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Death by deletion
by Janet Bellinger
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This is a requim I wrote for my novel, Teacher on the Run, after getting the rights back from Publish America. It has died an honourable death, sacrificing its life for the cause.

Tonight I lay an old friend to rest

a friend who died before her time

on the heels of her coming out party

a victim of the cruel machinations of the world

she died by deletion

and now I lay a single rose on the casket of my friend
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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/28/2006

Outstanding imagery of poetic grand in "Death by deletion".

I salute You, Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 4/22/2006
I'm with Eileen on this one. Try again. One only fails when they stop trying.
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 4/21/2006
I have known the tragedy of a untimely and too young death of a friend too. ;) Silver
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/18/2006
An excellent poem! I wish you all the best in finding the right publisher. Don't give up!
Reviewed by jude forese 4/18/2006
try breathing life back into it ... is you novel really dead or just sleeping?
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 4/17/2006
This is beautiful!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 4/16/2006
Beautiful tribute. R
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/16/2006
Emotive and meaningful, Janet. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by F William Broome 4/16/2006
Janet - Not knowing the details or the why, I cry for you, wondering why your published work had to die. I do encourage you to let it lie a bit, then look into alternatives. There must be a decent publisher out there which can give your novel the marketing it deserves. I wish good things for you. - Bill
Reviewed by Peter Paton 4/16/2006
A fitting and moving tribute....your novel will rise again, like the phoenix from the ashes !

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