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Buried Alive
by Ronald Dondiego

Sunday, September 08, 2002

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The evil one has sealed my fate
I am buried alive!
Inside a tomb of hate and fear
I tremble inside - I struggle
In the cold, cruel earth
I gasp for air,
I seek the blackness

I am one with the oblivion
Of empty places,
Places I could not escape
When still alive

They throw shovels of soil
Atop my wooden coffin -
Yet still I faintly breathe
And squirm as I try
To scream, wretched
In a nightmare -
Trapped in this dream

I sought the solace of this grave,
But now I know that I was wrong

That not even death can efface,
The horror, the gloom, and the dread
Of this lonely place

Nor can the grim reaper efface,
The blight of those who were born
To be the outcasts of paradise
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Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 6/26/2003
Chilling....You know I love your work...Thanks, Dani
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 2/10/2003
Wooah .......this is deep I liked it !
Reviewed by Suzie Fowler 11/22/2002
That one was a catcher. I hope I can look forward to more of your poems like this one.
Reviewed by Nickolaus Pacione 10/20/2002
this one is errie as living hell.
Reviewed by Peter Adotey Addo 9/20/2002
Very deep and thought provoking...
Reviewed by christine phillips 9/12/2002
Ron, this sounds like the truest form of Hell. Intense write.
Reviewed by Cynthia Burch (Reader) 9/12/2002
Thumbs up.
Reviewed by Betsy Pegg (Reader) 9/11/2002
What a nightmare! Excellent imagery; gave me the eebie-jeebies and a shiver up my spine!

Blessings, Betsy :)
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 9/10/2002
Very good Ron and the art-work is too cool.

Love, JC xoxoxo
Reviewed by Andrea 9/9/2002
Thank you for sharing your work, your art, your fascinating imaginative creations!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 9/8/2002
Fantastic write! Great display of feelings!!!!!

May LU $*_*$ / Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 9/8/2002
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