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Xeroxed Memories and Programmed Pains
by Susan K. de Vegter

Monday, January 29, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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i don't have much to show for love
quiet tracks and tracks of tears
the salty type that never leaves
the sort that stays for years
i've Xeroxed memories...programmed pains
with life's ill-fated turns
i've shook and trembled through dark hells
my hopes were torn and burned
i've tried real hard to disconnect
my mind from this torn heart
i've thrown myself into my work
even split my soul in parts
then tried to cry through dried tears
each drop a hollow echo
the serenade of saddened years
the film in vibrant techno
then life returned a few years back
i awoke without the weight
great tonnage shifted from my heart
it made my body shake
reality crept and wakened
the bitter side of me
opened up my insight
set my spirit free
i have no clue, just why, just then
i knew the chains were gone
my focus set itself to shine
my tomorrows found a home
this woman who before was shaken
now was full of strength
i moved with stealth on shards of pain
stalking tears I had to wrench
i decided then and there
to let these old loves die
just then my wings opened up
i found my strength to fly
i've soared since then and conquered scars
i found this woman-woman
she's the best I've ever been
its love she's sees now coming
i have a heart so beautiful
to give and share again
he's out there thinking where is she while I'm here...seeking him.

2007 Susan Kathryn de Vegter

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 2/4/2007
A heart-on-your-sleeve tome.

Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 1/30/2007
Excellent!!!!Well done my friend, love Holly
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/30/2007
A wonderful portrait cameo of life inside and outside a love-lorn heart and mind, encased within a tender body. Beautiful descriptions and you pace this just so perfectly that we can literally feel that rise in your wings as you begin to soar again. It was news to me recently that caterpillars turn to a mushy liquid goo before metamorphosing into that exotic winged creature. I hadn't ever given much heed to the "magic" of the process, but makes sense to me. That goo-stage can seem to keep us contained or bedridden forever at the time, but the new gelling and shaping will increasingly creep in, bringing with it fresh energies and new forms. Love the way you take us from musty and stained black and white papers to the shining of the colourful butterfly's wings! TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/30/2007
This one poignantly drives the message home, of two seeking the other. Hope still remains in beautiful verse...maybe one day, we'll meet.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Michael Mathieu 1/30/2007
Well,this makes me feel like there's hope somewhere for me,Trust is a big issue with me and of course love,You have a big loving heart that you prove in your writes.I'm trying to move on with my life and i will.Loved your write,Excellent
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/30/2007
This is a special write by a special lady, as you unfold the timeline of your life, the love that you have to offer is abundant and yes there is someone out there for you to love again, perhaps even more than one but regardless a heart such as yours is a prize most men will value.

Reviewed by CJ Heck 1/30/2007
This is excellent, Susan, so full of hope and uplifting thoughts! A real pleasure to read.
Love and best wishes,
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/30/2007

Outstanding write. It does get a little better each day.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/30/2007
It sounds like you've mastered the art of flying, Susan - Soar On!
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/30/2007
Freeing oneself from past memories can lead to a new and vibrant life.
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 1/29/2007
Life is full of surprises. When we feel everything is lost, all doors closed, a window opens. Great poem. Victor
Reviewed by Rafiriio Daniels 1/29/2007
this is truly a gem....I enjoyed the words that you have displayed for the readers enjoyment....
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/29/2007
Another outstanding write Susan
Most enjoyable reading
Love the picture "GREAT VIEW"

Love Peace
Reviewed by Simon Barreiros 1/29/2007
Love your work...You are such a treasure.
Love you,
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 1/29/2007
Now thats a real love story.

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