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It's my destiny.
When I look at you, what I see
Are changes to be made,
Sushine cloaked in shade,
A heart to shape and use
And tenderness to bruise.
You should see it in my eyes
Behind my sweet words, insincerity and lies,
The ugly creature wrapped in skin
With fists, teeth, hatred and sin.
But you guard your dreams,
The wind in your hair and the world at your feet.
And you dream your life away
As I decay.

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Reviewed by Regis Schilken 1/28/2011
Interesting thoughts but a bit morbid--but then, life seems to be a bit morbid considering that we all must pass away.

Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame 8/10/2005
And you dream your life away
As I decay.

..this hit home..hard!!!

Reviewed by Chanti Niven 8/13/2004
Ouch! This is one of those that leave me a bit speachless. I find your poetry intriguing...well written but seeming to make some sort of statement. By shocking perhaps you make a more powerful statement. This is the antithesis of all I believe but it is where I once was.
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 6/5/2004
Intriguing pic.

You are certainly a non romantic poet. Nitty gritty drives this one.
Reviewed by Mike Philbin (Reader) 9/22/2003
If you haven't already, you gotta check out the NEKROMANTIK series of movies, by German director Jorg Buttgereit who is quoted as saying, "RED HEDZ (my first novel under the pseudonym Michael Paul Peter) would make the PERFECT David Cronenberg movie." Great poem, Nicholas.
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 3/4/2003
Good poem full of depth !!!
Reviewed by C. Gourlay (Reader) 3/4/2003
powerful stuff
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 3/3/2003
Nicholas, it seems you are trying to build perfecton and yet decay inhabits your personal self. She seems to see perfection in her self; while you see change and growth toward perfection; which you cannot bring about due to your personal decay. With decay inside of you = perfection would seem impossible? Bill
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/3/2003
Why not dream together? Nice thought-provoking piece!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/3/2003
Ditto. Very deep, but well written.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 3/3/2003
Oh this one is deep.

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