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First-Woman Dress
by Raven Woods

Sunday, October 29, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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                                                First Woman-Dress


 


                                                I dream of going back


                                                to virgin white        of


                                                starting all over   I see me


                                                in my fine First Woman-


                                                Dress, beads & yoke of


                                                firestone blue, double-cut


                                                fringe swaying to the ground,


                                                the part of my hai vermilioned.


                                                I can see the years spinning


                                                down into happiness &


                                                something lost that should


                                                have been. I can see me


                                                strutting proud, black-haired


                                                wild-eyed boys lined up knee


                                                deep. struck


                                                too damn dumb to speak, all


                                                holding breaths waiting to see


                                                who will be The One. I can


                                                see me laughing   laughing,


                                                torturing them all with


                                                thoughts of this empty blanket


 


 


                                                that no one shares.


 

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Reviewed by Jennifer Holly MacDonald 1/12/2008
That was unique and interesting. Good imagery and intent. Thanks.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 11/2/2006
enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 10/29/2006
Awwwww. I loved working in alabama for boeing military.
Love the chipper bio pic...
Funny my duvet no one shares either, must be the Alabama curse.



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