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An old concept of mine, but a new poem done in free verse.

I roll and roll, 
beneath a blood-red sky.
How I burn with desire for you.
I am the sands of the Sahara
in search of sweet relief as
every particle of my body 
fills with white heat.

Passion-parched, I turn toward you -
drifting to the brink –
a dune of madness.
The cool blue of you that I seek
appears as if a mirage.
I am Sahara, and my love is vast.
Let me quench myself in you.

May 1, 2018 for John Hamilton's 
Best Free Verse April 1, 2018 To July 15,2018 Poetry Contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 7/15/2018 1:51:00 PM
Back to congratulate you again for your win again with this beautiful HOT poem. :)
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Date: 7/14/2018 7:59:00 PM
Congratulations on your awesome win and well crafted write . Hugs Eve
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Date: 7/14/2018 3:26:00 PM
Wow, I hope that cool blue was enough for your thirst ;-) What vivid imagery Andrea, nicely done.
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Date: 7/14/2018 11:54:00 AM
Beautiful write Andrea, congrats on another win!
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Date: 7/14/2018 2:48:00 AM
Congratulations on your win, Andrea.
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Date: 5/30/2018 3:56:00 PM
Beautiful imagery, Andrea. Congratulations on your fine placement on this short list of winners. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 5/27/2018 11:02:00 AM
Congrats on your well deserved win, Andrea, with this hot number.
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Date: 5/24/2018 12:58:00 PM
Wow.......the fan is blowing, and I'm still warm !!! Well done, Andrea.. whew!!
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Date: 5/24/2018 12:16:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. Well done.
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Date: 5/24/2018 8:00:00 AM
What a compelling metaphor. Congrats.
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Date: 5/24/2018 7:54:00 AM
Excellent personification in this WINNING poem, Andrea! CONGRATS. Janice
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Date: 5/13/2018 9:46:00 AM
ahh a lovely poem ..so many great images ))
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Date: 5/11/2018 12:44:00 AM
Congratulations on your win!:)
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Date: 5/7/2018 8:43:00 AM
Great metaphorical write Andrea, it surely filled a need for you, and we get to enjoy!
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Date: 5/6/2018 12:20:00 AM
Hi Andrea, everytime I think of you I feel so guilty because of my absence on Soup. Im inundated with work see. But my heart is here. Your poem is a scorcher here. The desert is my magnet and it drew me to you. Congrats. Passion off the page. Grrrr
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Date: 5/5/2018 10:04:00 PM
Such a wondrous poem of metaphoric beauty, Andrea. White heat, passion-parched, indeed! Congratulations on your win! Warmest wishes. ~Susan
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Date: 5/5/2018 3:18:00 AM
Congratulations, Andrea on your win.
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Date: 5/5/2018 3:03:00 AM
Beautiful write... Congratulations..
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Date: 5/4/2018 9:47:00 PM
Congrats on your winning poem, Andrea. Well done.
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Date: 5/4/2018 1:33:00 PM
Oh, I can feel the heat arising in this sizzling, sensuous piece! Only a true lover could pen such a hot gem! Congratulations on your win with this beauty from the torrid zone! Love it and of course it's a new Fave for me! Hugs. Pandita
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Date: 5/4/2018 1:29:00 PM
Personified free verse. Passion-parched and undulating moments of desire...who will be your oasis!? This deserved to be faved. Regards // paul
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Date: 5/4/2018 12:12:00 PM
Wonderful poem love how you made this poem into a passionate piece. love phyl
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Date: 5/4/2018 1:35:00 AM
Congratulations, Andre on your win. Such a forceful passionate poem.
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Date: 5/3/2018 10:39:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement with this beautiful love poem.
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Date: 5/3/2018 3:04:00 PM
WoW! Andrea, Great concept new or old. This is just beautiful. Congratulations on your winning write. It was well deserved. Ps, I share my win in this contest with you. If you hadn't asked me if my poem, " I See You" was written for contest, I would have never entered it. So thanks:-) Alexis
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