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Pipe Dream
by Elizabeth A. Price

Monday, December 17, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Getting rid of old baggage...

Pipe Dream



The angel in black is waiting on the line

What she wants from me is a puzzle

Never pieced it together in all this time

No matter how I’ve hustled

Lost I turned back to my pipe dream

To look at how hope was torn

For how do you capture a dream

Vanishing right after it is born

The desire barely carried me through

Bad choices and heartache

Clinging only by a thread or two

Grasping for what it would take

To guide me back to what is true

The angel in black no longer waits

With her I am inescapably through
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Reviewed by Matthew Wright 1/12/2008
Very nice poem and imagery, great rhythm.
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 12/22/2007

I love this one. It shows how you've seen mostly hard times & had to give up your dreams because of it. What I love is the fresh, positive outlook towards the end of this piece. Since I wrote my first book, so many have told me their shoulda, coulda, woulda's. I can't help but tilt my head and look at them as though bewildered. No one should stop working toward their goals until their heart stops beating. It's never too late to turn things around and reach for the stars. I also see another meaning in this one; a recent battle being won with health or a personal situation. This poem is so inspirational, and I love the imagery and meaning. This one goes in my library, Liz!

Reviewed by Ted Bossis 12/22/2007
Evolving through ( ) as only you(can)*Evol_Ted
Reviewed by Chuck Keller 12/22/2007
Poignant and well described. My mother and sister both committed suicide so I know a little about bi-polar disorder. My "White Rosebud" is about depression. I'd like to hear what you think about it.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 12/20/2007
Lovely writing sweet lady...Happy Holidays....stay safe and well...Hugsssssssss
Reviewed by Mary Coe 12/19/2007
Very nicely said. Enjoyed.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/18/2007
Liz, I love your determination,and I wish you all the best in future endeavors!Excellent message poem! Have a blessed Christmas and New Year!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/18/2007
Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/18/2007
Seems that my whole life is one big struggle.....:(
Reviewed by jude forese 12/17/2007
change and motion are the ingredients in leaving behind that which is not long applicable ...
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 12/17/2007
Beautifully written with very strong imagery....

Be safe,
Reviewed by Axilea MU 12/17/2007
Good imagery to show the strong will and knowledge that makes you stay away from what you identified as dark and destructive.
Bad choice... heartache... these words sound sadly familiar.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/17/2007
This is powerfully penned, Elizabeth. We just move on, because we can. :)

(((HUGS))), love and Merry Christmas,

Reviewed by Rose Rideout 12/17/2007
We all face troubles through life but we have to learn from them and move on with a smile that we can and will do better.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 12/17/2007
After the struggle there is great relief in the smile of triumph . . .
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/17/2007

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