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In Love With A Gorgon

Rating: 4.9

At the time of the sun's spitting saffron out in the sky,
my life turned into a dazzling Gorgon and smiled.

The Gorgon with her snaky hair and tempting eyes
that I didn't know, turned a lot of things into stone.

Her smile drove me unwilling to suffer an eclipse,
frantic to climb the ladder of paramount ecstasy.

Prying into the tangles of love, I shrugged off

the unburdening of things we carry to the end.
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Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Topic(s) of this poem: life and death
William Jackson 13 May 2006

I love the first stanza. This poem is very imaginative and stimulating. It is everything a poem should be and is alive and magical.

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Uriah Hamilton 21 July 2005

A truly impressive poem.

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Linda Preston 23 March 2005

Yes, like most of this. Some interesting half rhymes and I really like the line'her smile seemed like music of pebbles in a stream' Promising.

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