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Soul Ink

I Dried Ink My soul bled and bled dreadful dread… Affliction of addiction for a decade where My tree of life rotted with rancid rankled roots My fruit floundered with emerald apples covered molten moss with my wilted wormy fingers that reached with ragmitcal form and restlessly for the thugs of drugs My languid languished leaves spoke of listless language Splinters of my own barking bark stabbed my sullen soul Clusters of claustrophobic clouds covered me I rejected regal rain and shielded myself from sanguineous sunshine My poetry beat with breaths of ghoulish galactoid ghosts For my wan hope words wiggled and wambled within my being I summoned only sentences of sagging sadness II Blooming Ink Sanative solutions seeped within my soil for years upon years For enlightenment expressed the Excalibur haunting in my hematic heart A rising muse out of the mellifluous meadows charmed me with magic Poetry populated as poppies while I saturated all with supernatural songs For the chillness of illness of my cachexic state collapsed into nothingness As angelic auras sanded my wanton wood into a blooming basket of beauty Where my prolific pen kissed parchment paper with wish fulfilled words For my maturing mindfulness mind mixed with macrobian bliss My tree of life swayed with soulful sounds with swings full of children I greeted glorious glowing sunlight with serene thankfulness and moved with maculose moon who seduced through stallion storms For the art of self-love and the one who was the light to my shadows I mastered in the magnificent majesty with the magnality of everyday life January 22, 2019 Contest: That Was Then and This Is Now Sponsor: Silent One First Place

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Date: 7/30/2019 7:16:00 PM
Each and every line is brilliant, Chantelle. The emotional contrast depicted in your deep and compelling poem enthralled my imagination and heart with its rich imagery, awesome alliteration and potent, creative word combinations. Belated congratulations on your wonderful win in Silent’s contest - well deserved! Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Date: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
Congrats. Thanks for sharing your talent. God bless you!
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Date: 1/27/2019 10:29:00 AM
Wow, incredible use of alliteration, Chantelle! As Silent One said below, there are some amazing lines in your awesome poem. Congratulations on taking a well-deserved first place! Hugs, Carolyn
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Date: 1/27/2019 8:22:00 AM
Very deep poetry Chantelle, some great lines in this and I enjoyed the use of your extensive vocabulary to express the change... Nice alliteration too.. Congratulations on your first place in the contest..
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Date: 1/25/2019 4:18:00 PM
Wow Chantelle! Superb alliteration in this stunning stellar piece that I know Silent admires. I bet this will be shining from the top of the winner's list. You have outdone yourself with this magnificent entry! xxoo
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Date: 1/24/2019 3:56:00 PM
Chantelle, oh what a great write, really amazing and a fav for me ~
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Date: 1/24/2019 1:20:00 AM
excellent one up down back and around
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Date: 1/23/2019 7:12:00 AM
I do believe I will see this in the winners' ring with a garland of roses and marigolds around her neck, Chantelle.
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