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The Puppet
by Rebecca Lerwill

Sunday, May 17, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A pull on the string

and arms come to life --

feet dance to silent music.

After the play

you sit.


Collecting dust

instead of laughter.

No pull on the string

is needed

to allow tears to flow.

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Reviewed by Gerald Tate 2/19/2010
Short, but well executed, and full of sadness.

Well done, Gerry
Reviewed by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary 7/18/2009
Powerful and evocative, Rebecca. Well drawn poem. Congrats on the new citizenship.
Reviewed by ~ H (Reader) 6/17/2009
Intense, well written Rebecca, Love Holly
Reviewed by Jon Willey 5/23/2009
an intersting comparo that elicits much pondering of emotional cause and effect -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/20/2009
Powerful poem, Rebecca; very well written! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 5/20/2009
Great poem,very well written,take care

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 5/19/2009
This pulls at my heart strings. What a sad but very well written poem.
Much peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/18/2009
Metaphorically meaningful; your verses "speak" to me, Rebecca. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 5/18/2009
Hi Rebecca, so short and to the point. This reminds of the poem by a Mexican Ventriloquist, Johnny Welch, titled The Puppet. Thank you for sharing this heartfelt piece....

In Spirit,
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/18/2009
awe--sad and thought provoking
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/18/2009
This tugs at the heartstrings as surely as that puppeteer's strings pull at the arms and legs of their charges. It is sad that so many people are manipulated by love and the call of the heart. Well done Becca
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 5/18/2009
...such a lesson of life here...we need to pull strings,,,even after the show. Great write
Reviewed by Suzie Palmer 5/18/2009
Everyone loves attention!
Sweet poem Rebecca.
xox :-D
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/17/2009
Sometimes the puppet master doesn't pull the strings out of pure cruelty.
Original poem to say what's in the shadows after the laugh.


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