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The Hour
by Janet Brice Parker
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The hour slides into my thoughts.
I feel a brush across my face,
as if a hot wind was initiating
a plan to hold me captive,
to do itís dirty work and have me
in itís grasp.
The hour is the same each day
A time of dispirited emptiness.
A time that could extend into
intervals without ceasing.
The hostile wind blows heat
into my integral being and creates
raw color within my surroundings.
long shadows and pale sun.
Dead leaves deflate me.
There is no joy in the sound
of animals troding across death.
But, I will take possession of this hour.
I will not remain in distraction
or allow it to clothe me in
itís damp cold attire.
The hour will be mine in glory
and peace.
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Reviewed by Dawn Richerson
love the action, seize-the-day philosophy
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen
Always live for the moment. Excellant pen
Reviewed by George Jackson
This is excellent poetry, laced with haunting images. Beautiful.
Reviewed by jude forese
exceptional composition! extrememly focused ponderance of being ...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Fantastic write!
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Another beauty.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
When an hour holds you in its grasp and has you do its dirty work is a flight of poetic fantasy genius. Kudos!

Ron
Reviewed by Dave Harm
To live for the hour, not giving into depression - what wonderful thoughts.
Reviewed by Pier Tyler
Awesome. I'm talking the kind...with my mouth wide open.
Awesome lines...
(Dead leaves deflate me.
There is no joy in the sound
of animals troding across death.
But, I will take possession of this hour.
I will not remain in distraction
or allow it to clothe me in
itís damp cold attire.
The hour will be mine in glory
and peace.)

Simply visionary!
Reviewed by Sue Hess
wow, you conquered it, in prose at least...this is excellent writing
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
I really like this one Janet, some profound thoughts, well penned.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Although you spent the majority of the well-written poem contemplating woe, you finally, at the end, said what had to be said.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
As always your poetry is so full of passion it leaves me without the words to describe how much i like it. Well done Janet.

Felix
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Superb poem Janet! One of your best! You capture the struggle of life's dualities and make the right choice in the end! Fantastic!
I applaud you!;-)

Love, Eileen
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