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Lipstick red
Unsheathed to don her costume
Sealing in moisture and unkind comments
Or
A scarlet speakerbox instead
Siren calls for pale, limp boys
A scarlet door
or a stop sign

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All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream....
Edgar Allen Poe


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The following comments are for "Lipstick Red"
by poesandpoetry

yeppers
Anyone who reads my many comments (and, let's face it: my comments are good times indeed. ahem) knows that I adore suggestion, stories implied rather than told. And this little gem is chock full of implied tales, divergent paths, multiple explanations.

tres bien!

( Posted by: Viper9 [Member] On: February 18, 2005 )

Lipstick Read
Unerringly smooth. "sealing in...unkind comments" -- how slick and cool is that. The first 13 words are, indeed, poetry. Excellent, just excellent.

( Posted by: brad [Member] On: February 18, 2005 )

"Lipstick Signs"
Pnp: Stunned. Exceptional piece. Don't "stop."

RW

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: February 19, 2005 )

Thanks
Viper, Brad, Bobby, thanks for your comments. Maybe less is more. Hmm.

( Posted by: poesandpoetry [Member] On: February 20, 2005 )





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