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The Virgin Statue

Rating: 4.4

The fiery frolic of Venus's omen
Released the embers from Pygmalion's heart,
Crackling against the statue's abdomen
Till her ivory lips broke apart.

When Pygmalion kissed his snowy bride,
A kiss of crimson and rose desire,
His lips were met with a blush of life,

Till her eyes, once dryly open,

With no choir,
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Will Barber 15 July 2006

The play of color heart, of the red and white - passion and innocence - is stunningly summed up by the union of both in Love. True art. I admired this very much.

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William Jackson 11 July 2006

Beautiful summation of one of my favorite Greek myths. A perfect 10 in my estimation! Thank you!

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