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As night grows short, yet moon and stars are still aglow, some sleep with dreams which to the world they’ll never show, and others sleep with dreams that cover up great woe. But there are some whose minds are dancing to-and-fro, who find that slumber is a thing they must forego. They rise from bed; then creeping down the hall they go where they can put their thoughts to verse because they know that fleeting are those thoughts which fall like flakes of snow across their minds. To capture them they must, and so, the shadow poets pour their hearts out! Even though they long for sleep, they let their dreams on paper flow! Written Jan. 16, 2017 for John Hamilton's 12 by 12 Monorhyme Contest

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Date: 2/11/2017 6:06:00 AM
No rest for the fertile mind! A lovely poem and a great win! Congratulations.
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Date: 2/8/2017 1:02:00 AM
Very nice work
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Date: 1/31/2017 3:57:00 AM
Congrats Andrea, for your well, deserved first placement in the contest, with this brilliant piece!!! ;-)
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Date: 1/29/2017 11:12:00 AM
Congratulations Andrea, another fine win...
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Date: 1/29/2017 10:10:00 AM
Congratulations Andy!! Well done my gifted friend!:) much love !! And hugs!! Deb
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Date: 1/28/2017 6:50:00 PM
Well-chosen topic, Andrea, and one which pictures your own experience I would guess. There are sleepless nights of restlessness and there are sleepness nights of busyness. The latter are well worth the yawns of tomorrow. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/28/2017 3:35:00 PM
Not an easy contest with so many rhymes. Congrats on your win Andrea! :-)
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Date: 1/28/2017 9:08:00 AM
Back to original top most position. Congrats. Hugs
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Date: 1/28/2017 7:01:00 AM
Andrea, Congratulations! You have certainly captured the rhythms of a poet! Fabulous!
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Date: 1/28/2017 6:29:00 AM
This one is amazing. Congrats on your fine win Andrea.
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Date: 1/28/2017 6:09:00 AM
I said I was sure to see this a top winner Andrea and I'm so happy that it is! Congratulations my friend. ; )
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Date: 1/28/2017 5:03:00 AM
Congratulations Andrea, wonderful poem a joy to read, definitely deserved top spot.
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Date: 1/28/2017 1:10:00 AM
oh so true! No wonder it got a top ranking Andrea - many congrats:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/28/2017 12:17:00 AM
This is wonderful. So typical of poet and artists. They capture the moment as it may vanish...Congrats on your first place dear Andrea. :D
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Date: 1/27/2017 11:10:00 PM
Oh, so true, Andrea:) though I store it in memory to jot down next morning, as getting up during night will get me into trouble, ha ha:) loved this one, Andrea:) congratulations on your top win:)
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Date: 1/27/2017 11:10:00 PM
Forgot to fave and give a 10:)
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Date: 1/27/2017 11:06:00 PM
Hi Andrea, I'm just coming back to say congratulations on your top win:-) Alexis
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Date: 1/27/2017 8:10:00 PM
Great monorhyme congrats on a fine win!
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Date: 1/27/2017 7:25:00 PM
Congrats on a great win Andrea
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Date: 1/27/2017 7:02:00 PM
Back with congrats on your fabulous top win, Andrea.
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Date: 1/27/2017 6:15:00 PM
So true, Andrea! Been there, done that! Beautifully written, and congrats on your First Place win! Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 1/27/2017 5:03:00 PM
Excellent and congratulations! CayCay
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Date: 1/27/2017 5:00:00 PM
Lovely! Congrats, Andrea!
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Date: 1/27/2017 4:27:00 PM
Very well done, Andrea, and deserving of a top place! Congrats!!!! ~Cindi~
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Date: 1/21/2017 12:26:00 AM
8th line - ends with snow - you didn't want to type the '.' I enjoyed your entry very much, the monorhymes truly rock and the contents speak to all of us! My 12x12 has a Virgo line inspired by you. Well done, Sweetie - good luck in the contest and all else ... CayCay
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