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Who Went Away
by Julianza (Julie) Kim Shavin
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Up and up the mountain pass
inchoate streets of ghost,
fog-breath challenging headlights,
warnings:  Ice. Slow. Ice
Winding, winding, white, clay,
brown, stubborn bits of green,
all still but us in our winding,
puppy snug in the back, ignorant
of treachery in movement: a skid,
blink of eye, one sudden deer.
On arrival, several feet of snow,
two degrees: shimmering, marble, world.
In the distance, and eerily close,
those slow long mountains of
no beginning, no end, like a god maybe
or string of hump-back whales beached
by snow - and      all    that    sky -
surreal for sea-creatures, for land- .
Alien terrain, so somehow set,
like a frown or furrow upon the land,
the odd I'd loved for oddness,
from the blue shoulders a shuddering:
a human thing, tiny yellow light
like a trapped star, or cat's eye accusing,
or simply whispering from otherworldly silence:
it was you who went away.

 


 

 

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Reviewed by jude forese
powerful ... it was me who returned to read several times ...
Reviewed by Gene Williamson
Ah, Julie, you make it all so real and frightening and beautiful.
I love every line; notably:

a human thing, tiny yellow light
like a trapped star, or cat's eye accusing...

-gene.
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER

This poem is truly racing along a new track, very visual, sensitive, and it certainly clearly shows an important message in it's headlight,.
Bravo Julie!!!!!!!!!! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
Very well done, Julie, it's been a while, good to read your work again!
Peace, love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by Felix Perry
I like the running descriptive that brings the reader into your minds eye as easily as looking through a window...sweet.
fee
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader)
god damn great poetry julie, i think possibly your very bestest of the best!!!
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