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Cotton Candy at the Carousel

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Cotton Candy at the Carousel

The moonlight beamed on our whitened teeth as we wrote our names in the methylone stars,
Raspberry pixels leaked out of our cheeks as we covered our lungs in black velvet tar.
The wind blew your hair into an endless twirl as we dissolved our tonsil's confectionery swirl,
Red liquorice gloss dropped from your lips as the lime citronella cracked us like whips.

Analogies blend in the amethyst air as we painted our nerves with azure and cerise,
Rainbows fell from a digital sky as we glared at the sun with kaleidoscope eyes.
We poured all our closets into canals, we fed fake horses inside carousels,
We wolfed down our thoughts with our knives and our forks and washed it all down with 

Circles and squares drift out of your mouth as I turn to a voiceless skeleton,
Fingernails ran from my candy-coat smile as i breathe beside hollow mannequins.
Horizons slid from out of our sleeves, we're pasting sunsets behind forest trees,
We've cut down the curtains, we've locked all the doors, and now it's time to swallow the keys.

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  1. Date: 11/22/2010 10:36:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Shannon. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information on PoetrySoup including contests by members of PoetrySoup and contests by the PoetrySoup site also which you as a new member and us oldies also may enter. If you have questions please feel free to ask ANYONE here. We are ALL willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/22/2010 3:59:00 AM
    wonderful poem my friend

  1. Date: 11/21/2010 6:10:00 AM
    Beautiful poetry to read on this fine Sunday, nice one Shannon. A warm welcome to the Soup >> James :)

  1. Date: 11/19/2010 1:34:00 PM
    What a fine display of words you have penned , Shannon

  1. Date: 11/19/2010 10:44:00 AM
    This was one hell of a journey...excellent job Shannon!!

  1. Date: 11/19/2010 7:17:00 AM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. so enjoyed reading your poetry today with its creative theme.. hope your time on Soup will be special and fun.. need any help just ask any one.. check out the contest page offered to members.. good luck with luv..

  1. Date: 11/19/2010 4:49:00 AM
    I think this is a great poem - stunning use of language - hope to read more...