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Scarring Ceremony
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Wednesday, May 18, 2005
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In Africa, the patterned face is a symbol
of a warrior heart or life’s triumph over suffering unspeakable.

The cuts heal to form mounds of intersecting lines –
a reminder of one’s heritage.

This morning, the light falls in a peculiar slant,
joining with shadow to form a triangular blade
with saw-like teeth.

It falls across my chest and pierces me,
reminding me of the grace by which I rise to face
what day will bring.

The light traces my past of pain which heals slowly,
and I can barely glimpse the promise of beauty
to be revealed in me.

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Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Absolutely outstanding, this is so deep and poignant, just outstanding poetry,

Reviewed by George Jackson
A brilliant piece of work, Dawn.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
Excellent Dawn!

Peace, Carole
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
Outstanding Dawn, I really appreciate your work, for it is so real.

Reviewed by jude forese
no doubt, i have glimsped the hope you have revealed in this poem ... it is the anticipation of the warrior ...
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Beautifully put.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Excellent yet again!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Dawn, this left me shaking my head in wonder, at your brilliance!

Reviewed by Paul Williams
Superb insightful write Dawn.

Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Very profound write. Thanks for the info, I love learning new things.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

A powerful, thought provoking, poignant write that resonated deep within my soul. Thank you for this one--

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Sue Hess
wonderfully written
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