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Life: Descending / Ascending
by Alice Shapiro   

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Publisher:  TotalRecall Press ISBN-10:  1590957787


Copyright:  October 2010 ISBN-13:  9781590957783

Rugged adventure with an ever present tang of danger. --Thomas Fortenberry

TotalRecall Press
Georgia Poet Alice Shapiro

Alice Shapiro is a Pushcart-nominated poet and author of three collections of poetry.  She was also nominated for Georgia Author of the Year for her first poetry book Cracked: Timeless Topics of Nature, Courage and Endurance.  Her second collection, Life: Descending / Ascending, also published by TotalRecall Press, will be released October 2010.  A third volume, quiet INSPIRATIONS, is available on  

Shapiro is also winner of the Bill C. Davis Drama Award for a verse tragedy which was produced in Poughkeepsie, NY and is currently having a traditional Shakuhachi musical score composed for it.



It is the deepest part of night.
Resisting the exit from sleep,
eyes swollen shut,
still half within a dream,
Nature calls.
It takes some while
to transition
from sedentary rest
into just enough awareness
to sense the danger of retreat
back to the pillow.
So, the trek begins from bed
in the moonless dark.
A hand extends,
an eye's substitute
to navigate the path ahead--
past armoire
past door jamb
trembling, reaching for
the blinding light.
It is within this faint condition,
business done,
that comes another invitation--
the lure of sinking back to
dark oblivion,
by the pen.
Into the unseen dawn,
scratches on a page
a journey won--
one more day on Earth,
one more sun.

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