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  The vines of fear reap its satanic fruit
in the hot sands and cold desert winds of war;
bitten by the martyr, the jihadist, the brute!
May its seeds of hate at its poisoned core
            wither and die and bear nevermore.

                    
     For the Five Line Metaphor contest


                   June 2015



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Date: 11/1/2016 6:15:00 AM
splendid metaphor from you, keith.. my best congrats!..huggs
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 11/1/2016 7:56:00 AM
From a splendid gal that means a lot!
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Date: 11/1/2016 7:55:00 AM
Date: 10/30/2016 11:25:00 PM
Fabulous poem with amazing metaphor. Congratulations on your win, Keith. This 1 is going in my fav list.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 11/1/2016 7:55:00 AM
Thanks Afzal. I've been on a lot of lists but never a fav one! Feels good!
Date: 10/30/2016 9:19:00 PM
Congrats on your placement, Keith. What an interesting metaphor.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 11/1/2016 7:54:00 AM
Cheers Agnes. Pity it's so relevant today!
Date: 10/30/2016 9:06:00 PM
Keith, congratulations on the winning placement of your poem, 'Nevermore.' All the best, Sonia.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 11/1/2016 7:53:00 AM
Thank you, Sonia. Appreciate it.
Date: 6/30/2015 11:00:00 PM
Keith Congrats, this is a sweet win. Love **SKAT**
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 7/1/2015 5:01:00 AM
Cheers!
Date: 6/30/2015 3:46:00 PM
I am delighted that you entered my contest. All the entries were uniquely written and of good quality. I read your wonderful work and found it to be superb. Congrats on your win …Sara
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 7/1/2015 5:01:00 AM
Appreciate that Sara. I've not written a quintain before so it was fun.
Date: 6/29/2015 10:31:00 PM
very good one. I like how you fit in the word nevermore too. Congrats for your win.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 6/29/2015 11:47:00 PM
Thank you Andrea. Metaphors can be fun to write.
Date: 6/25/2015 8:07:00 AM
Forgot your 7....
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Date: 6/25/2015 8:06:00 AM
What power in only five lines .... love this one Keith.... 7..... Bev
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 6/25/2015 4:11:00 PM
Thanks Bev. I've edited it but it still conveys the same message. Appreciate your comments.