Margaret Alice Second

Gold Star - 8,383 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Margaret Alice Second Poems

1481. Unspiritual Brain Waves 3/5/2015
1482. Until He Appears 7/1/2011
1483. Until When (Revised) 12/3/2013
1484. Up & Down (Rev) 9/15/2015
1485. Up Above The Situation (Revised) 9/10/2013
1486. Uplift The Soul 1/28/2012
1487. Varied And Intense 9/13/2012
1488. Vastly Different Horizons (And Revised) 10/9/2012
1489. Verb In A Sentence [rev.] 11/6/2014
1490. Very Subdued Indeed (Revised) 10/2/2012
1491. Victories On Sailing Ships [revised] 1/25/2016
1492. Victorious [rev] 10/2/2015
1493. Vindicated 9/27/2011
1494. Violent And Terrifying [rev.] 3/31/2015
1495. Violins Weep 2/15/2012
1496. Visualise The Wisdom (C) 7/30/2015
1497. Vivaldi 12/1/2011
1498. Voice Of Modern Poets 6/21/2012
1499. Voyages To Undertake (Revised) 1/9/2013
1500. Waiting For Hope 1/13/2015
1501. Waiting In The Wings 3/27/2013
1502. Wake A Spark 2/27/2012
1503. Want More Than This [revised] 10/9/2013
1504. Want To (Cor) 6/30/2015
1505. War Zone 12/20/2011
1506. Warm, Liquid Love 11/21/2011
1507. Warmth And Beauty 10/5/2011
1508. Warmth And Life [revised] 6/20/2013
1509. Was, Is And Will Be 3/23/2012
1510. Washing Machine Albeit So Weird 12/26/2011
1511. Watch In Peace (R) 10/24/2015
1512. Watching My Feet… 12/2/2012
1513. Waxes And Wanes 4/5/2012
1514. Waxing Grandiloquent [rev.] 8/27/2014
1515. We All Choose Love 10/14/2012
1516. We Are Inventing It (2) 8/8/2013
1517. We Evidently Did 3/29/2012
1518. Wearing A Quiff [rev.] 10/14/2014
1519. Weaving 7/24/2011
1520. Weaving A Halo 2/6/2014
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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