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L. G. Figgins

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Metamorphosis
by L. G. Figgins
Sunday, June 19, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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In my cocoon I vibrate asleep-shut out from the light

A thin veneer of day glows through the silk layers that hold me fast

My tensiled tomb unravels when a breeze or a breath spins it 'round

Sound silent as the thoughts that hold me in-but slowly I am transformed

I feel a stutter in time-a flutter of freedom in shadow

Illusive truth forms the buds of wings

I push the boundaries-break through the limits of my existance

The brightness of light leaves me dizzy-it's aura surrounds me

A tentative spread and then I sail on a sea of air-giddy, weightless and trembling



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Reviewed by Anne Brooks
A positive poem where a miracle of life is engendered: also deeply philosophical.. As life can be seen as transformation. Anne.
Reviewed by jude forese
this poem is a wonderful symbolic venture into spiritual continuity ...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well done
Reviewed by The Smoking Poet
Such a delicate power, of the sort that leaves one breathless with wonder and eager for flight.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams
Wham! You rocked it... :-) Superb write, Linda.
Reviewed by Dave Harm
Like Paul said, spread your wings and fly... nothing can stop "air-giddy, weightless and trembling"
Reviewed by E. Richardson
Beautiful write...lovely imagery and methaphor...you know, at first I thougt you were doing a spin on Kafka...glad to see it was not that.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Wow! This truly is one captivating piece, Linda.
Reviewed by Dale Clark
Beautiful! I love the way this makes
me feel this morning. It's inspiring.
So nice Linda! ;)
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
Sooooo wish I wrote this! Love it and the unique perspectives coupled with fresh imagery and metaphor just SING!! I am transformed by this - the sign of GREAT poetry! Am saving, thank you. Kate xx
Reviewed by Paul Williams
Spread your wings and fly girl.

Paul;-)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Fascinating write Linda!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Then after the trembling pure joy and bliss.
Fresh clear expressions. Tip top, for sure..
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Love the expression of life within this write! Fantastic write!
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