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  Golden Masque
by Robin Ouzman Hislop
Tuesday, December 16, 2003


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inside the golden masque,
demogogue,
Midas touch embalmed

Tutankhan,
holy of holies,
blasphemes.
slow poison, sacrifice

seals sky & hay,
a thousand faces,
a corn doll, peasants

trample on. inside
the golden masque,
fear, grief, poison in relief.


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Golden Masque


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Reviewed by ***** ********* (Reader)
Impressive write, almost "flashy" considering your other works, this one contains a metaphorical terseness quite unlike some of your other more elegaic and alliterative writes!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Outstandingly awesome; but you are used to it. Thank you for this offering. Love and peace, Regis.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
"Golden Masque" knowledge and wisdom defining ambition and indifference, leaving the inner arcane to be found through heedful thoughts.

Very esoteric is the first feeling of "Golden Masque", but the answer comes clear as one re-reads through its lines.

May You, Poet Robin Ouzman Hislop enjoy a Memorable Season.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU

FOR A COUNTRY OF LOVE AND TOGETHERNESS
IN AN EMPIRE UNDER THE SWORD OF JUSTICE.





Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry
This is incredibly good, Robin. I felt as though I were inside a pyramid, watching an Egyptian embalming ceremony of its king: completed bay a golden masque. ~~Bonnie Q
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader)
oh Robin I found this to be an exceptioinally refreshing read, the ending is the thing that did for me, al
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Robin....outstanding write...Thank u....BHUWAN
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