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Bright conqueror
by Janet Bellinger

Saturday, February 25, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Bright conqueror


 


I squint my eyes against the sun


invading the kitchen like a bright conqueror


blindingly bright on this March morning


injecting serotonin into my brain


I throw my arms out to the conquering sun in the first rush after the injection


and I get another hit


 


Iím a fly bumbling to life on the windowsill


in the winter sun


stupidly blinking in the kitchen


on my route of escape from the computer room


I must have worn a path into the linoleum, going back and forth


and I have an ulcer in my mouth to prove it


from all those olives wantonly sucked


in order to get a sense of accomplishment from something, anything


talk about oral fixation


at least Iím not drinking at the moment


but that could all be changed in an instant


mwaha


oh, Iíll have another hit of serotonin instead


 


Janet Bellinger


c 2006

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/19/2006
The emotions of the moment; the ambiance that you create via your verses bask the reader in the light of the "bright conqueror." Thank you, Janet. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 3/8/2006

"Bright conqueror" conquered my INNERmind's attention from the first line to the closing line, I had to heed the blinking of those --diamond pieces -- cut in brilliant form (READ WORDS) for their message and and contents.

Please check the closing lines... I could read the word "MWAHA".

You have the tools, the GIFT and the knowledge... DON'T LET YOUR PEN REST.

I salute You, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/7/2006
A powerful and charged write Janet
You need a good break...
Peter
Reviewed by Shoma Mittra 2/25/2006
This is a fantastic piece on the serotonin syndrome, Janet. Very strong imagery used . I enjoyed reading this one.



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