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Castaways
by C. G. McGovern-Bowen

Monday, April 02, 2012
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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~Castaways~

 

Blowing in the wind

Evil thoughts so bountiful

Winged maliciousness

 

Guard thy psyche well

Piercing arrows seek a breech

Nightmare's cutting edge

 

Dreamcatcher sentry

Snagging tainted thoughts with ease

While the good fly through

 

Reverie secured

Detritus of evil trapped

Sunrise castaways

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2012 by CG McGovern-Bowen

All Rights Reserved. 04/01/12.

Santa Rosa Valley, California

 


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Reviewed by Axilea MU 4/17/2012
A lovely haiku-chain structure that uses beautiful dynamic imagery (wind, wings, blowing, arrows) so that the dreamcatcher can easily be imagined catching and filtering. Very nice!

Axilea
Reviewed by D. Vaineo 4/13/2012
Carolyn, Beautifully worded with adventurous praise.

Always,
Deborah
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 4/9/2012
Dreamcatcher's movement in time before the sunrise.
Embracing your poem in delight of a dreamcatcher.
Beautifully written C.
Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 4/8/2012
Extremely well done...the dream catcher snags good and evil dreams
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/7/2012
Your haiku/senryu are always thought-inciting and they indicate (to me) that a lot of thought is put into their creation. Thank you, Carolyn. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo 4/6/2012
One could spend a lifetime dodging those arrows. Fly free with dreams. Thought provoking poem, deep and intense. ~Best, Elizabeth
Reviewed by jude forese 4/5/2012
luv to be a castaway on your insightful and well-charted poetic islands ....
Reviewed by David Young 4/4/2012
A quadrupling haiku in a castaways delight presentation, enjoyed.
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 4/4/2012
Very much enjoyed this Pandora's box...
Best wishes, Diana..
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 4/4/2012
Thank God for these dreamcatcher castaways, Carolyn! The equivalent of spiritual internet security. xx
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/4/2012
It is strange how we seem to remember nightmares more vividly than ordinary dreams. And so many dreams evaporate when the sun comes through the window, filtered by a dream catcher.

Ron
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 4/3/2012
yes, perfect poem. very clever.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/3/2012
Carolyn, terse and rich verse that suggests selective and subjective evaluations leave the truth behind at times and find evil when none was intended -- just my interpretation of course -- this is verse that holds my attention from first word to the last -- your hallmark my dear friend -- I wish you love and peace -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 4/3/2012
How very cleverly crafted this is!!! Very well done!

Anna
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/2/2012
Powerful truths,in this beautifully written poem, C. G.!

ET
Reviewed by John Flanagan 4/2/2012
as always, Carolyn, pithy and deep
and as always a genuine pleasure
to read and savour

john
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 4/2/2012
C.G.
I loved the visual display you rendered in so well a penned piece.
Budd
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 4/2/2012
Ahhh, if it was only that easy, my friend, but more often than not evil wins the day. Loved the way you constructed this poem, very easy on the read.
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