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Shadows In The Jungle
by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie

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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 4/21/2003
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 (Reader) 4/21/2003
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 3/17/2003
Well Done. A wonderful trio!!!

Love from India - Joel -
Reviewed by Dale Clark 3/17/2003
You've captured this very well. Great collaboration.
Reviewed by the phantom pheonix (Reader) 3/17/2003
nice teamwork pon a very awesome poem nicely wirtten
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 3/17/2003
What a team. You three did an excellent job.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/17/2003
Outstanding writing by three wonderful talents. You took me there.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 3/17/2003
Excellent teaming up....excellent write!!!!
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 3/16/2003
Wonderful writing by all
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 3/16/2003
Splendid collaboration!!! :) Searing and image-filled, strong absorbing write.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/16/2003
A Triumphant Trio;-)!Great work...keep writing!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/16/2003
WoW! You authors done it right!
Reviewed by richard poor 3/16/2003
i agree with peg!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/16/2003
Well written. Great collaboration.

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