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You Can Always be Rescued By The Love of A Good Woman?
by Doug Holder
Thursday, January 06, 2005
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* an examination of that cliche.

And she will be your Demeter.


She will dive


under


again and again


to your underworld,


save you from yourself


lead you from the fray


steady your shaking hand,


steer you


with her moral compass.


And she is pure


and true


as long


as the


focus


is on


you.

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 1/10/2005
Exploding a myth! Sometimes the depths are just too deep for the most accomplished swimmer.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 1/6/2005
excellent...and yes the title is a little long but it caught my attention
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 1/6/2005
i like this, but i wouldn't make the title a question. no need. may even wish to cut it down even further. make it real lean. kind of like william's "Locust tree in flower" just a thought.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/6/2005
Well a point made very simply and well done.
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