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by Deborah Bloodworth
Friday, July 13, 2007
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Riddled with vices



Even encouraged

To brandish them with flare

Perhaps that is the delight

The pessimist


 Makes the world a happier place

 Because she can make mocking music

of its terrors

Brilliance in the dark

Laughter in the silence

Wit redemptive


 crowing over chaos

A Phoenix rising


from the ashes

One detail in disaster 



That is courage

The courage to seep


 into another’s bloodstream

seethed and tingling

like Champagne 



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Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/23/2007
Love the way you unfolded this one layer for layer with each line and the finale with the last line is stunning.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/14/2007
The pessimist makes the world a happier place because she can make mocking music of its terrors

I find your poem very thought-eliciting, Deborah. I do like the way you express yourself via your verses. Do you mean "champagne" in the last verse or are you referring to the city and/or county of "Champaign?" Thank you once again for provoking thought. Love and peace to you,

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