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Animus in Prelude

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Below is the poem entitled Animus in Prelude which was written by poet Gabrielle Alcazaren. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Animus in Prelude

Coffeeblood castings surface
Earthworms rip through trenches
Tangleweeds tug at my limbs
Twisting ferns rake through my hair
As spikes of foxglove ready a violet strangle
The sun itself is fixing to swallow me up
Its incisors cutting through the sweet dream sky
Grass wet with venom spit
The vapors rise to sting my eyes
Red and yellow seeps through thin skin
Sweat, the traitor, dares to join with soil

Morning is the enemy.

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  1. Date: 5/3/2011 7:44:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry today Gabrielle and waiting to read more. Thank you for your kind comments. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 6:53:00 AM
    Thank you for your comment on my poem. I will take your advise and try to improve on it. Your poetry is amazing. I hope with reading yours and others poems will have me mature with my writing

  1. Date: 4/30/2011 9:11:00 PM
    Hello, Gabrielle! welcome to the soup.. and thanks for this thoughtful poem... i like the coffee...line it reminds me of me..i can't handle..the caffine... you have awesome metaphors... and yes... i hate mornings..i'm glad all my sleep is all whacked... enjoyed your poem..take care..p.d.

  1. Date: 4/30/2011 4:13:00 PM
    Thank you for the welcome, Carol!

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 11:03:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Gabrielle. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 7:40:00 AM
    Thank you so much. I look forward to reading some of your work and just getting more involved on this site. Now I already feel welcome.

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 5:43:00 AM
    Wow...I am beside myself here. This was just phenomenal writing.