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the salty scent
of your skin lingers
thick and heavy
on my tongue

iím lost now
a zephyr
set free

i try to look
into the future
with failing sight

my eight ball gives
cryptic answers
unless quizzed
about the past

memory sets in
ever the enemy
of blissful ignorance

i canít forget
the curves
of your body

a masterpiece
i once painted
with the tips
Of my fingers


David Moore
July 24, 2011

------
'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'
Lewis Carroll



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The following comments are for "Magic Eight Ball"
by HeRoCoMpLeX

Oh Dave!
Oh David...didn't know you were an artist...well done!

Interesting...are you an impressionist (my thought) or a modernist???? lol

Bea

( Posted by: Beatrice Boyle [Member] On: July 30, 2011 )

@Bea
Thanks for the read Aunt Bea. As to me being an artist...I'm not even that good at drawing stick figures and smiley faces, much less painting. No, its just a metaphor. LOL, I wish I had some artistic talent, but alas, my talents lay elsewhere.

I've another poem up on the front page that post a couple of days ago, I was hoping you'd give it a gander and tell me what you think!


Much Love,

Dave

( Posted by: HeRoCoMpLeX [Member] On: July 30, 2011 )

of strokes and musings
Dave,
good stuff

My suggestions would be to lead stanza three with:

with failing sight
I try to see
into our future

and

a masterpiece
once painted
with the tips
of my fingers

[clipping "i" in l2]

salut!

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: July 31, 2011 )





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