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The Man in the Middle
by Debra (DM) Kraft

Saturday, May 03, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Another new one; this came together very quickly. Possibly categorized as a character study, it's a simple piece about a complex soul.


The Man in the Middle

He’s the man in the middle,
t
he one in between,
n
either built like a mountain
n
or a twig, but he’s lean.

You might overlook him;
h
e tends to keep out of sight.
He will stand in the shadows,
but can handle the light.

He’s cautious and cunning.
He can battle the best.
He can quiet the mountain,
d
rive the twig to its nest.

His senses are stunning;
h
e’s always aware.
No one controls him.
He won’t fall for a dare.

Never question his honor.
Never step on his pride.
Befriend him, defend him,
a
nd he’ll stand by your side.

He’ll fight for your honor
a
s well as his own,
b
ut don’t try to crowd him;
h
e needs time alone.

He’s not chauvinistic
y
et plies chivalric art.
He’s the man in the middle;
h
e’s the one in your heart.
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Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/8/2008
This is wonderful in rhyme, verse, and meaning. Not a word wasted.
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 5/3/2008
Debra, the silenced one is usually the one in the middle...just like the middle child...never standing out or getting all the love, but they grow up to be wise old owls full of knowledge and common sense because they had to fight for what they got. Enjoyed this much!!!
Reviewed by John Leko 5/3/2008
...with wonderful colors of wisdom...your poetic verse describes the likeness of a middle man...given all the right definition.
very well done Debra...
John
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/3/2008
Debra,

Seen but not heard. Silence is a skill my friend. Everything passes through him but nothing gets past him. Great rhyme and flow. Peace, Love and Blessings Always,Paul.
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 5/3/2008
Such talent, Debra...an art of rhyming to live for. Gene.
Reviewed by Selene Skye 5/3/2008
How BEAUTIFUL!!! Ahhhh, if there were only any of these middle men left. They are far and between! Do you have the luck to know someone who is like this =)?
Hugs
Selene



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