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The Lord of the Flies
by Erin E Kelly-Moen
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Shadowed island memoried comes flying
out of time on gruesome wings of pages;
this book of words comes buzzing, comes cloying,
comes tripping, shafting dripping images

in my mind. In my shadowed mind I see
a tribe of boys turn bestially from
the rites of humankind, as they dine, free
as pigs unfettered run, I hear the thrum

of hooves on hearts; and homemade darts invade
my head, the dancing, prancing animals
progressed to Mankind’s principals, remade
by Nature’s laws to be—undesirables.

The fly-torn Lord picked up his sword and clove
my naïve mind; and so was story wove.

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
Photo by Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
4/28/04 © Copyright
  

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Reviewed by Paul Judges
This is great, Erin
Reviewed by Raquel Gallegos (Reader)
I just saw this movie and this fit it perfectly! Great write. Now I should read the book :)
Reviewed by Joel Sattler
And he won a Nobel Prize for that awful thing.


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Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
This is an excellent book review of that gruesome book. I read it enthralled by the downward spiral of humanness with the turn of each page. Liz
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle
A very good poem you have written,take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Thoroughly enjoyed this write, the original book and both movies made with this title...Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
Erin,

Sheer poetic perfection . . . an analogy for the eyes and senses!


Best wishes,

Lance
Reviewed by Tom Hyland
ERIN - Superb analogy, review, and commentary!

As a 17 year-old senior in HS, I read this book as a reading assignment in 1954. I couldn't put the book down, and finished it over a weekend. That was 50 years ago!

When the movie came out, nine years later, I loved it! This set of young actors truly portrayed the symbolisms presented in the novel. While I have never gotten 'into' the TV SURVIVORS series, I believe that "Lord of The Flies" would just HAVE to be the origin of this concept.

The discovery of the Parachutist was a fascinating example of LOST HOPE! Survival of the Fittest was also exemplified in this great novel and movie.

ERIN - Now that you have piqued my interest again, I went to NETFLIX and just discovered that a REMAKE of the movie was done in 1990 - IT is now in my que!

Thank you for a nostalgic walk down "Memory Lane!" Tom.
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
Most interesting Erin, kind of mystical in nature, mind boggling and great, enjoyed the trip. l&p G
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
I do believe Mr. Golding is now upright in his burial place, demanding that you give him audience! I'll tell you one thing, this would have been required reading, had I been the English teacher assigning this book! My goodness, Erin E K M.. (got any more? hehe) I'm entirely winded, doing 3 full 'laps' here.. and will save it, for the betterment of others' who read this classic, as well. You're a bloody WONDER! katy xox.
Reviewed by David Livingstone
On my walking through the prairie of knowledge I passed by the tree of creativity and saw “The Lord of the Flies”. I returned to have a heedful look over, and there I saw the signature of
Poet Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen.

I was looking for an artistic poetic philosophical striker... Eureka!
“The Lord of the Flies” showed it in full!

David Livingstone
Reviewed by Margarita Caligaris (Reader)
Greetings to you, Poet Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen.

It is a learning moment visiting your Page.

“The Lord of the Flies” is an outstanding poetical work.


Margarita Caligaris, Litt.D., Ph.D.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
On this fortieth day of Spring I Salute Your Sublimity,
Poet Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>“The Lord of the Flies” is a combination of impressionism-realism-symbolism-surrealism that tells the story and delivers the message.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Tracey Hardie
Erin... This is out standing!!! But I feel this would be stonger without the repeat at the ending and a few filler words removed. Dang this is good!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
In my shadowed mind I see
a tribe of boys turn bestially from
the rites of humankind, as they dine, free
as pigs unfettered run, I hear the thrum

of hooves on hearts; and homemade darts invade
my head, the dancing, prancing animals
progressed to Mankind’s principals, remade
by Nature’s laws to be—undesirables

Erin...clap clap clap....really a true delight to read and ponder on and on!!!!
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot
What a title Erin, did you know that lucifer is referred to as the Lord of the flies?
Appropriate I feel.

Anyhow notwithstanding that input, a rather interesting and inspiring write mate. Ty
Ch'erie
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Most Interesting So!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Charles Mann (Reader)
Erin,
I enjoyed this very much,outstanding poetry,Take care
Charlie
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap
Good book. Interesting tapestry you've woven here.
Reviewed by jude forese
an excellent version of the "Flies" theme ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron
I will never forgot the impact this film
had on me the first time I saw it! So shocked
I couldn't get it out of my mind for months.I
had dreams about it. You describe it well Erin!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Poor piggy, I watched this two nights ago, very well summarised and how it affected you.

Reminded me a bit of Animal Farm.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was excellent! I loved it,

Reindeer
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