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Your Saint My Beast
by Cathrine Hottran

Monday, May 16, 2005
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For my brother!


Itís your saint,
But my beast,
Itís my hunger,
But your feast,

Itís your comfort,
But my shack,
I prefer distance,
While you want her back.

To you a steady shoulder,
To me a cold cheek,
You see strength,
I see weak.

To you an angel,
To me itís callow,
You found love,
And I found shallow.

To me a shade,
To you a home,
Your place of light.
My nightmare zone.

My reality,
Is not yours,
And then again,
Yours too, not mine, of course.
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Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 6/26/2005

Absolutely brilliant poem!!!
This is real raw talent and you have it!
I loved it ....it's that good..Im serious!
Write on- Right -on!
I will bw checking you out for more of this great style
and captivating content.
all the best',
Rich Criso Suarez
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 6/3/2005

An intriguing striking thoughtsīcomposition.
"Your Saint My Beast" flows on to the wise lake.

Outstanding reading from a magnificent writing.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
P.S.:

>>> On the third stanza - fourth line, I read:
"I see weakness."
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/29/2005
How differently one's view of things can be. How well you express this here, Cathrine. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by jude forese 5/18/2005
this reminds me of the adage "to each his own" ... you have explored this premise superbly ...
Reviewed by Dale Clark 5/17/2005
Sounds familiar!
Reviewed by E. Richardson 5/17/2005
a sharp insight into perspective...good job!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/17/2005
A fascinating poem - especially to me, since my sister and I have never ever seen things the same way since we were tiny tykes.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 5/16/2005
It is always interesting to me, how two people can look at the same thing and see something completely different. When it involves a sibling, tolerance and acceptance are the best avenues to follow.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Brian Pellerino 5/16/2005
C

Great paradox stew! You are evolving....

B
Reviewed by Kathleen Herrick 5/16/2005
Don't know about siblings since I haven't any to compare with. At least you have that.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/16/2005
Flashing back and forth so vividly it almost makes the reader ache wanting to find a way to bridge the gap that seems so wide yet siblings are still so close.
Felix
Reviewed by Paul Williams 5/16/2005
Excellent write loved the contrasts

Paul;-]
Reviewed by Henry Lefevre 5/16/2005
May you find what you are looking for,
y vaya con Dios.

When it comes to Norway, my favorite hangout is Bergen.

Hank
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/16/2005
Well Penned
Enjoyed much
we all been there at one time or another
with family members

William ....Peace & Love
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/16/2005
We can't walk in each others shadows, each one marches to the drummers in their hearts.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/16/2005
Excellent write!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by June Thompson 5/16/2005
wow this brings back some memories for me! well done
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/16/2005
Fantastic expression of thoughts!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 5/16/2005
Sounds like a brilliant expose of familial love and affection to me! Where would we all be without the counterbalance of the "advice we can't possibly take and don't want to hear - but which is in our best interest and always (damn it!) so right"?! Sibling love is surely something else and is just such a curious mix of (dare we say it?!) protection and self-sacrifice. I truly enjoyed this little-covered subject in this crisp and lucid write - thank you. Kate
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/16/2005
You did a beautiful job of word juxtaposition
with this one C. Excellent poem!

Alrisha
Reviewed by Heidi K (Reader) 5/16/2005
very good write as always,sad truth though.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 5/16/2005
Sure sums up many away a relationship ends.
One only realises what one has lost, in the aftermouth of its destruction..
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