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Splinter
by Erica Ivory
Sunday, June 26, 2005
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Sharp slivers left behind..

Drops of blood ripple


 the waters of the dieing.


 An open wound..


Deep but not seen..


Wooden spears in the echoes


of this beating heart..


As hopelessness shatters dreams..


Ever so slowly drowning


in the bottomless black


of humanities blood filled ravine...


The heart always beating...


Yes, always bleeding..


Yet never....
                  Never seen.




  

    



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Reviewed by Andrea Williams 3/23/2015
Very deep.
Reviewed by E. Richardson 6/25/2007
I am not so sure this is dark as it is undeniably true...and sad.
This is a grand illustration of unseen and or ignored injury....whether on a personal level or world level. Well done, my friend.
Reviewed by Art Sun 4/29/2007
Isn't it so, as the splinter that hides beneath the skin giving one pain and yet so small that one cannot see it, only feel it's presence....your thoughts just like the heart that beats and bleeds from broken dreams and the hopelessness of life....

really nice work....

enjoyed.....Art Sun...
Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame 12/9/2005
I hear you..


superb write!


Vesna:)
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 11/5/2005
Sad and all too real. Excellent. 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Cles Wilson 7/27/2005
This is good.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/29/2005
Erica,

Some splinters run deeper than what healing will allow. Excellent writting.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 6/27/2005
A sense of hopelessness in this one. Good write.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/27/2005
Very dark poetry like only you can do it!!

Well penned Erica....so good to read you again!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 6/26/2005
Vwey dark! Well written.

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