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Author Name: FreeSensual Sorceress 8 Comments
Date Added: September 11, 2012 01:09:06 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Broken


Her ribcage is broken-- a demonic dragon
crawling over lifeless hatchlings whose kaleidoscope
wings, unfluttering, decay beneath the wind.
Rage lifts her voice only high enough to cast
breadcrumbs of villainous hope to the valley below,
falling like a thousand seborrheic flakes
upon the flames of an equinoctial bonfire.
Jagged-edged elbows carve furrows
into flesh no longer fresh enough to repel
the maggots laid in the folds.
She lives her lies where the cinnamon sunset
dragged across the misaligned stones grasp
the Byzantine mourning of perpetual loss by the balls. 

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on September 16, 2012 05:46:14 PM Report
And I remember the time I was helping YOu with poetry stucture!!!...You are such a talent, Aces,,,All the work you put into learning your craft was not in vain....len
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on September 11, 2012 03:11:10 PM Report
A true work of metaphoric beauty Jody, excellent poem!   Hugs,   Henry
Comment By: FreeKymberly Donn on September 11, 2012 09:55:02 AM Report
I told you this rocked! You my darling friend have lost none of your flair and if anything your imagery has become more vivid.



Hugs~Cinders~Clearing everyone else from the dance floor

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 11, 2012 09:02:23 AM Report


 Your gift with language words to express your emotions is just brilliant

I confess I have to look up a few words and then read it again

this is amazing to read... So glad your back pretty lady.... Texas Hugs ~ India

Comment By: FreeTomahawk on September 11, 2012 07:18:23 AM Report


Adri is right, metaphor abounds here, in conjunction with the use of imagery, that makes this jump out and grab the reader. Horrifically excellent.


 


Len

Comment By: PremiumHarry William Harborne on September 11, 2012 05:19:18 AM Report
Such images conjoured up by this superb piece, had me looking in the dictionary for "equinoctial"  Bill Harborne
Comment By: FreeAdri on September 11, 2012 04:22:26 AM Report
Fantastic, the usage of metaphors are amazing and the construction of the execution is brilliantly done.
Of course nothing else expected. 

Adri 

Comment By: FreeAlistair Muir on September 11, 2012 01:51:48 AM Report
Wow!  Such a fantastic use of language -- I now have in my mind such stark yet colourful images thanks to your great writing.  More...please...?



Alistair





 


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