Shadows In The Jungle
by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Sunday, March 16, 2003
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*This was a collaboration between Bertram Daniels, Jimmy Mills & Reindeer
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Darkness has faded,
Illumination has taken over,
Flares light the jungle,
As the shadows dance...
The hunter's gun glints,
In the pale moonlight,
Men stalk their prey
In the dancing shadows of the night...
I lay prone,
ready to give my life,
Men fighting men-
who's to say who is right?
Thinking of those I love,
As I creep through the night,
Longing for some action,
Who will give me the satisfaction?
Please God forgive me,
for what I'm about to do...
Looking for their eyes,
Wondering what I'll see...
Are they feeling the same fear as me?
Only time will tell-
I'm about to make my move...
time to take the lives,
Of these men I never knew-
Will they be mourned by their family?
Or will fate carve my name on a gravestone?
Ah, but the destiny of my fate,
Is my own...
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|Reviewed by Michelle
|Wonderful and thought provoking. This makes you think about the choices you make in life and justifications behind them. Bravo-great job.|
|Reviewed by Jimmy Mills
|Rein--again. I have enjoyed working with you on this. You are so amazing and fun to work with. Thanks for the great time. Jim|
|Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J
|Well Done. A wonderful trio!!!
Love from India - Joel -
|Reviewed by Dale Clark
|You've captured this very well. Great collaboration.|
|Reviewed by the phantom pheonix
|nice teamwork pon a very awesome poem nicely wirtten|
|Reviewed by Sara Coslett
|What a team. You three did an excellent job.|
|Reviewed by Paul Berube
|Outstanding writing by three wonderful talents. You took me there.|
|Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
|Excellent teaming up....excellent write!!!!|
|Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
|Wonderful writing by all|
|Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
|Splendid collaboration!!! :) Searing and image-filled, strong absorbing write.|
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|A Triumphant Trio;-)!Great work...keep writing!|
|Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
|WoW! You authors done it right!|
|Reviewed by richard poor
|i agree with peg!|
|Reviewed by Kate Clifford
|Well written. Great collaboration.|