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Abused
by Susan K. de Vegter
Tuesday, January 02, 2007
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Is it to be a mere memory
When passion demands release
Is it an iota of lusted fate
A figment come to tease
So sad is the moment
As reality names the deed
When rusted claims the closure
As a lonely heart bleeds
Will fate claim this victory
When one spirit is refused
To let the passion cede at last
To the other heart... abused.

Copyright 2007
Susan Kathryn de Vegter



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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/7/2007
Codependency, they call it. I prefer independence to the passion of abuse.

Ron
Reviewed by Butch Howard 1/3/2007
Such deep sadness in this write Susan. I think sorrow is the impetus for powerful creativity and I see yours at work here in this heart wrenching write. Well done.
~Butch
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 1/3/2007
Powerful write Susan; intersting choice of words from such a gentle heart. Love Holly
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/3/2007
P o w e r f u l sadness in gutwrenching poetry, Susan; effectively penned. Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/3/2007
OMG...something that I can relate to!!

Touching read Susan!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 1/3/2007
Beautiful write about such a heartwrenching topic, Susan.

Thank you for sharing,
From the Heart of an Artist Quiet Storm
Reviewed by . ignis 1/3/2007
Circumstance of length, width, heighth and time trap all complex matter and all it is physically capable of. Spirits are free but trapped inside matter. On time dimension and time will disappear. It is nearer than we think.

RAge
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 1/3/2007
Lots of deep thought and heart fills these lines. Enjoyed
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/3/2007
Susan,

You give one much to think about in this excellent write. Passion can abuse but passion can also love. So many fine lines can be drawn between words and where do we seperate them. We've no choice but to leave it to our individuality.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 1/3/2007
Wow! A write that so many can relate to. So much abuse throughout our land today, a memory though mere that can haunt one for a lifetime.
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Approximately Naive 1/3/2007
Abused - passion? What a contrast. Passion dressed up as lust? A guy once said to me - and it made me feel uncomfortable - that 'compared to divine love, man's love was lust'. Had me asking myself, 'do i lust my wife, and does she lust me?'
Ah, the travails of passion
Reviewed by Pierre Ortega 1/2/2007
Excellent, I can really feel myself in this, You write me so well, I feel you too in everything you write. Thank U for this. LOve Pierre.
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan 1/2/2007
Wowser Susan, this one screams at me of the devastation of a broken heart. Some suffer in silence, while others cry out for tht compassion Jeff speaks of. It hurts no matter how you look at it and you've captured every salted tear and mournful ache. This makes me think about the similarity between the end of passion and a love so huge it hurts. Mighty fine line...mighty fine poem.

Love, Taylor
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 1/2/2007
Fate can wreck our wildest dreams. Alas we are mere puppets in its hands. Great poem. Victor
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 1/2/2007
And not just passion, but COMpassion is so often needed, where (and when) there is none. So often, we are colder than what we perceive ourselves to be, when we shut that door of compassion, and thus we truly come to a point of being virtually inhumane and... bordering as well on being inhuman. Love and humanity are about compromise and compassion, as much as they are about lust and passion; and, without all mutually synergistic components, there always will be a glaring imbalance. You have made the point quite eloquently in this small space of a write - I applaud you. -- Jeff
Reviewed by Simon Barreiros 1/2/2007
Enjoyed the poem. Love, and passion flow from your pen and are welcomed through my eyes.
I remember the early broken heart
I carried about in school
Still it always as then
Finds a way to mend
Never to grow cool

love ya Susan
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 1/2/2007
great closing good job thanks for sharing
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/2/2007
When love and passion is imbalance, the lesser will suffer. Good write, Susan!!!!!!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/2/2007
Beautiful Poem you have scribed here Susan
Love & passion was meant to share
To please , not to refuse, the pains are too deep
One can be scared forever

William
Love & peace
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/2/2007
"When one spirit is refused . . ." The myraid of emotions coming from this short, but powerful poem, is mighty and at the same time, humbling . . .
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/2/2007
This is deep in memories that were once sated and now must lie subdued.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/2/2007
Your passion pours into this one as your heart pours into love,,,we give love wholeheartedly and when it is not returned we feel the pain of dejection like the cut of a knive. You can capture these writes so well for you have experienced and will experience again both the good and the bad of love Susan, and you know that to love is to live even when it ends in pain.

Fee
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