Rainbow Colored Camouflage

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 Very many years ago,
 In the land of rich men called NO,
 Bobo, a poor man, had nowhere to go,
"Give me a little space to stay", he pleaded, but lo,
"Your place is out of the city," they shooed him and so, 
 Outside he stayed in sun, rain and snow,
 Rainbows glowed, stars shone, sun rays blazed on NO and Bobo.

Reality was - All the people 
       In the land of NO 
Benefited Out of Bobo's Woes;

For when Bobo died, (and 'twas soon)
The heavens cried, (so did stars, sun and moon)
All lights stopped shining, (darkness invaded) 
The men started whining, (fear pervaded)
The rich men died, (one by one)
No one did abide, (no, not one) 
NO was no more NO without poor Bobo; 
The rich did never know that HE had been their Rainbow.


Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 3/12/2018 6:09:00 PM
Jo congrats on your win great write!
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Date: 3/12/2018 3:37:00 PM
What a fun scenario. Enjoyed your poem. Congrats on your win, Jo.
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Date: 10/29/2017 9:17:00 PM
The rich never realized what they had done. Very creative, well done.
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Date: 10/29/2017 10:24:00 AM
Engaging original pen with such an important message! Thank you for suggesting it. A lovely day to you Jo :) xomo
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Date: 10/29/2017 7:04:00 AM
Great story telling which is also very creative..
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Date: 10/28/2017 12:33:00 PM
A very beautiful written poem, it s true that people always realize the worth of something when it s completely gone and impossible to come back, I love the way you describe your story, and it s good to know that you started writing at 15, I ve recently turned 15 and started to write poems, I ll really appreciate if you could find time to read my poems and let me k ow how they are
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Date: 4/29/2017 2:21:00 PM
Jo Daniel A 7
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Date: 4/15/2017 10:58:00 PM
Awesome, 7 for sure :)
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Date: 4/14/2017 10:23:00 AM
Nothing is disposable...you never know the true value of something until its gone. Nice poem, Jo.
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Date: 4/7/2017 4:19:00 AM
A lesson to be learned in this wonderfully creative story Jo. 7 ; ) Connie
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Date: 4/5/2017 1:15:00 PM
He was their pot of gold..Very nicely penned Jo
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Date: 4/2/2017 3:34:00 AM
I thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful poem, very good message and a strong ending.7+
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Date: 3/31/2017 10:07:00 PM
A collage of poetic talents with a unique and artistic style that rings so clear. Emile.
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Date: 3/30/2017 1:07:00 PM
The structure is creatively clever and the whole narrative superb and related in splendid rhyme scheme. The rainbow of the city, a good man, nice idea. Kudos. Soo nice to read from your pen again. Hoping u will too u will too my latest.
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Date: 3/30/2017 6:59:00 AM
Great idea and acrostic Jo. People lose compassion and lose their lives. Wonderful story. a 7
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Date: 3/30/2017 6:22:00 AM
What a magical and wonderful poetic story Jo. I loved this little tale of woe and rainbows. Very nicely done.
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Date: 3/30/2017 2:32:00 AM
Beautifully written... :) Amazing acrostic ... Last stanza is wonderful though !! Shubham
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