Gina Teel

Rookie - 162 Points (02/03/1972 / New Jersey, USA)

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (8/31/2015 4:57:00 AM)

    Gina, have you checked at Amazon? I mean, for '' WHISPERS TO THE WORLD ''

  • Daniel Brick Daniel Brick (7/14/2015 11:39:00 PM)

    This poem is a masterpiece. I cannot find within me the words that would be appropriate; everything jostling in my brain
    right now seems redundant. The poem speaks the truth and it does so with the beauty of compassion and the goodness of humanity. Truth + Beauty + Goodness = A Perfect Poem.

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Best Poem of Gina Teel

Civil War, The Malignancy Of Betrayal

I imagine it bloomed within me,
that small round berry,
As I was throwing a load of whites
into the washer.

The moment it emerged
from wherever it is that enemies
stealthily lie,
I did not know. Did not sense the tissue give way, did not feel the burgeoning tenacity of cell birthing cell birthing cell.

Unable to commemorate the emergence of this thief, this un-miracle, this uninvited guest at the table,
I assign it a hypothetical moment of debut - one so banal it seems appropriate.
A down-grade of sorts, a deliberate negation.

In that ...

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