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Rae Hallstrom

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Lathered
by Rae Hallstrom
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I am the granite of dry elbows dragged on flannel,
a porcupine with a cleaver,
a low table that teeters on stilts.
I am burnt toast, embers fuming for no good reason,
the pot that never boils.
You can taste me in the raspberry seeds
sucked from jam into a mouth ulcer,
feel me in the metal spatula of every step in tight underpants,
sense me in the snare drum in the bathroom.
I am not a walk in the park when the sky is blue.
Look for me in a cave of stomach acid,
in the cat stuck in a closet, waking the door,
in a tangle of knots at the edge of hot buttered nerves.


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Powerful in imagery and meaning; well done, Rae. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
Now this is some outstanding imagery.
Reviewed by J. Murphy
This is superb--creative, witty, discriptive. A great escape from the cliches that I have read before this one this morning. Great descriptions of emotions and experiences and feelings mixed together. J.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Loved this fabulous write!!!!
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Wow, this one says and depicts so very much...very fine work!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
Wow! This is a hail storm of really interesting and unique expressions.. I didn't just read it.. I could feel it. Pointed and honest, it has focus and complete originality. It sandblasts! You're good!~ katy.
Reviewed by Michael Morash (Reader)
Very nicely done. Brilliant work.
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