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Diana van den Berg

Rookie - 3 Points (4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

Friday the 13th, Horror


Tonight
shock peeled back
strips of your veneered normality
revealing momentary
psychotic mindrat flashes
that I could have missed
but didn’t
and the vengeance
in your snarl
which you covered badly
with a joke
chilled my skeleton
for hours
after you had gone.

(13 May 2005)

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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