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Crisis

Rating: 4.5

Crisis nags like a baying hound
at those who wear it as a crown

who drink its sorrow long and deep
and spit up wisdom on the cheap

forming mountains from every spill
girded by misery broker's pills

the very presence of such pills

behooves adherence to such ills
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Scarlett Treat 10 July 2007

And, as I have often noticed, those who move from crisis to crisis - live by that old adage, MISERY LOVES COMPANY, as well. Not only do they love a good crisis, but we have to hear about it, over...and over!

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Dee Daffodil 01 June 2007

You have a wonderful way with words...they flow so smoothly, almost effortlessly... Nicely done! Hugs, dee

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Michael Fischer 06 April 2007

Good poem! I liked the ending the most. It made the poem memorable. Short and sweet and very effective! You earned a ten on this one! -Michael

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Dr.subhendu Kar 01 November 2007

interesting one that tells the truth, well penned, i like it, thanks for sharing

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WILFRED JOHN 30 October 2007

Dear Cretan Maineiac, your poems are well-written and very good love wilfred john

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WILFRED JOHN 30 October 2007

Dear Cretan Maineiac, your poems are well-written and very good love wilfred john

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... Lynch 30 September 2007

Great, highly interesting poem. Love the use of words. -Kylie M. Lynch

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Alison Cassidy 28 July 2007

A clever serve at those drama queens and key hole peepers who keep newspaper proprietors in work and celebrities in the public eye. Your last couplet takes the poem to another level altogether. Excellent piece. Effortlessly worded. love, Allie xxxx

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