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Bric-a-Brac
by Larry Rochelle

Monday, November 08, 2004
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Bric-a-brac

once children lose themselves
near displays,
parents blurt messages
to heartfelt needs.
total damage
rises,
stillness broken by tiny
footsteps on linoleum,
and old-fashioned shapes
once dynamic and needed
assume the slope of shards
on concrete.
impeded by signs
adults tiptoe
lest earthquakes rattle,
and “break it, buy it,”
trembles nerves.
one kid captured,
another still running
down aisles
slippery with crystals.

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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/8/2004
(((larry)))

your vision is beyond amazing--GAD i love the way you write--i am truly mesmerized by the power of your descriptive words! each line celebrates the former and compliments the next--BRAVO!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 11/8/2004
Perhaps the problem is the parent, not the children. Nice write.
Reviewed by A PAX 11/8/2004
OHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
I've been there with my son!!!
3 yrs old, in Macy's crystal department, he suddenly wants to balance on one foot with the other out in the air......and give me a big smile!!!
I got him out of there asap!!!
almost had a heart attack!
lol ty for the memory!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/8/2004
Auch!!

Sounds like disaster to me!!

Love Tinka
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