Harriet James


A novel in the making?


Novelty of masquerade
Soon wears off

Masked Ball is over
We are not in Venice

Alone I travel
With my guide on gondola

Imagining happenings
Beyond venetian blinds

Submitted: Sunday, February 03, 2013

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  • Bronze Star - 2,153 Points Kevin Patrick (3/5/2013 12:22:00 PM)

    Short and brief, but has a great depth of meaning; there is a laconic aspect of despair running through this, as if the joy of life has ended the night before. A dark contemplative read (Report) Reply

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