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Saturn Day Night Live

Skating ‘round the rings of Saturn, my Triple Lutz lands in my dreams. Mighty Mimas looks and beams, but nearby Enceladus screams when Pan drives the Zamboni, right over poor Methone. Complicating Skating. February 2022 "Give Me a Rictameter" Poetry Contest sponsored by M. L. Kiser

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Date: 2/20/2022 8:24:00 PM
I learned quite a lot today via your wonderful poem :) I thoroughly enjoyed reading this lovely poem. Take care!
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/21/2022 3:23:00 PM
Appreciate your kind comment, Valerie. Life is a "joy."
Date: 2/18/2022 10:29:00 AM
Eric, thank you for the astronomy lesson regarding three of Saturn's moons, as well as the fun ice skating imagery (poor Methone does kind of look like it was run over by a Zamboni!). Mostly though, I loved the pun in the title... I am picturing Eddie Murphy ice skating in his Gumby outfit. Big smiles, congrats for your win ~ John
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/18/2022 2:52:00 PM
Appreciate the comment, as always, John. Glad to hear you recognized the moons. Saturn is my favorite to look at and photograph from my yard. Maybe that and some cartoons I saw stimulated the dream. Eddy Murphy, eh? OK, now I can see that! ~Eric
Date: 2/18/2022 4:11:00 AM
Eric, your poem left me with a huge smile. I am so happy to see this gem in First place. Congratulations! Blessings xxoo
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/18/2022 2:48:00 PM
Nice to hear from you, Connie, and glad to bring a smile. ~Eric
Date: 2/17/2022 10:44:00 AM
Wow! Congratulations! I love the metaphor that your poem encompasses! Brilliant! Much love...Meghan
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/17/2022 3:20:00 PM
Thank you Meghan. I enjoyed your entry as well. Best. ~ Eric
Date: 2/16/2022 7:54:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in the contest. Your fascinating depiction of the cosmos and figure skating very unique. :)Paulette
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/17/2022 7:10:00 PM
Paulette, appreciate the kind words. I loved your entry and have fond memories from my boyhood. ~Eric
Date: 2/16/2022 2:28:00 PM
Love the feel of figure skating in the cosmos, very original! Congratulations on your win in the contest, Eric
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/17/2022 7:13:00 PM
Appreciate the kind words, Michelle. I loved your entry.