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Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty)

Rating: 3.2

Consider
a girl who keeps slipping off,
arms limp as old carrots,
into the hypnotist's trance,
into a spirit world
speaking with the gift of tongues.
She is stuck in the time machine,
suddenly two years old sucking her thumb,
as inward as a snail,
learning to talk again.

She's on a voyage.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Amy Marie 19 December 2010

The part about the uterus being an empty teacup was interesting :) Nice poem.

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Rochelle Cashdan 27 October 2008

She wasn't afraid to use her gift to tackle what was difficult.

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D.l. Aceves 18 December 2013

long and thing as straws should be long and thick as straws.

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Rochelle Cashdan 27 October 2008

She wasn't afraid to apply her gift to difficult themes.

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Crystal Rosser 10 November 2017

She could really lose herself writing poetry. Great read.

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Sarah Shahzad 11 January 2020

Excellent..! Nicely penned poem here :) pleez do comment/ review/ write your thoughts on my website & poems 2 thank you :)

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Poeter 27 March 2019

Her poetry is beautiful, and real.

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ddskhedidja 28 April 2018

Amazing of child the efforts are plaine to venture a court of courage is a marvelous paint

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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 November 2017

Every spinning wheel exterminated and exorcised. Amazing and brilliant poem! 10

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Edward Kofi Louis 10 November 2017

Forced forward! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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