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Growing Like A Cancer


She packaged her envy in smiles

designed to twist perceptions so well

that others graciously accepted her barbs

often coming back for more


Her laughter was contagious

                 until you discovered you were the joke

                 and then it became infectious

                 growing like a cancer you must house

                 when what you want is to cut it out


She offered her favors generously

            creating a web of indebtedness

            that others dared not try to escape

            yet no one managed to repay


Her doting was protective

      until you discovered that it smothered

      and then it became lecherous

      growing like a cancer you must house

      when what you want is to cut it out


She sang her songs in tune

            composed to conceal the screaming

            that many simply chose to ignore

            sometimes asking for encores


            And her love was destructive

                once you understood her motives

                for then it became damning

                growing like a cancer you must house

                 when what you want is to cut it out



Sandy Knauer ă 2004


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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 5/15/2005

Twenty-seven lines of verses in six stanzas of poetic excellence.
"Growing Like A Cancer" bears many symbols and holds many esoteric messages, inclusive on politics.

A stimulating reading from a wise and neat writing.
"Growing Like A Cancer" impresses and etches its messages on this reader´s mind.

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Robert Petranek 1/19/2005
wow... this one is really well done, it has a rhythm and a rime- a very lyric piece--- prolly a song, like some of mine are.
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 12/14/2004
Ahhh I know a few like this This is very well written in such the way that fits so well. Very Good Very good. Thank You.
Have a wonderful day everyday
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/17/2004
Powerfully meaningful and moving, Sandy. I agree with Karen and Karla, it is disturbing... ...but true. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/17/2004
powerful, disturbing write; very well done! (((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :(
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/17/2004

i've had friends like this--malicious and malignant

powerful, disturbing imagery--but so well written--BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :(
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 3/17/2004
Excellent! Very well written. Bill Murray
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