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LIFTING THE FOG

Like milk from blue mountains' swollen breasts, the fog
Intertwines with pungent campfire smoke, a blue mist
Frescoing my quiet river valley's primeval lap.
Twilight tiptoes, surreptitiously, spying on secluded tryst;
Interlaced, grape and honeysuckle canopy overhead,
Noddng blossoms dripping sweet fragrance,
Granting nectared kisses my lips cannot resist.

The blue moon peers through hazy clouds, then turns
Hiding his eyes from lovers unashamed upon the ground;
Emotion rising in his core, he looks again and sadly yearns.

Furtively, he draws foggy blankets o'er us two,
Orchestrating sequestered solitude until
Golden sunlight warms the earth uncov'ring me and you.

Faye Lanham Gibson
Copyright, July 5, 2014

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Date: 7/30/2014 8:28:00 PM
Glad I found this one! Very inspiring in its classic way my friend... I see that it won first place . Big congrats on that too!!! I see that I miss out when not entering too many contests.
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Date: 7/29/2014 6:34:00 PM
Faye, I'm enjoying the warm scenery.. Congratulations, on your wonderful win. Always~ LINDA
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Date: 7/27/2014 6:58:00 PM
Love it :)
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Date: 7/25/2014 1:59:00 PM
I love your poem
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Date: 7/22/2014 5:47:00 PM
Congrats on your winning work..Sara
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Date: 7/21/2014 10:31:00 PM
The pictures that your words have just painted in my mind are truly breathtaking! I can clearly see why this poem was a first place winner! Congratulations to you, Faye! Very well deserved!
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Date: 7/19/2014 2:41:00 PM
Such amazing imagery here, absolutely stunning. Congratulations on your win :D
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Date: 7/19/2014 8:51:00 AM
my friend Faye. :) the first time I read this I am captured by your first 3lines.. :) i love the imagery as the feeling it arouses in me.. :) the nodding blossoms are so cute!! :D! no wonder this earned a first place!!! BIG BIG CONGRATULATIONS! hugs.. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,olive eloisa, God bless you.. :)
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Date: 7/19/2014 8:53:00 AM
and i'll fave this.. :D!
Date: 7/18/2014 8:34:00 PM
Congrats on your win Faye,you painted a beauty with this entry
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Date: 7/18/2014 8:03:00 PM
Wow! what a scene! impressively worded and wonderful, grats on your win:)
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Date: 7/18/2014 7:39:00 PM
Faye...congratulations on this beauty...I thought it would a be lofty placement...thanks also for the sweet comments on mine as well
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Date: 7/18/2014 6:09:00 PM
Congratulations on the win Faye... Hugs Verlena
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Date: 7/18/2014 2:26:00 PM
congratulations...PD
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Date: 7/18/2014 8:21:00 AM
Beautiful! Congratulations.
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Date: 7/18/2014 6:56:00 AM
super Faye lovely imagery congrats on win hugs
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Date: 7/18/2014 6:56:00 AM
What could be more lovely than this poem and a big win. congrats. BG
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Date: 7/18/2014 6:25:00 AM
A top7rating for this captivating poem, Faye! Only the bold lettering reminded me that it's an acrostic, otherwise it's all smooth flowing. Excellent imagery, too. Congratulations on a top-podium win! // paul
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Date: 7/18/2014 6:21:00 AM
Congrats on a great win with such beautiful imagery sweet Faye.. The first line is masterful!.. Hugs.. Arlene
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Date: 7/18/2014 12:31:00 AM
Awesome acrostic Faye! Congrats on first place win!
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Date: 7/17/2014 11:22:00 PM
My goodness, this is by far, the most gorgeous of all the poems I read. Congrats to you on your well deserved acrostic poem win in my contest. Also, the grammar is impeccable.
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Date: 7/6/2014 5:35:00 PM
This poem was incredible, love the insight and metaphor. Thanks for inviting me to read your work.
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Faye Gibson
Date: 7/6/2014 6:46:00 PM
Thank you, Kwame. So glad you paid me a visit.
Date: 7/5/2014 4:24:00 PM
Absolutely wonderful Faye..you are going to place well with this
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Faye Gibson
Date: 7/6/2014 6:45:00 PM
Thank you, David. Glad you stopped by.