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The Deciever
by Helen C. Downey
Friday, March 11, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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One never really thinks about death, but he is at are back door waiting so unexpectantly.



The Deceiver    


  


 


 


Once again he duth spurn


Upon the heavy laden limbs


A blanket of coldness


Covering the appendages of our time


 


He comes so unexpectedly


Teasing with his moods


Confusing the new born


Appearing never to let go


 


Once again we wait for his departure


Only to be laden with whiteness


To be slapped by needle like fingers


And be wrapped in his covers


 


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Reviewed by jude forese 3/11/2005
in a way, it sounds like life ...

well penned ...
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/11/2005
Well this is a good description of death.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/11/2005
chilling, but very well thought out write, helen! well done! :)
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/11/2005
Helen,

Death definitely is not bashful but as death takes so does He create. Very well written. With two deaths in the family within the past three weeks I've had many similar thoughts.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/11/2005
Chilling write, Helen. Makes your reader think. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis



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