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Boundaries of Exile / Conditions of Hope
by Albert Russo

BOUNDARIES OF EXILE/ Conditions of Hope by Albert Russo and Martin Tucker A primer on exilethrough stories, poems, and essays A personal and pass..  
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Two Years
by Jennifer Butler
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
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For two years, you were here,
and called into the dark,
were sharing poetry with your friend
while floating on your ark.

She thought that she would drown,
as once before, you'd thrown her down,
but you were right as dark is night
to hit back, payback all around.

For two years, you were here,
until the lass was born ...
was born to be two us is we,
though kicking shins, she'll flee.

For two years, all was quiet ...
You thought, you just might try it.
Then suddenly, your heart was heard,
her emptiness had grown absurd ...

Now kicking shins, you flee ...
she clings to what can never be,
As "It is written" in your mind,
that spirit that she'll ever find
to be hers ...

She loves you ...
and only you.







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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/2/2007
A wonderful write with so many emotions running throughout.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 8/2/2007
It's hard to be grateful for the two years when it is over. nicely done. Lady J
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 8/1/2007
Your emptiness is never absurd. You fill the page with anguish that is written such that it strikes the center of the soul. -- Jeff
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This book represents a thirty-day period of my poetry journal. Each poem addresses the dominant thoughts occupying my mind during the early morning hours of a given day...  
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