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Life * Death
by Ron (sketchman) Axelson

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I did this sketch for a good friend. Kind a give me the hebie-jebies doing it though.
Thanks to all you wonderful poets here who read and comment.

Lives are like speeding flat rocks skipping across some pond
screaming to land on the other side, never knowing
what is in the abyss**Going here and there, never going
anywhere**Always skimming off the top, never tasting the fruit

What is up with soul saving attitude within collectables, careers, and wealth?

Life must be cherished with a sincere admiration for zeal to live, love, and give

A huge peace of intricate gold will not cross over into the realm
Only those spirits of a God who gave them life will know the
reality of the other side.

© 1/13/04
Ron Axelson

Come to my side, hee, hee, ha...

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/19/2008
Live, love and give, life is too short to be frowned upon. Keep the savior foremost in your mind though, and do the right things and scare the devil away. Don't need him in your life, but he keeps trying, doesn't he?
Reviewed by Jeanette Foresta 1/24/2004
Very profound Ron! And that is a scarey sketch.
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 1/19/2004
Very well penned Ron......But by God that art is scary......looks like me on an off day. :|

ty, Dani
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 1/18/2004
great combination of life and death. Beautiful poem and sketch. Say, I'll "come to your side" but you'll hafta put away those pointy things "hee hee ha" yourself LOL
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/17/2004
I like your poem and the artwork, and the message the poem conveys. Well-written piece indeed, Ron!

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 1/16/2004
I love dark art, Ron! And your piece matches with its lack of peace, most people are living little deaths everyday striving for material needs instead of spiritual. :)
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 1/16/2004
Very interesting write ROn!!!
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 1/15/2004
very interestiing piece and a jjoy to read and think about Ron. cheers G
Reviewed by Nancy D. 1/15/2004
Excellent work on both Ron but that picture sure is frightening.

Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 1/14/2004
Your sketch gave me the creepy crawlers as it was downloading;-)
This is truly awesome poetry Ron!
You have such talent in writing and in your drawings!

Love, Sheila
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/14/2004
Words and visual creation complement each other to achieve your desired outcome. Well done! Love and peace, Regis.
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 1/14/2004
Amen! ;) Silver
Reviewed by Lynn Barry 1/14/2004
Just when I think I recognize your style you go and write something totally dufferent from what you've written ROCK, cuzz you do...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/14/2004

dear (((friend))), see, i knew your muse hadn't left

powerful combination of sketch and verse telling of that universal battle of good and evil

*i have a secret--GOOD WINS*

BRAVO, well done *APPLAUSE*

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/14/2004
i can see why that sketch gave you the heebie jeebies...YIKES! awesome sketch, and marvelously crafted poem; bravo on both poem and drawing! enjoyed! (((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by A PAX 1/14/2004
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/14/2004
Great sketch! Your poem equals it in the opposite of its meaning. The balance of beauty and evil. The sketch being evil, and the poem being beauty. Your words are inspirational! This is a gem of a write!
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 1/14/2004
Great imagery in this, my friend... I loved it...
Hope the new year brings all you dream of..
Your island friend...
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 1/14/2004

Life must be cherished with a sincere admiration for zeal to live, love, and give

A huge peace of intricate gold will not cross over into the realm
Only those spirits of a God who gave them life will know the
reality of the other side.

Way cool write... Wish I could draw like you.. You are truly an artist.
Reviewed by Linda Hill 1/14/2004
Awesome art, my friend
Glad your writers block
is over!

Yf, *Linda*
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/14/2004
Now that is a sketch! And this is a wonderful poem. Appears your writer's block is long gone.
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 1/14/2004
I am with Eileen on this one, but don't tell her LOL. Excellent...poem and sketch.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/14/2004
Honest and true
Reviewed by Bianca Boonstra 1/14/2004
Excellent write.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/13/2004
This is a fantastic write ... Ron
interesting and profound

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/13/2004
I missed a few of those rocks and landed face down in the water!!

But hey I always managed to get up and go again!!

Fun to do that.....even if it left me with scars on my knees!!

Love You!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 1/13/2004
AWESOME write and pic!
Reviewed by jude forese 1/13/2004
i like where you're going in this poem ... it's a very inspiring and well written! (boy, that sketch looks familiar ;)
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/13/2004
This is a marvelous poem Ron, you see that block was only a precursor to good stuff. ;-) The sketch is awesome! Really exceptional!!!xoxoxoxox

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