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Rubber Neck
by A PAX

Sunday, August 17, 2003

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My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down. Louisa May Alcott








Rubber Neck

Start my existence on the factory floor
Counted and boxed and shoved out the door
In a bag with my comrades, I'm hung on a peg
Deflated and lifeless, for air we now beg

Here we're trapped in our prison, and wait for the day
For the breath of life that takes slackness away
As we lay here so helpless, all head and a neck
And ponder the future, and sit and reflect

Will we go to a party, a park or a fair?
Will our diet be helium, water or air?
This waiting seems endless, please purchase us soon
The agony and ecstasy of a big blue balloon


Anita
9/16/99


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Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 8/18/2003
Loved this, superb in its flow and the picture it paints, well done Anita, a great read from an excellent write...take care, Mark xx
Reviewed by nevine Al Seidi (Reader) 8/17/2003
Anita, this poem is very refreshing. I love the way you sipped it up in the last line..
Missed you here!

Nevine Al seidi
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 8/17/2003
lol, Thank you Lady A! This was fun to read! Well done!

Jack
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader) 8/17/2003
YOU ALWAYS ROCK AND YOU KNOW IT! YOU have been MISSED!

Love,
Teresa-Emilie
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 8/17/2003
CUTE! ~Kerry
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/17/2003
very cool write!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Michael Morash (Reader) 8/17/2003
That's cool...good one.
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