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Ugly Ego, Beautiful Id
by Erin E Kelly-Moen

Thursday, March 22, 2007
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Ugly Ego, reared inside, bares its teeth,
Recognized, slipping slyly past blind eyes.
Beautiful Id, girths its smile, slow-released,
Perceived-wise, skipping softly…

Fetid Ego, trapped inside, fangs its teeth,
Petrified, slipping slowly past old eyes.
Natural Id, earths its smile, time-released,
Vision-wise, slipping softly…

Dying Ego, wails inside, blunts its teeth,
Agonized, skipping swiftly past new eyes.
Cosmical Id, births its smile, death-released,
Freedom-wise, weeping softly…

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
© Copyright 3/22/07

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Reviewed by Gloria Gay 3/24/2007
Amazingly original.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/23/2007
Thought provoking!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 3/23/2007
Interesting life-trip, Erin. Well done.
Love and {{[{{hugs}}}}},
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/23/2007

Regret? Perhaps...having lived, yet not lived...sad. Excellent, thought provoking excellence!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by F William Broome 3/23/2007
I had fogotten how deep and sensible you can be, Poet Friend.
This is remarkable in composition, and good enough for "in sight" storage. Tank you for sharing such thinking. - Bill
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/23/2007

Excellent poem. You manage to take me through life in three verses.
Reviewed by CJ Heck 3/23/2007
Wow, Erin, this is deep, powerful. This will have many meanings to the myriad who read and study it. To me, I see a crotchety self-serving young man who has a good heart, but hides it. As he ages, he mellows, still hiding his heart, and in old age, dying, recognizes his mistakes, missing all he has lost, but too late, and he grieves from the soul. An excellent poem!
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 3/22/2007
In sense this too reminds me of where my head was at tonight writing "Bulwer's Bligh in Bed" but in another sense...of aging.
Enjoyed this side step into yet a different thought of same...
Love and Peace~
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