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Bright Red
by +Steven Curtis Lance
Tuesday, February 07, 2006
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"The big wheel keeps on turning so they say"

Bright Red


Three kids a cat a book which is bright red

I hold it in hardcover and I say

"I hope one of my kids will call today"

While a cat purrs his friendship by my head

This book has nothing to do with the one

Who posed as my wife once to steal my life

Nor any of those other horrors done

To me taking advantage of my trust


Three kids a cat a book no boom no bust


The kids have all grown up and gone away

Today the only child left here is me

And I will never grow up but someday

They will come back to scatter on the sea

My elemental essence which will be

Close-followed by a book which is bright red

The cat will be all right with his nine lives

Along with the kids their husbands and wives


The big wheel keeps on turning so they say


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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/7/2006
We have the same wish to be scattered to the ocean!!

Now stay forever young!!

Wonderful write with a touch of humor!!

Love Tinka

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Felix Perry 2/7/2006
So right you are steve, we writers I think cannot grow up, it isn't in our genes, imagination if nothing else will always keep us grounded in the world of Never Never Land and not the MJ one but the Peter Pan variety.

Reviewed by Jane Rodway 2/7/2006
Yes, it does keep on turning, and so will your words after you- bittersweet, a good balance of both, plus lots of wisdom.
Reviewed by Dara Keenan (Reader) 2/7/2006
Three kids, a cat and a book...what more could anyone want from life!! This is great!!!

My poem would have to say: One kid, 7 cats, 3 dogs and no!

Take care!
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