Margaret Alice Second

Silver Star - 4,308 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Margaret Alice Second Poems

41. A Mystique [rev.] 5/5/2015
42. A New Ice Age 1/9/2015
43. A Parallel Reality 1/28/2014
44. A Perfect Background 2/17/2015
45. A Prima Donna 10/12/2012
46. A Primitive Reptile 1/13/2015
47. A Private Wonder-World 10/3/2014
48. A Privilege To Be Here [revised] 5/6/2013
49. A Push-Pull Dance 7/4/2013
50. A Question Of Style [revised] 9/25/2013
51. A Redneck At Heart (Revised) 11/13/2013
52. A Rose-Petal Top [rev.] 6/26/2014
53. A Saviour 1/20/2015
54. A Secret Held [revised] 4/7/2014
55. A Small Glass Of Champagne 11/1/2012
56. A Spartan Study [revised] 10/12/2014
57. A Special Bond [revised] 10/21/2013
58. A Special Person (Revised) 5/2/2013
59. A Spy Novel 10/28/2014
60. A Suffering Argument 11/5/2014
61. A Surrreal Place 7/11/2011
62. A Swollen Tortoise 2/16/2012
63. A Tailor-Made Life [ideas I Love] 1/30/2014
64. A Tango Of Intrigue (Second Draft) 1/23/2014
65. A Timeless Dimension [revised] 3/26/2014
66. A Tone Of Voice [revised] 8/15/2013
67. A Transparent Illusion [cor] 11/10/2014
68. A Unique Melody 9/14/2012
69. A Visionary Love 9/20/2013
70. A Warm, Safe Haven (2) 7/24/2013
71. A Warm, Safe Haven [revised] 7/25/2013
72. A Wild Palate 12/27/2011
73. A Wild Passion [rev.] 11/11/2014
74. A Zulu Kingdom [rev.] 10/26/2014
75. Abrasive Waves (Revised) 11/7/2011
76. Absurd Burlesque 3/28/2012
77. Absurd, Even Bizarre [rev.] 4/14/2015
78. Academics Are Daft 5/19/2012
79. Accelerating High On Adrenaline [revised] 9/30/2013
80. Accepting Our Own Self 1/23/2015
Best Poem of Margaret Alice Second

' Enneagram (Revised)

But no, nothing helped when I tried to be myself
reading old books, even a new one on sixth sense
said I should take heed of every single pain my
body produced to determine what I think

I feel a stranger in my own skin after a day
doing Big Five & Enneagram questionnaires
– which classify me the most selfish, unhelpful,
self-centred human alive;

even fairy pictures in my Treasury of Children’s
Poetry failed to restore me; according to the
questionnaires, I am detrimental to people
I meet in social contexts - I am devastated

cannot ...

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Swaying Then Dancing

Crushed under a grey day, reports of my
mother in pain, Carine weighed down by
four steel pegs and ten screws in her leg,
no escape from scrambled thoughts

Went out marching, swaying then dancing
to musical rhythms, becoming one with the
beat of the universe, not a care in the world
as velvet voices sing joy into my mind

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