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Skulls, Hearts, and Butterfly Kisses
by John Rockie Coppolella
Sunday, February 08, 2009
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Midnight moonlight madness. Very surreal.


Non-Euclidean concepts of parallel lines,
Lewis Carroll called Euclid's line to chat,
Mathematical symbols, sorcerer's signs,
Jung's skull grinned like a Cheshire cat. 
Symbolic language of the fantastic,
Cat-faced speakers butcher diction,
Harbors of dark virgin alien fantasy,  
Knife-wielding poets murder fiction,
Read this poem with nebulous eyes,
Truth hidden to sway a porous mind,
Beautiful butterflies in colorful flights,
Leather and lace two hearts entwined. 






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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 5/14/2009
I can picture an English teacher asking kids - Now what did the author mean by this? An unusual write, Rockie. Hugs,
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 2/25/2009
The poet, like some Grand Priest of Incas fame, takes his poetic knife to extract a still beating heart as offer to a ghoulish Bard-god.


Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 2/19/2009
Beware of poets...for their words are sharper than the swords!!!

Thanks Rockie, for a thought-provoking write!!! This was very creative!!! Well-done!!!

Sandie Angel :o)

Reviewed by Chanti Niven 2/15/2009
An interesting abstract compilation. The last line caused me some confusion in that it seemed to be a departure from the theme but I'm happy to admit this and accept that I don't need to 'understand' all that I read. Poetry is open to personal interpretation. You're obviously a very capable wordsmith and I look forward to reading more of your work.
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 2/10/2009
Great poem,excellent work.take care

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/9/2009
This sure "kick starts" the thinking process. Thanks, Rockie. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 2/8/2009
Oh dear, and I just nicely put my head back in the box. I just had to read it, and read it, and read it again. Clever beyond my imagination. Hugs, J'nia
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 2/8/2009
Wow Rockie I feel as though this one has taken me to a different wave, as usual it is a great write from a great writer. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Tabitha Carter 2/8/2009
You have created a very dear poem with much meaning, didn't you? Now, I had to research but you have made me seek....and I am intrigued. The dark and the light, leather and lace...such a needed combination embraced. Scattered words with hidden meanings, definitions to each of them, connecting, relaying the next....important to fuse. Harbors of dark virgin alien fantasy...mysterious, pure, out of this world-dreams is what I feel from this. I do like it, Rocky. Makes me think alot and I love to go inside my head and sit there with wonder and awe! brilliant!
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 2/8/2009
So sorry to bother you, Rockie:
Columbus in Italian is Columbo.
England's John Cabot was Italian.
My porous mind is easily swayed.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 2/8/2009
A little change of pace here, huh Rockie? Well done my friend.
Reviewed by Bonnie May 2/8/2009
Man I gotta read some of those knife wielding poets writes, what an adventure that would be...or am I reading one??? lol, this was great Rockie as and hugs, Bonnie
Reviewed by 000 000 2/8/2009
The last two lines ROCK! I kept imagining the "Alice" white rabbit with his pocket watch running madly exclaiming...Balderdash! LOL
Now please take those lines and write a valentines message to Bridget...then allow us to read it. please?
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