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I wrap the darkness 'round me like a quilt As questions bay like hounds at my belief And tho' the tears are poison, dearly spilt Those e'er still waters ripple with my grief While love is lost to time, the coldest thief. ~ 1st Place ~ in the "Writing Prompt- English Quintain Imagery" Poetry Contest, Dear Heart, Judge & Sponsor.

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Date: 1/20/2020 1:13:00 AM
Beautiful, wistful poetry. Another winner - I'm glad Dear Heart agreed. Congrats!
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:28:00 AM
Many kind thanks to you, John, I so greatly appreciate the wonderful comments - blessings, Friend! :o)
Date: 1/19/2020 8:23:00 AM
Greg, congratulations on your win in my writing prompt with this beautiful and emotional Quintain _Constance
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:27:00 AM
This was a very rewarding challenge, Constance - I always learn things in your contests - about myself or my writing - and that's really what this is about for me. Many thanks and blessings, My Friend! :o) <3
Date: 1/14/2020 2:22:00 PM
- A top winning poem, congratulations Grerory:) - // Anne-Lise
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:26:00 AM
Thank you so much, Anne-Lise - blessings! :o) <3
Date: 1/11/2020 7:33:00 AM
wow..Your imagination is at the best and it creates such a beautiful poem.. I don't have words to comment to keep up with the standard of your creation.. A fav..Congrats..
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:25:00 AM
What a marvelous comment, and I know it is heartfelt and honest - many thanks and blessings to you, Jenish, my friend! :o)
Date: 1/11/2020 4:21:00 AM
The harshness of loss exudes from your inked lines like tears welled up in the darkness of it all. This is very moving Greg and I see why it was awarded First Place. Congratulations! xxoo
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:25:00 AM
That's very sweet of you to say, Connie, as always - blessings and thanks to you, Dear Poet! :o) <3
Date: 1/10/2020 9:19:00 PM
Wow! Simply marvelous work you have done here--amazing my friend, my compliments indeed!~@wk
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:24:00 AM
Oh, thank you so very much, William, that's very kind of you, My Friend - blessings! :o)
Date: 1/10/2020 2:58:00 PM
perfect! beautifully expressed, as always dears Greg, congrats! x:-)-luloo
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Date: 1/10/2020 1:11:00 PM
Very interesting and well written piece, Gregory. Congratulations on your top place. // Barry
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:23:00 AM
Many kind thanks to you, Barry, that means a lot - I'm so pleased you liked it! Blessings! :o)
Date: 1/10/2020 12:03:00 PM
How did I miss this one...short but impactful...glad Constance rewarded this one with a top win. Another fave!
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:12:00 AM
Very kind of you, Brother - thank you so much! :o)
Date: 1/10/2020 10:53:00 AM
This is beautiful. I love this masterpiece. Happy new year friend. Keep the lines blessing.
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/20/2020 1:11:00 AM
That's very kind of you, Funom, and I so appreciate the comments, Friend! :o)
Date: 1/7/2020 6:44:00 AM
Your first line is all the stage setting needed for the remaining ones. Having lost a love leaves us cold, but I think I'd refer to it as the cruelest thief. Great choice for a photo, Greg. *Note your date...
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Lin Lane
Date: 1/7/2020 10:18:00 AM
It's always author's choice and it works.
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Gregory Richard Barden
Date: 1/7/2020 7:48:00 AM
Thank you, Lin, I so greatly appreciate that, (and the heads-up for the date) ... I almost used "cruelest" but wanted to reference the first line and that idea, (and wanted to steer clear of the cliche', if possible). Blessings! :o) <3