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My Horse And Me

Down the verdant meandering valley Draining the dregs of the fading dusk Beyond the threshold of thick wild woods My white stallion gallops in emerald prairie. Gossamer gloss glazes the supple skin Wisps of silk cloud swirl on the satin mane Tossing in swinging waves of the south wind The equine beauty canters out of my heart. Blades of jade grass sway in sinuous ruffle The rhythm of bolting ivory grace synchronized The tilted hooves hover in the tranquil air Panorama of motion captured in sublime silence. Soaked in twilight glow we cross the last pasture Floating on the spectral beam of the setting sun Beyond the glowing horizon of grandeur I see The portal of heaven opens for my horse and me. March 30, 2020 Contest : Some Paradise Where Horses Go Sponsor : Michelle Faulkner April 5, 2020 Contest : Strand Poetry Pick 1, Any Theme, Any Form Sponsor : Brian Strand

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Date: 4/28/2020 8:01:00 PM
Subimal, your poem is so striking in its ethereal imagery and its ability to stimulate the senses. I was captivated by sight, sound and feel of its cantering beauty. Congratulations on your top spot on the Best New Poems list. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 4/27/2020 4:18:00 PM
Congratulations on having this beautiful poem at the top of the Best New Poems list my friend! Blessings xxoo
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Date: 4/27/2020 3:34:00 PM
A wondrous write Subimal, worthy of all the accolades, and being the number one poem this week!
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Date: 4/27/2020 11:13:00 AM
I am so happy to see your lovely horse poem from my contest as the number one new poem! Congratulations, Subimal-
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Date: 4/27/2020 10:04:00 AM
Subimal, Very nice flight in free verse. Sunset's glance at prancing paradise told so well here. -Richard
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Date: 4/7/2020 11:08:00 AM
Great ending, and the 'pace' resembles the speed of a horse's gallop--ws that intentional? Congrats!
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Date: 4/3/2020 1:10:00 AM
Wonderful job setting the scene for your twilight journey, Sublimal. Congratulations on your first place win!
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Date: 4/2/2020 9:44:00 PM
This is simply stunning Subimal! Your alliteration and internal rhyme just sing in this ethereal piece! This is going into my Faves! I see why Michelle chose it for first place. Congratulations my friend on your Trophy win! xxoo
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Date: 4/2/2020 6:45:00 PM
This is simply gorgeous, congratulations on 1st place in my contest, thank you for entering!
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