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Life Stories In Wood

Storm clouds build and advance, as thunder stampedes the air. Reverberations caress my bones, as I bow my head in prayer. As I raise my face to rain, that falls as tears on hallowed ground. My eyes behold proud Totem poles, touching sky and yet earth bound. Their carved reverence, I can feel, as they stand amid fierce winds. Along side cold stones that offer names, life stories these Totems lend. A celebration of life in wood, these sentinels against dark skies. I stand within the storm in awe, of their beauty, where death resides. Paula Swanson 8/12/2011 For the contest Totems In The Darkening Sky Sponsored by Francine Roberts Placement: 3rd

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Date: 8/23/2011 1:32:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement in Francine Roberts' "Totems in the Darkening Sky" contest Paula. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/20/2011 4:16:00 PM
Congratulations on your win! Great job! Caryl Ramsdale
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Date: 8/20/2011 10:07:00 AM
Wow, well done. I like the last stanza alot. congrats. BG
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Date: 8/20/2011 8:55:00 AM
Many congrats to you, Paula : )
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Date: 8/20/2011 3:39:00 AM
hey Paula, congrats on your win David
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Date: 8/20/2011 12:24:00 AM
Paula- Francine must have been biting her nails while judging this super competitive contest. The entries are awesome....yours is a true beauty! A nice alliteration --the thunder stampeding the tho' the air doesn't stand a chance! Such talent, lady! Gwendolen
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Date: 8/20/2011 12:15:00 AM
I like this very much. Congratulations on your win
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Date: 8/19/2011 11:48:00 PM
Congrats Paula on your super third place win in Totem Contest with this grand write my friend..luv..
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Date: 8/19/2011 10:16:00 PM
congrats on your third place win in the contest Paula, wonderful poem
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