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We can all take a lesson from the sea turtle. She does not travel thousands of miles or risk all for her ego. She has an instinct for greatness --- one that I believe is found in all living creatures. Mary Alice
turtle hatch when shores are bare and warm nesting by night to shun exposure to vultures fire ring hewn turtle scared shell by night storm newborns rise slight sloths rush to sea will ne'er see their mum once and shed tears to clear eyes
Written: December 06, 2022 Writing Challenge - Yalto Form - Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Constance La France Checked by HMS.COM: 11 Lignes : 3, 4, 2, 4, 5, 3, 2, 3 ,2, 3, 3, 5, 6, 1, 5

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Date: 12/7/2022 6:03:00 PM
Great subject matter for the Yalto…love this form!
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Date: 12/7/2022 1:07:00 PM
what a lovely theme you chose for your Yalto!! and thanks for all the sweet comments you leave for me and for the other poets.
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Date: 12/7/2022 5:41:00 AM
You chose a wonderful theme for this well executed Yalto my friend. Not easy to write--you explained this nature's wonder perfectly.
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Date: 12/7/2022 5:25:00 AM
An enjoyable verse Lasaad, have seen them hatch and then head to see, sadly some don't make it because of predators. Last year saw about five in Turkey, amazing to see them glide under water. Hope your week is going well. Tom
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Date: 12/7/2022 6:20:00 AM
Thank you so much for your insightful comment, Tom. Turkey shores are cited among the few spots left in the world for turtle hatchings. Hope your week is going well as well.
Date: 12/6/2022 9:41:00 PM
You are too quick in hatching poems like the turtle :) The turtle seeks the ideal time and makes use of the earliest chance to lay eggs when the sea strand is bare. The young ones too once they are hatched never wait to see their mother or be preyed by predators. They swim into the sea and make themselves safe. Your poem has given me much food for thought.
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