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Like A Tree In The Desert

Prick me with your vivid green awareness
Let the white pins that needle me
Diminish into their foggy sham

The bridal wreath that scented our commitment
Now doused in unkept hopes and promises
Moss sprouting venom from hurts battled

Like a fish floating in space with no oxygen 
I swam in currents without you 
The tank occupied with endless dark clouds

Fraught with fear and loneliness
Love now submerged deep in the recess of my mind
Unclear what is sacred what is trash

I prayed you would see the light
That my white knight would return
This battle is fierce and yours to fight





















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Date: 10/29/2017 6:41:00 PM
I see you got poem of the day with this amazing one. Congrats, dear.
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Carol B.
Date: 10/31/2017 8:18:00 AM
Thanks! :)
Date: 10/24/2017 6:22:00 PM
Hi Carol: You expounded the plight of most damsels in a very profound dilemma.! My compliments!
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Carol B.
Date: 10/31/2017 8:19:00 AM
Thank you! :)
Date: 10/1/2017 6:33:00 PM
I love the metaphors in this lovely piece Carol. Congratulations on POTD! : )
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Carol B.
Date: 10/8/2017 9:18:00 PM
Thanks! :)
Date: 9/29/2017 3:47:00 PM
Sad, deep and dark. Yet so compelling to read and ponder the tragic circumstances.. Great poetry my friend!
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Carol B.
Date: 10/8/2017 9:18:00 PM
Thank you! :)
Date: 9/22/2017 1:02:00 PM
Very deep write..
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Carol B.
Date: 9/23/2017 11:25:00 AM
Thanks!
Date: 9/10/2017 1:48:00 AM
What an amazing write, Carol. Congrats on POTD. Commitment takes nurture and it's sometimes easy to let things become mundane in a long standing relationship. Thanks for the reminder to show love to those deserving of love.
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Carol B.
Date: 11/7/2017 1:15:00 PM
Thanks so much Eileen! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 6:16:00 PM
So deserving, congratulations. An amazing write, very impressive.
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:31:00 PM
Thank you from the bottom of my heart! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 5:28:00 PM
Great imagery , Carol, congratulations on POTD... Hugs Eve ~`*
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:33:00 PM
Thanks! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 2:59:00 PM
Hello Carole!! Congratulations on POTD!!This is indeed a quite lovely poem for sure. The last Tercet stanza says it all. Superb write. Best Wishes, Gary
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:34:00 PM
Thank you! Happy you like the poem Gary. :)
Date: 9/7/2017 2:23:00 PM
Lovely poem here Carol! Congratulations
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:34:00 PM
Thanks!
Date: 9/7/2017 11:39:00 AM
- Back to congratulate you, Carol !!! :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:35:00 PM
Thank you! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 9:47:00 AM
Very unusual concept. Congratulations.
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:36:00 PM
Thank you! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 8:23:00 AM
Hi Carol, I'm just coming back to say congratulations on getting the poem of day. It was well deserved:-) Alexis
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:37:00 PM
Thanks! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 8:14:00 AM
Congrats!!! Carol...POTD...yahooo!...^WW^
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:37:00 PM
Thank you! :)
Date: 9/7/2017 6:51:00 AM
Your imagery is amazing! Congrats on POTD.
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:38:00 PM
Thank you! :)
Date: 9/6/2017 5:51:00 PM
wow, Carol. this is very powerful writing and I love your imagery. one of your best!
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:39:00 PM
Andrea, I am so happy you liked my poem and imagery. :)
Date: 9/6/2017 12:36:00 PM
Very deep emotional poem that pierces the heart, Carol! Your pen sword slays. Excellent free verse poetry. Love and joy always.
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:40:00 PM
Freddie, Thanks so much for dropping by and commenting on my poem. :)
Date: 9/6/2017 8:51:00 AM
This is very well written Carol..
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Carol B.
Date: 9/6/2017 10:29:00 AM
Thanks! :)
Date: 9/6/2017 8:11:00 AM
When an artist is told his work is gloomy He thanks the person for having an emotion. I feel that way its your poignant poem, Carol!
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Carol B.
Date: 9/6/2017 10:32:00 AM
Ralph, Thanks so much for the wonderful compliment! :)
Date: 9/5/2017 11:25:00 PM
Hi Carol, I agree with them below, this is a dark AND powerful write. Good ending to a well written piece. Thanks for visiting me today:-) Alexis
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Carol B.
Date: 9/6/2017 10:32:00 AM
Thanks! :)
Date: 9/5/2017 7:13:00 PM
Only love can conquer, and it needs to be unconditional love. Brilliant Carol! : )
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:41:00 PM
Connie, I so agree with your comment. :)
Date: 9/5/2017 4:54:00 PM
I feel the emotion in this one..I hope just a work and not life..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:45:00 PM
Sara, Thanks so much for your lovely comment. It's not pertaining to my life. However, I have witnessed this happen to someone I love.
Date: 9/5/2017 3:04:00 PM
- I feel this as the struggle between good and evil ... and not least the great choices in life - A wonderful poem, Carol - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:45:00 PM
Thanks for the wonderful comment. :)
Date: 9/5/2017 1:17:00 PM
Awesome, love the imagery...a fav
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:46:00 PM
Thanks! :)
Date: 9/5/2017 1:08:00 PM
Brilliant! Leaves me speechless. A Huge Fav for me. An impeccable inspired write.
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Carol B.
Date: 9/9/2017 1:47:00 PM
Thanks for the amazing compliment! :)
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