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A Touch Of Sadness
by Gwen Dickerson
Saturday, April 23, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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(Three short entries)

A Critter Spoke To Me

A critter spoke to me
It asked:
Why do earthlings kill
If not for food?

* * * *

Splattered Blood

Splattered blood
Amongst broken glass
Results of the unexpected

Horror of moment's tragic refrain
Will those involved
Ever love again?

* * * *

Memories-Sad

One can not avoid
Sad memories
Yet, one must desire
To not get lost in them

When they visit
Reflect, if you must
Then fight to pull away

Or else.....

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Reviewed by Dale Harrison (Reader) 8/22/2005
Splattered Blood reminds me of the London bombings this year, and how the people involved must have thought, and Memories is the best piece of advice i'v never been given. Really good.
Reviewed by Robert Williams 7/13/2005
That "critter" reminded me of the purported cannibal that the pioneering anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski reported after his ethnography of the Trobrianders, who asked "how can the Europeans eat all that meat?" from the people being killed during WWI. When Malinowski replied they weren't being eaten, the cannibal asked perplexedly "why would they kill without a purpose?"
Reviewed by Victor Farrell 5/22/2005
The older one gets the harder it seems to be to pull away. A much appreciated piece.
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 5/6/2005
Well done, Gwen! Very much enjoyed.
Reviewed by Linda Roman 4/27/2005
Nice, thanks for sharing
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 4/24/2005
If That's All You Got To Think About Bad Memories _You Need Something Else To PRE-OCCUPY Your Mind_Like Bad Dreams We All Have Them,i.e. Do Not Look Back...

Credit For Write...

TRASK
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/24/2005
Excellent message poem!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/23/2005
You got that right, Gwen!
When they visit
Reflect, if you must
Then fight to pull away

Or else.....
Hope you are okay!
We all get a taste of those sad ones!

Love,
Eileen

Reviewed by Dave Harm 4/23/2005
These would all fit in well at 12-step meetings... death, love, and memories, quite a trio...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/23/2005
The last one has a great messae in it. thanks for sharing such gems with us.
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/23/2005
There is a time to grieve and a time to move on, but memories will never be lost.
Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 4/23/2005
"To not get lost in them" -- ahhhh there's the rub!



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