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Tuesday, April 22, 2003

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*artwork - Geoff Taylor*

within a cave cold and dark
retreating here to lick my wounds
nursing bruises i endured for you
i brought you love
i heard so what
i brought you light
i heard who cares
i brought affection
you turned away
it will take an effort to coax me out
and honey, you know i'm afraid of the dark

doesn't anyone bring
flowers anymore

while in here i look around
slide my hands along the wall
hoping i don't touch something icky
creepy, scary, or hideously ugly
a sound of water further back
passages low i crawl on fours
i find a fresh spring trickling
forming a small pool
gracious me this water's warm
perfect for my black and blue
i let the water kiss each one
and ponder why i'm here

perhaps the dark should be explored
for it's just a hardened wall of
granite and obsidian
knowing the sun moves across the sky
out of fire into earth
my paws will pad across this cave
perhaps i'll find a shining vein
of gold or crystalline
a lap of water, i lick my fangs
and sniff the ground
knowing your scent will lead me through
the darkness of this cave

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Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader)
These two pieces go hand in hand. Exrta ordinary! They just fit because they JUST DO. Wow...Teresa
Reviewed by Anthony Wolfe
Superb work. Such illumination about the dark.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Debby, wonderful poem. Love the feel of the earth beneath this one.
Reviewed by Linda Murray
Wonderful poem. Just remember from the darkness comes the light. Great!!!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
{{HUGS}} thankyou
"i brought you love
i heard so what
i brought you light
i heard who cares
i brought affection
you turned away"
this is so beautiful Peggy
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Awesome metaphor Debby your paw marks all over this den;-)excellent write and pic!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Wow to both pic and poem.
Reviewed by jude forese
when we explore the darkness, things become very clear... great write!
Reviewed by Tyrone Banks
I love the symbolism you have utilized and I found this work of art intriguing. My wish is that I can polish my craft and create the feeling you have created for your readers. Thank you for sharing!
Reviewed by the phantom pheonix (Reader)
this was awesomely cool nice job on this fantastic dark and scary poem awesome job on it
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Hauntingly written. Great work.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Nice pic and a nice poem to match.

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