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by Kenny J Baez

Thursday, June 29, 2006
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Rebecca, a fat angel
with Shirley Temple hair.
I train my artist's eye
- sfumato leonardo -
on her divine grace;
and solemn-faced,
plump figure
dropped from heaven.

She likes the way
Scottish people say girl
and squirrel.

Ah, you've seen too many hamburgers, gurl!
but the camera loves you.

Rebecca, a young Hitchcock,
setting the table for lunch;
my next production
will be French onion soup.

Singing a song from the musical, Rent -
an update of La Boheme.
The high note she hits at the end
could shatter glass
and send Norman Bates
running for his mother.

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/21/2011
So unique and engaging, Kenny. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 10/18/2011
That last line made me smile
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 7/16/2010
An excellent mating of images and sound ~
wit and talent ~

Reviewed by Aberjhani 7/6/2006
Brilliance and hilarity sit side by side like twins in this fantastic write.
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 7/3/2006
I especially love the last line 'send Norman Bates running for his mother'.
Reviewed by jude forese 7/1/2006
i am humbled by your humor and wit ...
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 7/1/2006
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE KEEPER IN THE FINEST BAEZ FASHION, KEN!! Totally DOES IT for me! That first stanza is just MWAH... estupendo... and, have to say, I'm with Rebecca in terms of the "tingle" factor of the soft, single gutteral voicing of those words, too. Reckon her Hamburger Heaven would be a delightful place for those free spirits who are not shy of giving the inner (wo)man full expression. Hope you've got your paintbrush out, Ken... now have visions of Jack painting Rose in Titanic... she were rather ample,too. You bring much beauty into the eyes of your beholders here, Darlin... makes me want to pinch a few cheeks!! :)) Kheeky Kate xx
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 7/1/2006
hmmm..unique it!
Thanks Kenny..

Vesna :)
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 6/30/2006

Outstanding, wit and artful... "Rebecca" takes the reader to an orchestra's first row center seat, and makes him feel the action on the stage.

Keep posting, Poet.

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 6/29/2006
This one's toasted buns! Two all-beef patties that'll make ya cry over the onion wedgie! Rebecca is cognizant of her love of burgers and Scottish brogue...where would we be without either one? I doubt the world could survive on squirrels and French onion soup. This one is well done, Kenny. You know I appreciate your written word and humor.

Reviewed by Kenny Baez 6/29/2006
You've seen too many hamburgers, girl, but the camera loves you!
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