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first to take my breath

       
                    I count each precious whisper ...


          as you take your last





~ 3rd Place ~  in the "Senryu About Greed, Lust Or Loss" Poetry Contest, Tania Kitchin, Judge & Sponsor.

(Syllables = 5, 7, 5 - counted at HowManySyllables.com)

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 7/16/2019 6:13:00 PM
very beautiful, Greg. congrats and hi there!!! Hope you are getting through the week without too much hassle.
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Date: 7/16/2019 1:08:00 PM
A beautiful write! I find myself holding my breath as I read it! Congratulations!
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Date: 7/16/2019 9:15:00 AM
Well done...
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Date: 7/16/2019 8:30:00 AM
Reminded me of when my Mother passed away, a beautiful but sad image Gregory. Congrats on your win. Tom
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Date: 7/16/2019 12:20:00 AM
Congratulations on your winning placement Greg.
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Date: 7/15/2019 6:56:00 PM
Greg, congratulations on your winning placement with your heartfelt senryu!
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Date: 7/14/2019 3:15:00 AM
Soulful penning, Gregory.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/14/2019 8:06:00 AM
Many kind thanks, Line - blessings! :o) <3
Date: 7/14/2019 12:27:00 AM
Lovely poem about loss. GL in the contest.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 7/14/2019 8:06:00 AM
Thank you so much, Jeanne, that's very kind - blessings, my friend! :o) <3