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Oh she of many lovely looks and names reflects the golden glories of the day. Her mythic face points to the western way an intrepid mascot for freedom's winds this flying lady lives well out in front. Seeing her heading across these vast skies, a vision of an ecstasy divine, adornment to the delight of deities. Oh she, the figurehead who we admire a shining seer seeing journeys ahead keeping all of us far from fear and dread. She who holds my love wears a bonnet badge on the bowsprit of my heart while we float haplessly away in fantasy. Free Verse Sonnet 14 Lines 98 Words 12/7/22 This is a colored pencil portrait of my wife Jean as a young woman ( artwork by G. Gaul). It tells of how she navigates life and her influence on me. The ornament on her sun hat represents hood ornaments on automobiles and figureheads on vessel bowsprits used as symbolic help to see the way clearly.

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Date: 1/9/2023 7:58:00 AM
I enjoyed reading your work. You are very talented in art and the art of poetry. Thank you for sharing and for entering my contest. I did not see the number of the quote that you used to write your poem, so I had no idea what quote you used as a springboard to write the poem. Keep on being creative. Sara
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Greg Gaul
Date: 1/9/2023 10:55:00 AM
Sara, my error. Missed the quote prompt. Just saw the movie and was impressed by the story. Thanks for your thoughtful comment, so sorry I created more work in your hosting. As if there wasn't enough already. Be well.
Date: 12/30/2022 7:18:00 AM
Thanks for sharing for sharing your talents (poetry and sketching). By God's grace, I greet you with the peace and joy of Christmas toward a prosperous New Year along this present: "the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 6:23 of the King James Bible). God bless you.
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Greg Gaul
Date: 12/31/2022 8:50:00 AM
Beata, thanks for you kindhearted wishes and blessings to you and yours during this holiday season.
Date: 12/25/2022 3:55:00 PM
Congrats on both the poem and the art, Greg. Happy holidays to you and your loved ones ~ Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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Greg Gaul
Date: 12/27/2022 5:52:00 AM
Line, I think of you and Connie often as accomplished poet friends who recently lost their partners and who had to reframe their lives. Then, I realized I had never done any illustrative art of my partner. So I did. I realize it may not mean much to most readers but you were thoughtful and kindhearted enough to stop and take notice. Holidays bring up these feelings, so many thanks and good wishes to you for this holiday season and going forward.