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Jacqueline VanZandbeek

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A Caged Soul
by Jacqueline VanZandbeek

Monday, April 21, 2003

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Fire seeping from ducts
like tears.
A searing madness
brands the soul.

Enraged and caged
like a wild animal.
Successful and free
Roaming barren land.

Blood curdles
like lemon and cream.
A witches brew boils over
if not stirred.

The fire sizzles
like a screaming demon.
Steam rises to the sky
defeated by dryness.

They must be dissolved
like sugar in water.
One must know this
Before there is peace.

To dance
like angels above.
Escaping from rage
perhaps by chance.

Like a hovering cloud
On a rainy day.
Rage that means nothing
will soon go away.




Copyright©2003 Jacqueline VanZandbeek

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Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 8/31/2003
It's been my impression that rage always "means" something, usually something
negative. This is, therefore, rather confusing in some regards. However, there's]
a modicum of truth in it, for sure. Hopefully, it is not autobiographical.
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen 8/22/2003
Jacqueline,
Good words, good write!
Sincerely,
Rodney Evan Bohen
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 8/19/2003
An wonderful, powerful write. eXcellent.
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 7/23/2003
Intense!! Powerful!!
Reviewed by E. Richardson 6/25/2003
Excellent! Well crafted with a beautiful flow.
Reviewed by Candida Eittreim 5/26/2003
I loved this."Fire seeping from ducts like tears, a searing madness, branding the soul" Powerful potent write

Candy
Reviewed by Julie Gaskins 5/18/2003
Great write!!

Love & Blessings,
Julie
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/10/2003
Excellent Poem!!
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 5/4/2003
You do write some really good verse.
Reviewed by A PAX 5/1/2003
Very wise!!!
I agree I agree!!!
:)
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 4/29/2003
Terrific write !
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 4/29/2003
"Rage that means nothing
will soon go away"...good write, Jacqueline!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/24/2003
This was great..I could feel this so well,

Excellent Poem!

Reindeer
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 4/23/2003
good poem
Reviewed by Marie Wadsworth 4/22/2003
Interesting...I sense the underlying torment in this poem. This is solid from beginning to end, great job.
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader) 4/22/2003
Ooooh. This is damn good! I liked anf related. Teresa
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 4/22/2003
Hi Jacqueline, well written, powerful verse.


love yf
tony
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy 4/22/2003
wonderfully done verses.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/22/2003
Very true, mature write...
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