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  Five Degrees to Separation
by Janet P Caldwell
Monday, April 05, 2004
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Separating from the madness to a place where I could cope, also the title to my book.


I learned to count early
Read the bible too
Wrath, punishment
Seemed no absolution
Separate at five


In the morning
When I was defiled
Five screams a minute
Five shiny points from
The glass shards

Five fingers, to check off
As I calculate
In five minutes I'm clean
and new
Separated by five degrees

Five from what I don't want
To remember, anything green
Black or brown
Make it easier
Five letters/numbers are my friends

The ceiling fan;
Wood, glass, white, brown, brass
Another set of quints
A quick escape
When I should need one

My rabbit hole wiith
Back-doors aplenty
Five senses all shut down
I've got good and can count
Before what might happen

Safe in numbers, hidden
When I seperate from myself.


2001-2006 Janet Caldwell




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Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/12/2007
A part of you, you have to share..
Thanks for sharing..
I have missed ya Janet.
With love,
Ron
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 1/22/2007
Thought~provoking and excellently done dear friend`*
Reviewed by Phyllis Du'Gas 6/10/2005
WOW! "Safe in numbers, hidden" Continue your journey. There is sunshine for you and overwhelming joy.
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 4/19/2005
Hmmm- YOu make me think, I like your style... I do see my feelings
in your words- Deep - Phylisophical, I'm tempted to go out and buy a book or two of your Janet C. Hi- I'm Sheila (Lady,Sheee)Glad, you opened your SouL up for us to See and Feel! Thank YOU! and Keep it goinggggggggg... :) Lady,Sheee
Reviewed by Meva Onyurt 4/28/2004
Wouw! Janet this poem have given me the chills! It really seperates me from myself...
Now I understand why your book is named after this unique piece.
Greetings from Meva
Reviewed by James Daniels 4/25/2004
Nice work Ms. Caldwell, thats the norm with you though!
Reviewed by Sharon Williamson (Reader) 4/8/2004
Hello Sweetie,
It has been so long since I have been here. I understand this as seperation=survival....at least mentally and that leads to the survival of the body and soul as well.
I know these feelings intimately...they are part of my group of secret friends.
Excellent write my friend.
The beauty of your soul shines through.Thank you for being brave and sharing...it helps.
Love,
Sharon;)
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 4/7/2004
Wow I tell you this is something
to feel,know where it comes from
excellent!!!
Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 4/6/2004
Beautiful, truly profound poetry, Janet!

So excellently composed!

Love, Sheila
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/6/2004
This poem is what makes you great!
Fantastic writing Janet!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/6/2004
Most excellent Janet!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by anne cunningham 4/6/2004
most excellent
Reviewed by Ian Thorpe 4/6/2004
Hey sweetie, this is great. But have I got the message right? You want me to think of 5 great dates I can take you on when you come to England?
No problem.........
But that rabbitt hole thing? Are we getting back to the hundred acre wood again?
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 4/6/2004
This is beautiful and poignant, Janet...Garnished with symbolism..and concrete sense and structure...

Your friend from India,
Debashish
Reviewed by Bianca Boonstra 4/5/2004
Excellent write!

Visit http://www.theworldaroundus.net when you have the chance :-)
Reviewed by jude forese 4/5/2004
when we separate from ourselves we find our true meaning ...
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 4/5/2004
This is awesome. love the title
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/5/2004
This is really beautiful Janet....I keep meaning to get
your book...I am trying to buy from so many poet friends...
and it seems I just dont have time to read them all...but
one day......loved this much...good writing...floria
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/5/2004
Very Deep and beautifully written, this was outstanding,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/5/2004
(((janet)))

profound, thought provoking write with depth and wisdom. BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 4/5/2004
Now You Can Crawl Out Of Your Rabbit Hole!!

TRASK
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 4/5/2004
Positively bursting with profound reason!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 4/5/2004
Poignant write Janet..deeply profound. Lisa
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/5/2004
excellent poetry, janet! always nice to see you here; you are in my prayers!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your fellow tx. friend, karen lynn in burleson. :D

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