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· Sexual Healing for Three

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· Why Miles to Go is a True Book of My Heart

· Teens and Media Trends - Part 2

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  safe and sound
by Gracie C. McKeever
Thursday, May 20, 2004
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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From Poetry collection "Compared to What"

safe and sound
© 1997 by Gracie C. McKeever

blood on the concrete
reaching to the
front door
an ambulance sits at the
vigilant as the building
remember first moving
more than a decade
ago when crack was
the craze and
the next apartment
was its outlet where
customers queued up as
an old lady mistook it for
a g'ment cheese line
was so long
before the
crackdown (no pun intended)
in the madness
disappointed the
Living Dead
had to find another
backyard to lay
their lines and pipes
before you felt

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Reviewed by Debbie Lacy 3/23/2014
Very descriptive and vivid...precisely clear! I once lived next to a house like this, and I hated to be so damn near...daunting fracas and gunshots all during the night...women with babies in their arms beseeching favors to get them through the night...I was often terrified and moved away with haste...I thank God for opening up a door and leading me to that perfect place, a week later on the news there was a major drug bust where stray bullets holes, crack pipes and blood embarked the door to the dwelling of where I lived once... Enjoyed your poem and a part of it brought back memories... :)
Reviewed by Sharon Brown 9/21/2008
Very thought provoking. Great work!
Reviewed by Axilea MU 11/10/2007
Very realistic context with a particular, personal form.
Interesting twist.

I have appreciated the comparison of queuing people with lemmings.

Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/21/2004
Wonderful write!!!!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/21/2004
Powerful poem, love how you ended it.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 5/21/2004
good one.
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