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The Sphinx

Her feline grace reclined, triumph ruled in Her eyes - Many sought the blue flamed tryst in shaded groves they court with lies. These men fell power drunk tripping on love’s wine; its tang turned acrid as they lapped the poisoned vine. The once green forest cinder, no water for the lake was dry, The valley’s burnt to ashen gray and all She kissed have died. After: The Blue Cat by Pamela Colman Smith 1907 For Debbie Guzzi's Ten Pictures, Ten Poems, Ten Days - Painting 3 Kim Patrice Nunez 09 January 2016

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Date: 1/22/2016 6:18:00 AM
A very intriguing painting and interpretation, well done Kim
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Date: 1/17/2016 6:43:00 AM
Indeed you are right Kim, the paintings really have inspired each one of us different interpretations.. =`) we are stretched thoroughly...still catching up esp ive been busy adn poor connection.. =`( Congrats for the excellent poems.. =`)~~Olive Eloisa =`)
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Date: 1/16/2016 8:12:00 AM
This is poetry KIM... Enjoyed your golden ink.........A.M.
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Date: 1/11/2016 7:55:00 PM
Wonderful, Kim, great challenge!
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Date: 1/11/2016 12:15:00 AM
Once again Kim, you have excelled and thanks for putting up Debbie's tips. You both have surely helped poets with the editing process - thank you Kim - Lindsay
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Date: 1/10/2016 5:33:00 PM
Fabulous poem Kim I really can see the improvements in the revised poem - you should be so so proud of yourself my friend:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/10/2016 2:03:00 PM
atta girl... you are one way ahead of the pack... kim, this is pure gem.. love it; huggs
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Date: 1/10/2016 1:54:00 PM
You really did well in this Kim. It's enjoyable.......A.M.
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Date: 1/9/2016 4:09:00 PM
Another great write Kim.. nicely done
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Date: 1/9/2016 2:36:00 PM
this is excellent Kim, superb!
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Date: 1/9/2016 11:39:00 AM
It's really interesting to see the changes, and the editing isn't brutal it's done tastefully. Changes the poem to be a more powerful text. I salute what you have both done here. Funnily enough all I see in the painting is something I'd say "good luck try harder next time" to the painter!
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Date: 1/10/2016 1:41:00 AM
Thank you, Mark. You made me smile. But you are correct. Among the hundreds of the paintings by Pamela, this was among those which weren't sold. This was therefore kept by her benefactor. It was sold only later by Georgia O'Keefe, who was Steiglitz' partner at that time, due to some jealousy! That's enough gossip for now...:-)
Date: 1/9/2016 11:16:00 AM
Kim, what a wonderful way to share! Thank you for the opportunity to witness an edit that hones your piece. You are the bomb! with love, jill
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