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Weekly Poetry Contest (185) Voting

Poll closed Mar 18, 2012.
  1. Colliding Colors ~ Dullener

    1 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. A Collision of Many Colors ~ larryprg

    1 vote(s)
    25.0%
  3. Colliding Colors, "I Have a Dream" ~ seelifein69

    2 vote(s)
    50.0%
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    Weekly Poetry Contest (185) Voting - Colliding Colours

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    Weekly
    Poetry Contest
    One Hundred and Eighty Five
    Voting




    Voting time!

    And this week's theme was: (courtesy of Dullener) Colliding Colours

    Voting will end on Thursday 15th March 2012.

    Voting for yourself is entirely at your own discretion. I'm frankly sick of discussion on the matter, so any in here will be deleted. If you want to vote for yourself, go for it, but I personally wouldn't do that unless I genuinely believed mine was the best.


    The winning poem will be stickied for a week in the poetry contest.



    Oh, and if I catch anyone cheating, their entry will be removed from the contest and you will be unable to enter a poem into the contest for a month. Sorry to be such an ogre about this, I don't want to be, but rules are rules and are in place for valid reasons. If you can not follow the rules, you face the consequences.

    Best of luck to all entrants, and happy voting.


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    Colliding Colors
    By Dullener


    The sun rises...
    like powered turmeric...
    laughing on the face of bride..
    and the colour pours,

    first the yellow,

    skies's valiant
    glistering glowing through the clouds...like a silken loom
    on the gold threads...
    shining on the bloom
    of field's sunflowers

    water's a velvet
    water 's a wet molten gold...
    flowing slowly
    through the lands...
    sidewards the flowery dancers...

    then the blue,

    Skies's hidden thoughts speak'en
    woven through the golden..
    the blue, the violet, glowing
    and for the crimson flowers

    Water's hidden thoughts speak'en
    strips of golden blues,
    dances in the waves.

    the third is green,

    the leaves dream...
    the nature's realm..
    for the perfect cycle...
    and when the greens
    reflect on skies and waters...
    the trees and the brown hut...
    the sun yawns...
    and the country shines with the new colour...
     
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    A Collision of Many Colors
    By larryprg


    .
    Screeching tires
    .
    Red and blue make purple
    .
    Airbag blown
    .
    Blue and yellow make green
    .
    Flying shards
    .
    On TV, red, blue and green make white
    .
    On TV, the ambulance was white
     
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    Colliding Colors, "I Have a Dream"
    By seelifein69


    A melting pot?
    A community?
    That's really not what
    it feels like to me.

    New immigrants, new shapes
    and sizes come here
    to get new lives 'n
    hope for dreams come true.

    Only to find the world
    they were told has
    shrunken old and
    overrun by the same view.

    But they still speak their
    tounge and tote a hot
    gun and run around like
    this is their old home.

    Others work hard all day
    for about five dollars
    pay and send it back to
    their wives, who're alone.

    So they can go home, again
    and sleep with the
    drove, again, until sunrise
    calls them, at five AM.

    These pieces of their heritage
    get integrated in their
    marriages to effect the
    new generation.

    So now what you see,
    on US MTV, is a mix
    of the whole world
    on one TV station.

    It will take some time
    to undo the reply
    from our parents, who
    thought them foe.

    For in a decade or so
    we'll all be so old,
    that America
    is all we know.

    And in this idea
    we can start to feel
    the interconnected-ness
    grow.

    So,
    I do my thing,
    you do yours.
    Cause eventually
    we'll be reborn,
    into a place
    that is so mixed
    there is no race
    and we can live
    face to face.
     
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