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Battle Won
by Kate Burnside
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BATTLE WON


Health:
a battle for balance,
regeneration versus decay;
build up, break down.

And fourteen pounds
of barometric pressure
weighing on my chest
keeps my lungs breathing -
in... out...


Fighting fit
today I am weak,
watching you -
the Strong -
making your peace,
embracing your death
in the white flag
of a kiss.

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Reviewed by M. B.
Your creative vision is stupendous in BATTLE WON, Kate. You portray dis-ease brilliantly. Your ending is gasp-inducing and extremely thought provoking.

~ Mari
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Very insightful write.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Dear Kate....Profund write...your imagery is so deep and powerful...creativity at its very best....

today I am weak,
watching you -
the Strong -
making your peace,
embracing your death
in the white flag
of a kiss

such a powerful write...love n luck....BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson
fabulous imagery here, Kate, and leaves me somehow at peace, as if all is right with the world even when breathing and just being feels like so much futile effort.
Reviewed by jude forese
Kate, your poetry always strives to enchant and entice my mind with innovative imagery and subject matter that are both magical and growing in their profundity ... battle won, indeed!
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
This write pulls a lot of weight, Kate. Excellent in form, content and flow. Excellent work!
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Your mind has no barriers, Burnside the Brilliant!...;-)

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
excellent write, kate! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in america, karen lynn in texas. :D
Reviewed by Nordette Adams
Well, first let me say that the new bio pic is fantastic! And now let me add, so is this write. Most astounding, Kate, packs a punch. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Paul Williams
Kate,I always surrender in the end...not in gym's though lol...another little gem from the Burnside book of brilliance.

Paul;-]
Reviewed by Kenny Baez
lean muscular poem.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Kate,

Thought provoking and stunnningly penned--well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by George Carroll
You get much depth in your writes of late. Splendid.
Reviewed by Victoria Murray
Insightful and Thought-Provoking. I enjoyed this one very much! Keep em' coming!

Happy Writing,

Victoria Taylor Murray
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Oh Kate...this is majestic write and your inner depth is in every word, line and stanza. You are so good at these.
Felix
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