Carl Balis

(Glenolden, PA, USA)

Carl Balis Poems

1. Women 1/2/2003
2. The Journey 1/2/2003

Comments about Carl Balis

  • Susan Fabrican (10/10/2011 10:55:00 PM)

    I submitted a comment and now I don't see it. Does it have to be reviewed first?

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  • Susan Fabrican (10/10/2011 10:53:00 PM)

    Sweet, deep. I wonder if you ever spent time in Philadelphia in 1975-76?

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Best Poem of Carl Balis


Watched by the ever-damning image from the mirror,
She is cast into her eerie dungeon of relentless fear.
It's so empty, so cold in there, dare I come near?
Circled by runaway emotions and just unable to tame,
Her soul is wrapped in a cloak of embarrassing shame.
Is it possible that I compete in such a game? Her mind's eye sees beauty always fading, like flowers that wilt,
Oh!, I can't hold on, such is the pounding agony of her guilt.
Could I ever find a home in a house so built?
All three blending to a feverish psychological insanity,
Leading to ...

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