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by Sage Sweetwater
Wednesday, January 04, 2006
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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Part II of Cipher now advancing to Decipher, a historical piece inspired by female machismo and my love for UNCENSORED erotic art and spoken word, and when we can tell a story, deliver it through poem through historical politics, religion, and sexuality ...


in the spelling
of her
such feminine
and awe-inspiring

Patron of the arts,
equestrienne, and
tax protester,
her marriage later
to fester.

Wife of earl of
Mercia, his name
rich as a golden ingot

a religious man,
a mighty Christian,
and she herself
and pestering
the earl Leofric

the earl Leofric
who earned his
fortune from trade in
later be it that he
would stoop to 
tax a lady's

Leofric and she
founded and
funded an abbey that
the rising sun,
made of waddle
and daub.

Activity in the
abbey was
the monks caped
from floor to

A gentleman Leofric
he was given respect
to manage the town's
and charity

She was a polished
horsewoman, immersed
herself in the
stayed far away
from the fancy

art portraits of
herself, she thought
for simpler things.

Leofric began 
taxing everything in
causing him
and her to
even a levy on

Later on, she would
not stand clothed for
that, and having ART
placed on a back
(that vellum book,
a real page 
the English
monk confirmed

Men have such ignoble
thoughts, never above
the waist.
The earl Leofric
had no art

She said taxes must be
reduced if this agricultural
village was to survive.

She talked to Leofric, he
he hurt his wrist when he
fell off the bar stool, "Reduce
taxes to foster the peasants like
of silly pictures?" he thought her
mad ...
no there would be no tax
reduction ... until he sobered.

Their argument became historical
she found municipal water supply
a political

Leofric began to tax pictures.
He attached a
to her
to allow some tax reduction,
never thought her to bring it to

He said ancient Greeks
and Romans viewed the
nude human body the
highest expression of
human Nature,
the earl Leofric said
if she believed
in the tax
a village
and her
love of art, then she
should lead it by riding
through the village
market place in day
and offer the villagers
her perfect nudeness.

Lady Godiva was
not ashamed of
God's work, and
she was in shape
with all the horseback

nude at noon
Lady Godiva
in company of
two clothed
females, one
on each side
of Lady Godiva,
she sat straight in
the saddle,
and relaxed,

and the villagers'
appraisal was that
of appreciation,
beyond voyeurism.

Leofric half meant it
as a joke and records
of 1057 show there
were no taxes levied
except on
ladies like me
have no

Lady Godiva, a
patron of the arts
and a lady who
had the guts to
follow through
with her crusade.



Copyright 2006 Sage Sweetwater,  firebrand lesbian novelist


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Reviewed by jude forese 1/6/2006
you place me right there ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/6/2006
You are a source of knowledge, Sage; a source with which I am not too familiar. Thank you for sharing your gifts. It is difficult to add to what others have state without sounding rather trite. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/5/2006
Oh dear, Paul... but ties in with my letter merging that I suggested yesterday, I spose... in a numeric way! What a girl... and from my own home land of Mercia... You know what we're like down these parts: all inter-related, so probably I'm descended: Aye, how are the mighty fallen. Right, that's it... I shall be down at the Town Hall protesting in time-honoured fashion when I get my next Council Tax bill. Guess I was pretty much on point with the clues of lip-smackin and organ pipes yesterday anyway. Fruity, LG, and good to see that she is your Patron, following through with your own crusade as you do. It's good for me to learn stuff about my heritage and ancestry. Thanks! :)) Kate xx
Reviewed by Paul Williams 1/5/2006
A most telling historical epic, that conveys the strength wisdom of women through the ages...I did a thesis on the female voice in historical literature, I'll see if I can dig it out, I think you'll like it. Oh! I have ignoble thoughts above the waist lol. perhaps I'm upside down? lol.
Nice work Sage, love the art work too.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/5/2006
Excellent package Sage!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 1/5/2006
Peter was brave enough to comment on the picture. Love those Brits.
Provocative write, Sage. Oh, but so many so-called "strong" men still despise "strong" women. Lady Godiva, that upstart and trouble-maker, they'd say to this day. ;-)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/5/2006
Excellent write, Sage; very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Peter Paton 1/5/2006
Your startling and adventurous works are a breath of fresh air in the Den Sage !
You are forever stretching the boundaries of our imagination and inventiveness with your cultured and intuitive labours
I must say I love the graphic picture,.... still I am a connoisseur
of the human body...lols
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 1/5/2006
That's who I thought it was, but was afraid to guess...
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/5/2006
Ah, your mind, it borders on chaos, historical tid-bits, frivolity and genusis (won't ever say that but once, so swell pridefully). Given all that it is no wonder you are taking AD by storm.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/5/2006
Quite an epic historical tale, Sage - and very well done!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/4/2006
Sage you are so full of talent that it must ooze out of your pours as you sleep, otherwise there'd be no putting up with you;-) Bravo on this splendid story/prose! You make misty minds come alive!
Kudo's to Peter;-)

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/4/2006
I am learning alot of stuff from you, young lady...thanks, Ed

PS: if you're contemplating the Lady Godiva gig, I simply must drive out to Colorado...LOL!

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Dominga Rio of Cuero

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