, lol.. I love the frog PIC.. LOL... Anyways, I was pleased you enjoyed the ending... :), Congratulations on your awesome win. I'm overwhelmed on the outcome of every poem. Stop by my latest blog "MY FELLINGS" or my newest poem "FLESH" if you'd like or have time. I'd like to post the collaboration on my poem list in the near future with your permission. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Date: 8/23/2015 9:35:00 PM
Really cool to see a collaboration. Love the line "branches hung like gallows" - wonderful imagery there!!!
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Date: 8/14/2015 11:45:00 PM
Wonderful collaboration... enjoyed it thoroughly...Bobby
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Date: 8/12/2015 11:25:00 AM
Ah yes, the inspirational frog. This is charming. The frog seems to represent solitude, especially happy solitude because of the usual surroundings of the beast. One kind of automatically get the picture. Love to you both, daver
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Date: 8/11/2015 10:39:00 PM
Nice cooaboration ladies :)
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Date: 8/10/2015 8:52:00 PM
Nice collaboration; congratulations to you both... loved the finish - thank you Andrea and PDA - Lindsay
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Date: 8/10/2015 8:40:00 AM
I really love this, Andie. So special, two sonnets from two fab poets. A 7 and fav. hugs!
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Date: 8/9/2015 11:39:00 PM
So nice to see two sonnets connect in such a way that they seem to be one.
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Date: 8/8/2015 8:23:00 PM
Magnificent poetry my friends. As smooth as silk and a pleasure to read . Sonnets are by far my favorite poetry form.
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Date: 8/8/2015 3:32:00 PM
a seamless collaboration Andrea and Linda - am in awe of your creativity - a 7 from me:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/8/2015 12:52:00 PM
This is amazing ladies. I love how the two sonnets intermingled with each other. So who is going to kiss the frog?
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Date: 8/8/2015 12:40:00 PM
Your solitude moment is fun, I love how you describe your moment of being silence. Your write flow smoothly..........A.M.
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