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Cade Duel Gullickson

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The Gospel According to Lilith: Fantasy (10) free audio chap
by Lonnie Hicks

This is an historical fiction novel re-telling the story of the bible from the point of view of Lilith--God's wife, who as bewitched by Lucifer in heaven, conceived a chi..  
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Empty Heart
by Cade Duel Gullickson
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Four years gone now


Slipped through my hands


Four years without you


I drowned trying to reach dry land


I want to tell you how much I loved you


But I donít know how to start


How can I explain that there is no room


In a broken, empty heart


Loneliness and desolation


Weigh in at nothing on the scale


They leave space for nothing else


Yet somehow they keep my heart in jail


Four years, how they flew by


And still I occupy this cave


Talking to your ghost at night


Telling you there is one more left to save


Four years now lost to the wind


Slipped right through my hands


Four unimaginable years without you


I drowned trying to reach dry land


I want to hear myself say these words


That there was never anyone but you


I want to hear from your lips once again


That you feel the same way too


Four years or forty, it all feels the same


I am lost and alone without you


And I cannot find a way to start


There will never be a way to explain


How in the place where you used to reside


There is now nothing left, no, nothing remains


But the shell of my empty heart


 

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Reviewed by jude forese
good flow of emotion to this poem ... an empty heart is indeed a painful one ...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Cade,

Powerfully expressed, shattering write--the pain is as evident now as then--that's why we should never forget. Thank you for remembering

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Popular Poetry (Sept 11, 2001)
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Blood on the Prairie - A Novel of the Sioux Uprising by Steven Ulmen

This novel is a re-write of "The Revenge of Little Crow" and tells the story of Minnesota's Sioux Uprising of 1862, and the subsequent execution by hanging at Mankato, MN of 38 Sio..  
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