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An Empty Bassinet

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An Empty Bassinet

Anguish paints the mask.
Choking on dysphoria
begrimes a collapsed heart.
Hypothermia sets in
when squeezing the color blue.

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  1. Date: 8/1/2009 10:40:00 AM
    Very nice poem in a Tanka form. Magnificent work of a great poet. Congratulations and God bless. Ernilando

  1. Date: 7/28/2009 2:59:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured>>James

  1. Date: 7/27/2009 9:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week John. Love, Carol