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Melting Ecstasy

July 11, 2014
By RabbitStew13 GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
RabbitStew13 GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
10 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've got two speeds: mildly offensive and outright hostile. Your choice.

Who has suffered from such hopeless love,
dismissed devotion, renounced rapture?
Whose mind has been plagued by fruitless questions,
by whispers of sense and howls of gall,
by ghosts of smiles and forlorn sighs,
a kind of shame as she passes you by
by melting ecstasies of shame and fear,
of bitter delight, and sweet despair?

The author's comments:
Erasure poem, words from page 223 of Robertson Davies' "Fifth Business"

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Saturn. BRONZE said...
on Dec. 15 2015 at 11:03 pm
Saturn. BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
3 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The mind is better than the sword"
-Unknown (I'm too lazy to look it up)
"All warfare is based on deception"
-Sun Tzu

Hey dude, I'm a newbie on the site. And I love your poem! (Check out some excerpts I've written, please? They are in the Writer's Workshop forum. Long story.(Oh, I can't use the chat on the thing I am using))

on Jul. 26 2014 at 9:48 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

This is amazingly written! It's full of emtion and it has depth and meaning. Your words are powerful. Keep on writing, please! Thanks for sharing this, KidRamesses13!