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JoAnna Drelleshak

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Short Stories
· Relative Terror

· A Different Point of View

· Death and The Dreamer

· To Begin and Fall

· Flutterby

· Light, Dark, Gray

· About Self

· One step to far...

· A warning in vain

· Think Before You Speak

· On Being Thankful

· A Dead Giveaway

· My Councilor

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  Death, be my name
by JoAnna Drelleshak
Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Recent poems by JoAnna Drelleshak
•  To Begin and Fall
•  Flutterby
•  Light, Dark, Gray
•  About Self
•  One step to far...
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I am the dream that lingers when you wake
And stays just beyond your reach
The specter that wanders aimlessly
Do you need the lesson I teach?

I am the one who sings in the night
And watches over all
The one whose questions go unanswered
Did you hear my call?

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Reviewed by Diana Wiles 2/2/2014
Beautiful ethereal pice...again your words would provide a wonderful backdrop for a painting...and again, painter Augusto Sanchez comes to mind...
Reviewed by Thomas Mutchler 3/25/2012
Death: We're all in line for it. A good simplicity in your write.

Reviewed by Anne Brooks 8/8/2005
Lovely poem: a call for the great unknown,death, and yet you watch over an the duality which creates the throbbing intensity of the poem.Anne Pawlak.
Reviewed by William DeVault 12/29/2004
Nicely expressed. Good write. If death be as charming and eloquent as you, I won't mind sitting down and discussing things with her.
Reviewed by anne cunningham 10/6/2004
that siren call that we have to both heed and ignore. you certainly captured its insistent nature, but also the fact that we shouldn't fear it.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 10/6/2004
I tune you out/
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