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Born On A Rotten Day
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In this wickedly funny guide, professional astrologer Hazel Dixon-Cooper casts off sugar-coated astrology in favor of exploring the maladjusted side of the zodiac. If you..  
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After King Kong
by Dawn Richerson
Thursday, April 20, 2006
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Of course I should have predicted
that through skittish eyes you would see me
a monstrosity, freak of nature
out for your destruction,
necessary to ensure
my own satisfaction.

It makes for a good story, your
version of the truth. Distortion fails to dim
the gentle unfolding of hope
loveís long life-wish,
fierce flame your fear
could not extinguish.

You paint me in strokes of red,
speak of my heart blackened by confusion
resounding in my mind; yet,
a thousand voices
echo in your dreams
of unmade choices.

In the forest clearing I stand abandoned
and no one sees tears of clarity, nor cares,
nor dares to come close enough
to see the stricken smile
made more crooked by
your accusations vile.

Shall I relinquish what love remains
and beat my chest or bare my teeth? Shall I
rage at the lonely moon?
So long as I am beast,
I shall reach for beauty.
On this small love Iíll feast.
 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Superb poetry, Dawn. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well said
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Powerful insightful write!
Reviewed by George Jackson
Very clever. I enjoyed this.
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader)
Another gem from one of the Queens Of Vision.
Love the images in this one.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Him is dim, howl at that moon from the top of the empire, he, you can drop from the top.. WTG
Reviewed by jude forese
outstanding poetry, Dawn ... i'm really impressed by your passion and clarity ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Outstanding poetry!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Dawn,

Stellar poetry, very well written and expressed; well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Your poetic passion is awesome Dawn!This is stunning poetry!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Sue Hess
dawn this is excellent, the title drew me in and the poem was exquisite...
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