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A Doilied Cloud or Two
by Susan K. de Vegter
Thursday, June 01, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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My eyes are blurred from senseless dreaming
My mind a constant waste
My nights are longer than forever
My needs are met in haste.

The nights grow infinitely darker
The shadows are my Muse
The days are journeyed nothings
In misery I feel abused.

My hopes and fears run parallel
They beat within my heart
My shine is rusted saline tears
They come and go...then start.

Busted open ribbon wrapped
Token kisses all now trapped
For memories all displaced and gone
Chills run tremors to my bones.

Knees tucked high beneath my chin
Long-lipped lines where smiles have been
Sparks of azure turned to grays
Gone the nights with misted days.

Happenstance of a ghost
Forayed rape of the coast
Stagnate heart in packaged... wrapped
Meets and greets a heart...entraps.

Silly, stupid woman-child
Get thee up and walk that mile
Leave to fester rotting dreams
Garaged up with trash and things.

Timelines teach a lesson well
Foolish Damsel in your Hell
Pick your head up from your knees
Try a smile and don't you bleed.

Learn from this and beckon those
Who only stand upon tiptoes
To kiss the nose of one this blue
Must reach a doilied cloud or two.

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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/2/2006
Gorgeously imaged and written, beautiful!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 6/2/2006
Never live life on ones hands and knees. Gotta walk ten feet tall, knowing your worth.
Great rhythmic flow...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/1/2006
You are a wordsmith with a true flair for all things poetic Susan!
An exceptional poem the theme expertly covered, superb form!

Reviewed by A PAX 6/1/2006
such is womans fate, when she trust a man

out of lessons......came this masterful poetry
here's wishing you continued intelligent writes, with happier themes
pax A
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/1/2006
I can relate to much of the sentiments expressed within your poem, Susan. I respect also the workmanship of rhyme and rhythm that give a flow to your offering. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by George Carroll 6/1/2006
A great poem to send me into the twilight zone as I lay down for a nights sleep.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/1/2006
This is fantastic and magical yet also hauntingly sad. I love it Susan and the grace that this woman character portrays with the voice of your words. Great stuff.
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 6/1/2006
This is so beautiful. Great job Susan. Michelle
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/1/2006
This one is real. Why do I keep thinking of soiled (soyled) clouds?

Reviewed by Martin Hebert 6/1/2006
~~Susan~~i'll tell ya what,no hell in this poem..wonderful,as always~

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/1/2006
Gotta watch those doilied one's with all that bric-a-brac lacing around the edges. Loved the mood and tone and premise of this well-done poem, Susan. It has that woe-is-me-get-that-cloud-away-from-my-head style, but then . . . but then . . . it got righteous and lifted that head from those knees wet from bawling all damn night. Yes! This one took.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 6/1/2006
It's good to keep our heads up in those clouds.....:)
We might just must meet a fellow traveller...
Love and Light

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