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The Angel & The Glass
by Marlene Dawn
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One lawyer on the 25th floor lately spends time lagging as he wanders endlessly.
What to say next or whom I say it to.
Days filled with haunting memories
of days gone past ripping at his inner core.
Stumbling upon a pencil mark
after a jug of potent drinks are drunk.
Glass broken all over the floor as the
skin is ripped leaving bloody footprints.
He crashed into a bed of lice infested sheets
feeling no one really cares but the lice that
feast off the cells of his dirty body.
He sleeps in his own puke until a rat
crawls across his chest at noon. 
Dehydrated he opens his eyes.
There sat an angel & a glass of water.

copyright marlene reid 2003


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Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Excellant powerful penning Marlene! The twist at the end, yes I 100% agree...BRILLIANT!
Reviewed by jude forese
the fall of success powerfully portrayed...
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Marlene...this was powerful...floria
Reviewed by Dale Clark
Stunning piece! Profound and Unique!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
Marlene, well you woke me up! This is just an outstanding piece of work. This is one of those that once wasn't enough, so I went back for a second helping. Loved the images this produced. Lisa
Reviewed by Kevin Mc Crum (Reader)
WHOA! Got to read this again. Sent my brain spinning it did! Amazing work!
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Reviewed by Handsum Hart
enjoyed readin this, it's certainly unique Marlene, right down to the ending, I'm at a lost for words.
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang
Loved the ending! Nice twist! Brilliant!
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader)
Hi Marlene I really liked the ending allot, Al
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader)
Very insightful poem of that lawyer.
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