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Weekly Poetry Contest (222) Voting

Poll closed Jan 24, 2013.
  1. Turning a new one? ~ Tales of Anima

    1 vote(s)
    14.3%
  2. Giving Way ~ seelife69

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Young ~ Drusy

    3 vote(s)
    42.9%
  4. The Watcher ~ Darkkin

    2 vote(s)
    28.6%
  5. AH , YOUTH ~ peachalulu

    1 vote(s)
    14.3%
  6. Bloody Mary ~ dudlite

    0 vote(s)
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    Weekly Poetry Contest (222) Voting - New Leaves

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    Weekly
    Poetry Contest
    Two Hundred and Twenty Two
    Voting



    Vote, and vote often!

    And this week's theme was: (courtesy of me) New Leaves

    Voting will end on Thursday 24th January 2013.

    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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    Turning a new one?
    By Tales in Anima


    Words.
    So many.
    Coming from you.
    You've changed, you say.
    If only I could believe!

    Spring.
    Born anew.
    The flowers blossom.
    Life emerges, I witness.
    Such a sea of green!

    Sad.
    You try.
    But I doubt.
    Yet nature, I believe.
    What worth, a man's word?
     
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    Giving Way
    By seelifein69


    Twirling, swirling, they
    grow, they see. Free falling now
    to rot on the ground

    Not wanting to give
    Life back to the mother tree
    Dead. Without a sound.
     
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    Young
    By Drusy


    All curled up and furled up
    Warm under white blankets
    I’m waiting, I’m waiting,
    I’m free!
    What’s that? Oh, the sun.
    And there? That’s the grass.
    And me? I’m the leaves on a tree?
    It’s so warm, and the wind …
    It is wind, am I right?
    It plays with me – so slightly, a dance.
    Who’d have thought that outside of my small little shell,
    Such a world was just waiting by chance.
     
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    The Watcher
    By Darkkin


    Crescent bright, the archer nocks her star.
    Deep in the wood, a dimpled vale
    Ringing in birch and pine and maple,
    A shy, sweet face watching from afar.

    Faded leaves and needles dark.
    Formed a cloak, once warm and bright,
    From the winter's bitter bit.
    Zephyr's kiss returning, heralding the lark.

    Clad in green and silvery dew, glowing.
    Serenaded, a symphony of spring peepers,
    Deep bass of the mighty bull frog.
    Doe eyes, gentle and knowing.

    Betwixt the trees, a fleeting grace.
    A glimpse of fawn, there and gone.
    And then, in a dappled ray...
    Appears a small, shy face...

    A Violet, smiling in the patterned light.
    Clad in green and silvery dew, glowing.
    A flower so new and bright.
     
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    AH , YOUTH
    By peachalulu


    Stubble, like budding leaves
    In spring, dots his chin.
    He’s a green youth who
    cleaves this pseudo heart.

    Incipient still, he moves
    without conscious swagger
    Or calculation and
    Approves of all with a
    sweeping grin.

    He radiates rapturous scent;
    Bottled or emanating?
    You Ophrys spider, you orchid.
    What torment, not to pollinate
    a bloom like you.
     
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    Bloody Mary
    By dudlite


    The young red queen was cold as ice,
    she claimed the throne to roll her dice.
    Her dice was made of human skin,
    in shadow of her fathers sins.
     
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    I vote for Ah Youth by Peachalu
     
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