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Oh haste, brumal mists, that twilight kisses on hollyhocks, meadow-born, Sweet tears resurrected on petals neglected, collect 'midst the early morn. The dew-christened flowers parading the hours, sing hope to the callow hearts, Then rises the moon, while it saunters to swoon and the ballet of eventide starts. Tall grasses that thrive with new life, come alive with a shimmer of luminous lights, A slow-spinning dance of glowing romance, that July has thus gifted its nights. A heavens' breast lighted by stars, unrequited, sets stage on the vault, above - Night's magic, gone viral, as fireflies spiral ... in a whimsical waltz ... of love! ~ 8th Place ~ in the "Spiral" Poetry Contest, Kai Michael Neumann, Judge & Sponsor.

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Date: 6/25/2020 2:26:00 PM
A big big congratulations on your win. It is well deserved. This is an incredible piece.
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Date: 6/23/2020 11:01:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. A beautiful poem and picture. Enjoy your win and day.............
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Date: 6/23/2020 9:02:00 AM
Gorgeous write, Greg:-) You never fail to deliver sheer brilliance! Congratulations on your win!
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Date: 6/23/2020 8:12:00 AM
You are a real sorcerer of words in a way nobody else is. You always compose a melody and your words drip in a soothing rhythm. I am so honored to read your words on Soup. This is another fave for me. Congratulations on your win Greg! Keep inspiring and composing beautiful poems :)
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Date: 6/19/2020 3:03:00 PM
Love your summertime ballet, Greg! "The dew-christened flowers parading the hours, / sing hope to the callow hearts" is a favorite line among many enjoyable ones. You paint a gorgeous pictures of summer eventide, tinted with romance. A real beauty. Best wishes in the spiral contest.
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Date: 6/16/2020 12:19:00 PM
These are my favorite writes from you G, you know how much I love internal rhyme and so this one is a fave, the rhyme reminds me of your classic write Tell the night to hold me, loved this!!
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 6/17/2020 6:50:00 AM
Many thanks to you, John, I so appreciate it ... these are so much fun, and so musical - probably why we like this style so much! Blessings! (Will reply your soup mail in a bit). :o)