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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 9/17/2005
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 6/22/2005
this poem is a wonderful symbolic venture into spiritual continuity ...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/21/2005
well done
Reviewed by The Smoking Poet 6/21/2005
Such a delicate power, of the sort that leaves one breathless with wonder and eager for flight.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 6/21/2005
Wham! You rocked it... :-) Superb write, Linda.
Reviewed by Dave Harm 6/20/2005
Like Paul said, spread your wings and fly... nothing can stop "air-giddy, weightless and trembling"
Reviewed by E. Richardson 6/20/2005
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 6/20/2005
Wow! This truly is one captivating piece, Linda.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 6/20/2005
Beautiful! I love the way this makes
me feel this morning. It's inspiring.
So nice Linda! ;)
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/20/2005
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 6/20/2005
Spread your wings and fly girl.

Paul;-)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/20/2005
Fascinating write Linda!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 6/19/2005
Then after the trembling pure joy and bliss.
Fresh clear expressions. Tip top, for sure..
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 6/19/2005
Love the expression of life within this write! Fantastic write!



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