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Summertime in doubt

lover #1 Summertime in doubt... Love is like a Butterfly Singing in the rain. lover #2 Hot in the city wherever i lay my hat send me an angel love is like a battlefield i’ll hang my tears out to dry. © Harry J Horsman 2011

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Date: 3/19/2011 11:16:00 PM
Yes, what CArolyn said here,this is quite contrastive which makes it a very interesting combo. I loved your symbolism of the butterfly and the going from rain to dry!
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Date: 3/12/2011 11:09:00 AM
There is a remarkable contrast in these two poems, Harry. From what I've seen, however, love often seems like a battlefield. In fact, your poem inspired me to play Pat Benatar's song "Love Is a Battlefield" in the middle of writing this comment. Excellent entry for the contest and I wish you success! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 3/12/2011 9:54:00 AM
Love can lead to such sadness. I feel it in this fine pair of yearnings. Love, Dave
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Date: 3/12/2011 7:36:00 AM
Good work that should do well in the contest..Good luck..I especially like the second line in the first stanza..Thanks for stopping by...Sara
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Date: 3/12/2011 6:02:00 AM
Oh so impressive are your words Harry .. they touch me so and great creativity my friend.. your Tanka is super awesome .. good luck in the contest.. a sure winning piece luv..
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Date: 3/12/2011 4:48:00 AM
Whoa. This is super good Harry All the very best.
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