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· I am Beauty

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  Ebb
by Shirley Beauty Houston
Friday, May 18, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Recent poems by Shirley Beauty Houston
•  I am Beauty
•  The Lotus
•  One Flesh
•  Divergent
•  Bipolar
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Even when we know someone is not good for us, we still sometimes vacillate in deciding whether to leave them or stay.


The poet rides recessive tides/
tangled in regret-filled thoughts/
stuck between hope & despair/
torn between yore & fresh air.....

 

 

 




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Reviewed by William Bonilla 6/2/2012
keep writing this way and you will do great
excellent piece....
Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Andy Turner 5/24/2012
Exactly, how many of us remain suffocating in the stench, when there is fresh air so easily there to be breathed.
Oh boy, I so relate to this.
Reviewed by Asa Seeley 5/23/2012
not only the poet, but every man has 'things' they need to deny for the betterment of 'self'. thanks for share.

asa
Reviewed by John Flanagan 5/19/2012
i like these lines, Shirley,
in particular, the final one - that use
of 'fresh air' is telling and strong

john
Reviewed by Richard King 5/19/2012
My take? - The poet should seek the solution offering the best opportunity for future happiness for themselves and any dependents.
Please see MESSAGES for a personal comment. Dick

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