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A Skeleton Escapes
by Sandy Knauer

Friday, October 28, 2005
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Wounded love with a twist of Halloween

 


A skeleton escapes


the quagmire of extinction


dodges a haze of emotion


swims murky perceptions


He shakes cobwebbed memories


from his hollow heart


accidentally drops numb


shuns an edge of charm


Echoed words, blurred visions


haunt him in turn


Elation battles sorrow


as wounded love returns


He sidesteps dreams


crawl s into the casket


breaks the connection


not ready yet


The problem with remembering


how it feels to be alive


is regret always returns


the moment he opens his eyes


 


Sandy Knauer 10/05


 

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Reviewed by Claudio Brun 10/31/2005
I celebrate to meet you, thanks to the pages of Author's Den. Thanks for your greeting. With best desires, ClaudioSerraBrun
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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/29/2005
Spooky but with as Regis said...a deeper meaning!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/28/2005
A Halloween poem with much deeper meaning. Thank you for sharing this offering, Sandy. Love and peace to you.

Regis
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 10/28/2005
This is a "spookylicious" write Sandy...

love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/28/2005
Sandy,

Chilling, wonderfully imaged; well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/28/2005
love the word choice, sandy; excellent, spooktacular write!
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