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I am a fraud and a thief.
I spring from the wishes
Of whomsoever I deceive.
My beauty is not my own,
Though I possess it in abundance.
My path is crowded and overgrown
With fat beasts, wilted flowers and weeds,
Stretching out for miles around,
Peppered with crippled and dormant seeds.
With faith, I can believe
That I can touch the sun.
The sky is as limitless as I can conceive.
But, when I sleep, my dreams unfold
In a burst of brilliant color and ugly spite…
A curse that I will grow ugly and old…
Petty, wicked and sad...
That I will lose my sight…
That it will drive me mad.
And I cling to a single thought:
That my madness will subside
And beauty itself will rot.

Copyright 2003 Nicholas Alan Tillemans

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Reviewed by Rodney Bohen
I enjoyed this piece.
Why?, Because it rings honest.
Honesty is what makes the words walk,
And command a salute
Well done

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Some wonderful imagery in this one.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Very insightful write.
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay
Whew! Caught my attention. You put in your bio you're from 'murderapolis' USA? That'll leave us guessing...
Reviewed by Tami Ryan
Very well expressed. Excellent finish.
Reviewed by Chanti Niven
Hard hitting, thought-provoking poem Nicholas. I like the way your mind works. Fascinating!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
I echo Eddie's sentiments on this one! On the edge. Keeps me guessing. Love and peace to you, Nicholas. Regis
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson
powerful images...edgy...heck...i liked it!
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa
..oh this is superb..a magnificent bit of writing! Nicholas are being tracked!

vesna :)
Reviewed by Tarek Hassan
fascinating level of inspiration rarely touched or explored.
Tarek Hassan
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip
Very well written, Nickolas. The emotions are there all right. I wrote a poem on the subject of beauty called, "Her Face."
Best regards,
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
Beauty is only skin deep, the real beauty lies within the heart. Focus your dreams on the inside instead of the outter layers. I felt the emotions in this. Lisa
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