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Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie

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R & J Complex
by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Friday, May 16, 2003

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His black blood,
Stained my hands,
And though I tried
To wipe them clean,
I could still smell his life's
Fluid on my flesh...

Long ago,
When the world was still young,
We were lovers,
He and I,
Touched by the beauty
In each other's eyes-

But that was when youth was still true ,
Still clung to our souls,
When dreams were just a breath away,
And Truth and Loyalty
Never wavered or trembled or changed...

That was the time for Gods,
And Dark Castles...
Soul Searches we were,
He and I,
King of all Tomorrow,
Knight of all time to come-
Joined by love,
To a young Queen of Yesterday...

Our love,
Our coming together,
Made the world tremble,
And caught us up,
In a joy of life,
We were never to forget.
Or forgive...

Now though,
Black Knight lies dying in my arms,
His life's blood spilling onto my lap...
As I,
Dark Queen of Yesterday,
Try to hold close the widening gap...

The life of my beloved,
Seeps through my fingers,
I know it will not be long,
Before he passes,
And Eternity will end here...

Thus,
I have no fear or regret,
As I draw his double-edged sword,
Deep across my ribs...
For as Adam was all to Eve,
So he is to me...

And rather that our blood mingle together,
Damned or freed,
Then for him to leave,
And I to stay...

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Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 5/17/2003
Very intense ... grabs hold of the reader and won't let go.

~Joseph
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 5/17/2003
WOW Reindeer...This is some excellent writing. Don't know what more to say

"And rather that our blood mingle together,
Damned or freed,
Then for him to leave,
And I to stay..."

Damn that is good
Reviewed by Trixie Love 5/17/2003
GM Reindeer,
One dark powreful write...

Excellent job...

Hugs,
Trixie :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/17/2003
intense, dramatic write, reindeer! very nice job! :) (((HUGS))) and love, your texas friend, karen lynn. :)
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 5/17/2003
You are one dark and mysterious lady.
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen 5/17/2003
Retta,
Good piece, unusual...dramatic, intense and more!
peace,
Rodney Evan Bohen
Reviewed by Christine Morell 5/17/2003
Dramatic, intense, powerful, dark and so sad. An outstanding piece Reinderr.
Chrissie
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/17/2003
Very intense!!

Love
Tinka
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 5/17/2003
Like Romeo and Juliet... It is hard to live without your dream.. you love.. your soul mate.. What an incredible write.. Definitely worthy of publication!!!
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 5/17/2003
Good Morning,Retta
A lovely write!



tony
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/16/2003
a lovely write
excellent ..... Reindeer

william
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 5/16/2003
You tell the great and deep story in your writes. Love them stories......
All is better on my end of the world......
Hugs........
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/16/2003
Very good. Love the knight bit. Very intense.
Reviewed by Eroica Mendoza 5/16/2003
intense! i like this...
Reviewed by Bonnie Torrente 5/16/2003
WOW! Retta, I'm so impressed! It's lovely. To write at this depth, you've had to have suffered. The pain is real, I could feel it. Excellent.
Bonnie
Reviewed by Dove (Reader) 5/16/2003
Beautiful Retta..Sounds like you've actualy been there..HHHhhhhhmmmmm...Thought to wonder..

Love you, Dove
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