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  Balloon
by Eileen Clemens Granfors
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Would this work?


Balloon

I bought a clear balloon,

And into it I blew,

Every foul thought, moment of bitterness, anger,

Pain, heartache, doubt, resentment, fear.

The clear balloon turned black and  the skin was tight.

It burst.

I felt free.

 

 




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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/27/2009
I wrote one similar to this several years ago, "I Wish", when I was frustrated with my boss ... it's always good to release. :) Well done, Eileen, nice reading you again!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by jude forese 4/26/2009
nice ... quite unique ...
Reviewed by Sophia Ann Montoya 4/26/2009
Excellent visual !!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/26/2009
I like it and love the idea that the mind could do this so easily, when my daughter got married she wrote her maiden name on a white helium balloon and holding my hand she let it go into the night to symbolize her becoming the wife to her husband although she assured me I would always be her star.

Fee
Reviewed by Linda Settles 4/26/2009
Breathe it out!!! I think it might help at least. But I don't know if it turns black. You may a tinge of multiple other hues mixed into the darkness. The trick is to keep that powerful balloon from floating away with you! :-

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Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead

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The Pinata-Maker's Daughter

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