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Sometimes love just isn't enough

Upon my life your winter still drizzles Evoking the morns that arose in despair And nights that steered dreams into sorrow, As I sit all alone in valleys of destitute Where memories haunt pitfalls of yore. Tender and sweet, you were my ruby rose-- In garden of love, essence of fragrance, Enchanting petals in butterfly dreams. But seasons soon ravaged resplendent meadows-- Drought of emotions dried up the crops, And red-robins left, abandoning empty nests, When you relinquished the vermilion dawns And chased sunsets in twilight of sundown Forfeiting the sunrise that illuminated past-- You heard me there, but said nothing at all. As arrival of fall marked the summer's end A budding rose curled-up in travails of desires. And dreams that cherished revelry of night Confronted the day that endlessly rained, When you roamed deserts tailing a mirage Leaving behind lotus-pond, full of white swans, Claiming of dissonance in nightingale's song. Yet, I keep hanging on to visions of spring Wishing for rivers to rush down from mountains And blossoms that faded to host a new growth. But in memoirs of yesteryear there is no tomorrow For sometimes my dear, love just isn't enough. September 10, 2019 Poem of the day on September 12, 2019 Placed 1st: Sometimes love is not enough poetry contest Sponsor: Silent One Placed 3rd: Your best free verse of 2019 by John Hamilton Placed 1st: Strand select contest O by Brian Strand

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Date: 1/7/2020 10:18:00 PM
Blessings and congrats on your win in John's contest, Vijay - keep on writing, my friend, and thank you for sharing. Blessings! :o)
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Date: 1/5/2020 3:41:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, Vijay. Hugs Eve
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 1/5/2020 5:16:00 PM
Thank you Eve--much appreciate.
Date: 1/5/2020 1:46:00 PM
A wonderful write Vijay, you know how much I love your writing, congrats on another win, this time for the best of 2019 contest!
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Date: 1/5/2020 5:15:00 PM
Much appreciate your kind remarks, John--many thanks for your contests.
Date: 1/5/2020 1:45:00 PM
Vijay congratulations on your win!;)
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Date: 1/5/2020 5:14:00 PM
Thank you Brenda--much appreciate.
Date: 10/11/2019 5:43:00 PM
Breathtaking emotions conveyed with such metaphorical brilliance, Vijay. Every line is simply stunning in the tender melancholy of a doomed love. Belated congratulations for your wonderful and well deserved recognition with POTD honors and for your contest win as well. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Date: 1/5/2020 5:14:00 PM
Thank you Susan--much appreciate.
Date: 9/18/2019 3:20:00 PM
Nicely written! Congratulations on POTD, Vijay!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 9/20/2019 8:16:00 AM
Thank you Kim.
Date: 9/18/2019 2:57:00 PM
Another hauntingly beautiful poem of yours Vijay. Congrats on POTD
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 9/20/2019 8:16:00 AM
Thank you Jeanne.
Date: 9/17/2019 5:39:00 PM
congrats on a very well deserved win, Vijay.
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Date: 9/20/2019 8:16:00 AM
Thank you Andrea.
Date: 9/17/2019 3:00:00 PM
Vijay congratulations on your win , nice music
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Date: 9/17/2019 5:10:00 PM
Much appreciate Dear Heart--many thanks.
Date: 9/17/2019 7:28:00 AM
I’m back to congratulate you on POTD. So well deserved.
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Date: 9/17/2019 5:10:00 PM
Much appreciate Richard--many thanks.
Date: 9/16/2019 8:58:00 PM
Through every season, you patiently waited, hoping spring would once again return... I was wrapped up in the story, hoping and waiting with you, forgetting entirely that it might end this way. A great accomplishment considering the title of your poem ;) Congrats on POTD and your win!
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Date: 9/17/2019 5:10:00 PM
So glad to read your comments..much appreciate your kind remarks..many thanks.
Date: 9/15/2019 8:46:00 PM
I am so happy to see your POTD poem also win First Place Vijay! Congratulations! : ) xxoo
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Date: 9/16/2019 9:07:00 AM
Much appreciate Connie--many thanks for the return visit.
Date: 9/14/2019 11:19:00 PM
Congratulation and this is a wonderful entry. God bless you
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Date: 9/15/2019 10:17:00 AM
Much appreciate Regina..many thanks. God bless!
Date: 9/14/2019 4:33:00 PM
Wow! Vijay, What a wonderful poem for the contest theme. Your lines and imagery are top notche. I am not surprised that you got poem of day and placed 1st in the contest. Congratulations my friend. Have a fantastic day;-) Alexis
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Date: 9/15/2019 10:16:00 AM
You are so very kind Alexis..much appreciate your kind thoughts--many thanks.
Date: 9/14/2019 1:54:00 PM
- Congratulations again, Vijay :) - Well deserved :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/14/2019 3:31:00 PM
Thank you Anne-Lise--much appreciate.
Date: 9/14/2019 1:11:00 PM
A well deserved first place in SO's contest Vijay. You truly are such a wonderful poet. Many congratulations to you. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Date: 9/14/2019 3:31:00 PM
Much appreciate your return visit, Ann..many thanks for your thoughts.
Date: 9/14/2019 11:41:00 AM
so many fantastic lines and such brilliant imagery, I do not know where to start.. you always write brilliant poems for my contests.. Congratulations on your first place in the contest.. and congrats on potd
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Date: 9/14/2019 3:08:00 PM
So glad to hear that--much appreciate SO--I certainly value your opinion..many thanks.
Date: 9/14/2019 11:10:00 AM
back to say YAY congrats on your first place win :) hugs
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 9/14/2019 3:07:00 PM
Many thanks Sandy--much appreciate.
Date: 9/13/2019 12:24:00 PM
Wow! This is an utterly captivating beauty of a poem, Vijay:-) One of your very best, IMO. It's stunning! I expect this to place 1st in SO's contest. A well-deserved POTD! FAVED.
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 9/14/2019 7:49:00 AM
Thank you Edward for your vote of confidence..special coming from a talented poet..much appreciate..many thanks. And special thanks as well for the FAVE.
Date: 9/13/2019 5:49:00 AM
This made me smile and read it twice. Good poem.
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Date: 9/13/2019 8:39:00 AM
Thanks for the visit Gerald..much appreciate your comments.
Date: 9/12/2019 6:54:00 PM
wow...just came to check on the potd, and what a glorious surprise to see your sweet poem there...congratulations my friend :) hugs
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Date: 9/13/2019 8:38:00 AM
Thank you my friend..so happy to read your comments, Sandy..appreciate, as always.
Date: 9/12/2019 6:44:00 PM
You are very good with imagery, Vijay. I see this one got a potD. Way to go. Congratulations
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Date: 9/13/2019 8:36:00 AM
Much your kind remarks Andrea--many thanks.
Date: 9/12/2019 6:02:00 PM
Hi Vijay, congratulations on your poem of the day honour with this wonderful poem. Have a wonderful Friday. Your friend always....Mike.
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Date: 9/13/2019 8:36:00 AM
Thank you my friend--I am delighted by your visit..many thanks for your kind remarks.
Date: 9/12/2019 3:50:00 PM
Congratulations on having this incredible poem honored with POTD Vijay. It is so deserving of the honor! xxoo
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Date: 9/13/2019 8:35:00 AM
Much appreciate Connie..always a pleasure to read your comments--many thanks.
Date: 9/12/2019 2:49:00 PM
This is beautifully crafted and I feel that longing with such visual imagery. Breathtaking!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 9/13/2019 8:34:00 AM
So glad you liked the poem--much appreciate your thoughts, Charlotte..many thanks.
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