Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,143 Points (25 July 1956)

Make-Believe - Poem by Diane Hine

A four-leaf clover could be growing in a field.
I’d never stoop to pluck in case delusion was revealed.
I’d daisy-chain caprice or blend a whimsy potpourri,
imagining it grew that way for me.

A fresh love poem could be flashing through the sea.
I’d not use line or net because it’s perfect swimming free,
but I could chase red herring through translucent truthful blue,
pretending it was made for me by you.


Comments about Make-Believe by Diane Hine

  • Anil Kumar Panda (4/18/2013 8:26:00 AM)


    very nice.flow and wordplay is beautiful.liked it. (Report) Reply

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  • Ellias Anderson Jr. (4/10/2013 5:09:00 AM)


    So nice and again nice. i have no words except NICE! perfect rhymes, and a nice message within the lines
    well done
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  • (4/4/2013 6:22:00 AM)


    A lovely poem composed with a romantic heart and gentle hand.

    Playful language and a preference for the random and unexpected, the red herrings conspired by another for pleasure or diversion. Make believe = construct reality.
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  • Patricia Grantham (4/2/2013 12:25:00 PM)


    Growing up as a child finding a four leaf clover was one our greatest
    pastimes. Yes there is a four leaf clover we found many of them. Your
    poem speaks of finding a first love depicted in hunting for a four leaf clover.
    A lovely and refreshing poem. Appreciated.
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  • (4/1/2013 2:44:00 AM)


    This one makes me think, Diane, especially line 7.
    I used to find 4-leaf clovers at the bus stop as a child. They were no big deal.
    Can't wait to find out what loosened Gripe's sphincter either.
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  • Valsa George (4/1/2013 12:14:00 AM)


    I get the fragrance of love blooming in some covert corner and it is wafted by the breeze! A lovely poem Diana! (Report) Reply

  • (3/31/2013 1:37:00 PM)


    hmm... interesting poem and full imagination
    really enjoy to read it
    good job Diane
    thanks for sharing
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  • Unwritten Soul (3/30/2013 12:40:00 AM)


    Really good, make believe that the words you keep in your line arranged in a soft voice...well done Diane_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (3/29/2013 7:32:00 AM)


    Never seen a four leaf clover - guess it is just make-believe. Good one Diane. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 28, 2013



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