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I was in yoga class, in the middle of Salutation To The Sun; and in the moment, I imagined an hourglass, drip, dripping- then words came in my head one by one; and I was putting them together till a line I had spun. We had moved on to Swan, oh, such a lovely poise but I was syllable counting; I was there in class but from reality I was withdrawn, words kept drifting in my head- in words I was drowning; we were doing the Cosmic Dancer- ouch pain was mounting. My lines became more lines, then we did Camel and Bridge- and a poem was in motion; I was trying to keep the words within my mind's confines, and finally we had moved to meditation and I was full of emotion; my poem and I were floating in the deep blue pacific ocean. ____________________________ August 4, 2017 Quintain(English)/In The Moment Copyright Protected, ID 926890 Written for the contest, English Quintain sponsor, Sara Kendrick Eleventh Place

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Date: 8/11/2017 3:13:00 PM
Congrats on your placement in my contest..Clever layout of your work..I enjoyed reading your in the moment poem..Thank you for your participation..Sara
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Date: 8/5/2017 4:05:00 AM
What a magnificent write you have written here! I truly loved reading this wonderful poem this morning! The flow of this piece is very good, it just rolled off my tongue when I read it! This is such a fabulous poem my friend! Great Work!!
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Constance La France
Date: 8/7/2017 2:57:00 PM
Russell thanks for visiting my poem and for the beautiful compliment
Date: 8/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
I really enjoyed reading this poem. Very nice :)
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Date: 8/7/2017 2:55:00 PM
Heidi thanks so much
Date: 8/4/2017 9:52:00 AM
Poetic meditation as deep as the blue pacific ocean! I think in syllables, love words and meanings, and ponderings. Love your quintain, Constance!
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Date: 8/7/2017 2:54:00 PM
Kim thanks for visiting my poem and for that nice comment