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Author Name: FreeSensual Sorceress 6 Comments
Date Added: September 18, 2012 19:09:45 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Dedications Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
The Tin Man -For Ross McCague=


His arms arenít warm enough to embrace
nor are they strong enough to move mountains,

but they will mesmerize you with a silver grace.
His words often as cold as his mind, and within them
you might be surprised to find a dry-iced fire
that can sear your skin, cloud your way.
He set his squeaky feet on the gold road,
and you can follow him or not, as you choose.

He may not be your prophet, but he can deliver
you to the wizard.
And if youíre brave enough to touch him
you will find a heart banging against
the cage door that needs just a drop of oil.

Author's Notes:
For my dear friend and mentor Ross McCague.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on September 22, 2012 04:57:49 PM Report
Very original tribute, Aces...Y still got it, kid...len
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on September 20, 2012 09:48:00 AM Report
This is an exceptionally wonderful poem.  I'm not sure what it means -- but just by itself it means enough for me.  The flow of words is simply gorgeous and makes for lovely reading.  A treasure.  --David
Comment By: PremiumHarry William Harborne on September 19, 2012 06:26:00 AM Report
I have come to realise just what an honour it is to have you posting here, makes me feel like chucking my pen in the bin to be honest.   Bill H
Comment By: FreeAdri on September 19, 2012 02:21:34 AM Report
This is gorgeous. Such precise beauty in words you use to pain a picture. 
As always exquisite written

Adri 

Comment By: FreeHenry M. on September 19, 2012 12:40:51 AM Report
Wow, this is great. Excellent write Jolen. Oh damn, that line is ringing in my head "I'll get you my pretty, and your little dog too".   Hugs,   Henry
Comment By: FreeKymberly Donn on September 18, 2012 08:02:26 PM Report
Awww, I think you nailed him! What a wonderful dedication to an amazing man.



Hugs~Cinders~humming follow the yellow brick road





 


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