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Author Name: FreeSensual Sorceress 9 Comments
Date Added: September 09, 2012 19:09:37 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Pivotal
I cannot recall the precise moment 
the road curved so sharply to the left 
or why I depressed the accelerator 
to the floor. 

I remember the indescribable rush 
of flipping end-over-end, 
bolts of white light razing my skull 
and how I never wanted it to stop. 

I canít tell you when I found myself wrapped 
in this swollen, aching skin, which is too 
tight to wear and too excruciating to shed. 

There must be a pivotal moment 
that determines if youíll skewer the wind, 
surf shadows or trip over your shoestrings, 
land with your ass in the air, 
awaiting someone to come along 
and plant their flag. 
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Comment By: PremiumHarry William Harborne on September 11, 2012 04:58:00 AM Report
This is wonderful work, I have to wonder if you wrote it still with flag in situ? I will be looking forward to reading more of your work.   Bill Harborne.
Comment By: FreeAlistair Muir on September 10, 2012 11:19:04 PM Report
This is such a powerful monologue.  Beautiful use of language and imagery.  I'm with Henry on the flag...Just a magnificent write -- a joy to read --



Alistair

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 10, 2012 03:30:52 PM Report


Well ....look who is back in town and as always with a bang!! Another awesome poem...

We have missed our sensual sorceress your talent in writing is such a thrill to read....

HOpe your world is still wonderful!!! Your a treasure for sure..... Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeHenry M. on September 10, 2012 01:53:03 PM Report
After such a long absence you re-surface and give us a wonderful poem with that wry humor of yours! By the way, OUCH ON WHERE THEY PLANTED THEIR FLAG!! Welcome back Jody.    Hugs,   Henry
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on September 10, 2012 12:45:42 PM Report
This is magnificent.  So perceptive and full of careful thought.  A friend of ours was recently in a terrible automobile accident -- her car flipped over three times.  Amazingly, she came out of it with relatively minor injuries.  And hurt no one else.  It is a miracle.  Your poem, thus, happens to have particular significance for me.  Outstanding!  --David
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on September 10, 2012 12:08:03 PM Report
Can it be? Yes, it could. Our Sorceress has once again hit the keyboard. Thank you thank you. How I miss reading you, lady. I hope it didn't actually take tumbling a over teacup to get this out of you. But, if it did, heal! So glad to see you in action. ML
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on September 10, 2012 04:12:03 AM Report

As creative as always Jolen those silver fingers will tap out a tune that most of us can only wish to emulate so good to read nyour work again~Graham.


Comment By: FreeAdri on September 10, 2012 02:55:08 AM Report
Is that you?  The style might suggest it is really you... Beautiful piece, as per usual...  Gorgeously written and sweepingly intensive. 
Adri... 





Comment By: FreeKymberly Donn on September 9, 2012 08:10:25 PM Report
Once again you make a grand entrance! Brilliant my dear. I think I need to break out them glass slippers, I have a feeling there is going to be some dancin'!



~Cinders~Loving  having her Sorceress back!





 


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