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In the Aftermath of Love and Tragedy: Heloise and Abelard

"Then there is no more left but this, that in our doom the sorrow yet to come shall be no less than the love we two have already known" (Words of Heloise to Abelard after her pregnancy) Like moon on nights of skies un-starred she lived without her Abelard. A parched still plain was Heloise - like moon on nights of skies un-starred. In death she would not lose regard for him who’d been her rain and breeze. Like moon on nights of skies un-starred, she lived without her Abelard. When Abelard put love away, with Church he mightily aligned. The world was not like ours today when Abelard put love away. Not even Heloise could say were she to often cross his mind. When Abelard put love away, with Church he mightily aligned. By Andrea Dietrich For the Famous Couples/DuosPoetry Contest of Heather Ober (based on one of the most interesting love stories I have ever read: Abelard & Heloise)

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Date: 4/15/2013 9:02:00 PM
Andrea, Congratulations with your winning poem in Heather's "Famous Couples/Duos" contest. ~Always* Linda
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Date: 4/13/2013 4:21:00 PM
Beautiful piece,Nice presentation,Andrea...Great job...Congrats on your superb and well deserved win in this contest..Kudos to you....
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Date: 4/13/2013 1:32:00 AM
this is amazing and makes me want to read more about them. congratulations on the big win , Andrea :)
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Date: 4/12/2013 5:11:00 PM
hi andrea, I was saving the best til last to come here and congratulate you, honoured to share the top spot with you, my friend :)
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Date: 4/12/2013 2:20:00 PM
Interesting makes me want to know more ;) Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Date: 4/12/2013 12:44:00 PM
Congrats on your win! I enjoyed reading this poem as well as your A-Z poem. You are a rare talent. I have missed the soup so much, especially you and other great poets here.
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Date: 4/11/2013 10:46:00 PM
This is indeed a winner. Many congrats dear friend for this win.
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Date: 4/11/2013 1:08:00 PM
Great couple to choose Andrea! And great job, as always! Congratulations!
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Date: 4/11/2013 5:43:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in this contest Andrea. Well done. Take care Richard
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Date: 4/11/2013 5:00:00 AM
Congratulations on your star win Andrea. How can you help me with the book my lady? You deserve it~ A.O
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Date: 4/11/2013 2:13:00 AM
Andrea, Congrats on this superb win:) Jag
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Date: 4/10/2013 8:58:00 PM
What an awesome write, beautiful imagery. Congrats on top spot, Andrea. Rick
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Date: 4/10/2013 8:07:00 PM
Congrats on top spot Andrea! Well done.
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Date: 4/10/2013 6:51:00 PM
congrats on a great win Andrea
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Date: 4/10/2013 5:52:00 PM
Beautiful and lush write with some very passionate rhyming, Andrea. Congratulations. ~Jeremy
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Date: 4/10/2013 3:35:00 PM
Congrats, Andrea. Outstanding. Nice going. hugs, Ralph
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Date: 4/10/2013 3:02:00 PM
Never heard of them but I sure will look them up...Eloquent and classy Triolet as usual from you my friend - Tim
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Date: 4/10/2013 2:47:00 PM
Congratulation Andrea, loved reading it. I just love the way you write your poetry, so deep, and beautiful. I feel as if i am watching a movie. Love Terry a 7>>>
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Date: 4/10/2013 2:19:00 PM
Looks as if we both picked tragic love stories.......I loved your selection, Andrea....and thrilled to be in your company here! Congrats!
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Date: 4/10/2013 2:13:00 PM
Congratulations Andrea...you make me want to read this...Donna
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Date: 4/10/2013 1:21:00 PM
Congratulations, Andrea, on your win, and IMHO well deserved. thank you for sharing. warmly, x, eph.
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Date: 4/10/2013 1:01:00 PM
Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Andrea. Impeccable writing, my friend :)
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Date: 4/10/2013 12:58:00 PM
superb write my friend Andrea thou it sad!! clap! clap! clap! Big congratulations on your grand win...consecutive wins from one of the great poet on PS. cheers!! (^__^)
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Date: 4/10/2013 11:01:00 AM
Wow. Wow. Wow. That's three wows, Andrea. Congrats!
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Date: 4/10/2013 10:19:00 AM
Andrea this is stupendous. Well worthy of top honors. Congratultions. Love, joyce
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