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Dark Offerings
by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

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This man,

Like a Dark and Angry God

I pray to on my knees,

Wondering if he can ever be pleased…

His love a drug I can’t live without-

His eyes a prison I can’t escape,

Even if I wanted to…



His body,

Chiseled from stone,

His eyes,

Hard and cold,

Watching every move I make,

Won’t leave me alone…



Gazing out through dark green orbs,

Carved in a face I can’t forget…

He is all I need,

A feast my heart

Craves to feed upon-

A dream captured in a storm

Of emotion so strong,

That I cannot sleep

Without seeing his image

In my darkest hour…

Revealing for all to see,

A base desire that resides deep

Within my twisted heart…



A Dark and lovely God,

I Can’t help but love…



God, Demon, or Man Beast-

Does it really matter?

Cut me, make me bleed…

My blood is yours to drink-

Kiss me,

Suck the moisture from my soul-

You are the only God I know.

The only man I could ever love,

The only thing that could save me,

From myself…



This God of mine,

A Dark Lord who lay dreaming,

When he heard his lowly minion screaming;

Came and plucked her from the grave,

And looked at what was left to save…

A child scarred, bruised and bloodied,

But brave enough to survive the fall,

With courage to live after all…



And you, Dark God,

Do you claim her to be your Child Bride,

Or is she just another slave for you to sacrifice

On your altar of Dark Offerings…

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Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/29/2003
Outstanding, extraordinary, what a fantiastic write

William
Reviewed by the phantom pheonix (Reader) 4/29/2003
THIS WAS BEYOND AWESOME FANTASTIC JOB ON THIS POEM
Reviewed by Digital Fairy 4/29/2003
Whoa... I'm left speechless, this graphically profound composition was awesome!

--Karissa
Reviewed by Patricia Gomes 4/29/2003
Retta - 3 thumbs up!
Reviewed by Dove (Reader) 4/29/2003
wwwwwoooooowwwww.....such explosive creativity that is different..I like it Retta..
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 4/29/2003
Dear Retta, You explode in this one. Great


YF
tony
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/29/2003
Retta, Ahhhhhhh!!!!! total submission. Well done.
Reviewed by Shelley Moss (Reader) 4/29/2003
Excellent Retta! Such powerful use of words, leaving one to feel the impact of your pain. I would love a visit from you. Best wishes!
Reviewed by Trixie Love 4/29/2003
Hi Reindeer,
Fantastic write....

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 4/29/2003
Very Nice Retta!!

Jack
Reviewed by Christine Morell 4/29/2003
A breathtaking poem...so powerful.
Chrissie
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 4/29/2003
ditto........
Reviewed by Josephine Bohen 4/29/2003
am totally with Ted on this one
wow power here
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/29/2003
oh my! reindeer your in big trouble;-) This fantastic, outstanding poem, is so powerful and so perfectly described, that anyone who has been there(i have)would have to worry about you!Hope it's in your past;-)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/29/2003
outstanding write, reindeer! :) (((HUGS)))
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/29/2003
Great ending! It creates a need for the answering poem...........Dirty dog, am I not, to challenge you like this?

I really got into this poem as you can tell. Great write!
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 4/29/2003
This is grrrrreeeeeeeeaaaaaaaatttttttttttt!
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