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SWEET SPARROW

Call it alliteration or pun, It is more than that ; I write about my beloved sparrow that nests on mountains and tree tops just like the eagles of the north ; Oh,sparrow! ,your arrow penetrates my narrow heart deeply to make it shallow, sending sparks through my body . Call it alliteration or rhyme it is more than that , Sensation and blood compete for a race through my veins and arteries , When I set eyes on you, Air gushes into my lungs like a flowing stream, As you open your mouth to speak ; Your white enamel teeth shine more than the morning sun; The synchronized movement of your body sends signals to the synapse of my spine, Which reverberates emotions to the hypothalamus of my brain, How can I cope with this ? My sorrow fades ,my pains vanish When I got touched by you ; Oh ,sparrow! Oh, dear!! How dare you Incapacitate or incarcerate my thought ? Thought of not falling in love with any damsel ; not being fooled again ; The padlock of three years unlocked in seconds , Which makes me sing songs of songs to Utopian lady , You faith strengthened me and your courage boost my ego; I will continue to nod to your Lyrics and dance to your music . Call it alliteration or pun , You are not far from wonder land , Sweet sparrow sent to shake-off and shame sorrow , My unfailing love ,I unfold and unleash unto you…. 1-17-2017 *A valentine poem dedicated to all lovers….

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Date: 1/21/2017 11:33:00 AM
what a play on words, olusegun. My favorite lines: "Sensation and blood compete for a race / through my veins and arteries ," Oh for those days when the touch of a lovers' hand would remove the pain. Congrats on your win.
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Date: 1/21/2017 8:00:00 AM
Congrats on your win! So much to enjoy!
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Date: 1/21/2017 2:06:00 AM
Congratulations on your win, great piece of poetry.
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Date: 1/20/2017 10:36:00 PM
I agree with Andrea, you truly justified the form. The content is amazing as well. Congrats on your win.
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Date: 1/20/2017 7:51:00 PM
wow, you really went with that form of dramatic monologue, Olusegun. I bet you were one of the few to do it, and you captured the effect that this form needs to make! Congrats for your win.
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