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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

· Farwell to a friend

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  My Councilor
by JoAnna Drelleshak
Thursday, October 21, 2004
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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•  To Begin and Fall
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•  About Self
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Behind the friendly smile

Inconsolable in my ranting
Wet, slimy reality dripping from your pores, you advance
Backing deeper into the gauze that surrounds my essence
I manage to avoid your talons of sound advice
Dodging, weaving my feet incased in your poison of truth
Your quiet soothing words ripping at my flesh
Your concerns ring out false, platitudes in colorful paper
I see you for what you are, monster of facts

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Reviewed by Diana Wiles 2/2/2014
Oh been there done that!! Resonates deeply, deeply...
If Sylvia Plath was still around, this could be one of hers...
You have a wonderful talent JoAnna...
Reviewed by Bill Grimes Jr. 2/25/2007
"Wet, slimy reality dripping from your pores"......I too have met such monsters JoAnna.......I enjoy your work.


Reviewed by William DeVault 12/25/2004
Nicely said...a good slap of perspective.
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 11/4/2004
Excellent poem.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 10/26/2004
this is great shit.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 10/22/2004
darn those facts, sometimes they can be the worst horrors, to say nothing of their harbinger

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  3. I Wish I Knew
  4. Transmorpho
  5. unraveling
  6. Morning Walk
  7. Time Started
  8. Sentimental Pond
  9. Misnomers of Fame
  10. I'm Thankful For
  11. You're Not Alone
  12. In Loving Memory
  13. The Fate Peddler
  14. Trees Aflame
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