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Lashing Out

Lashing out in a huff gives hug
'Til deep within a scar he dug

Life with a angry~happy man
A fake smile saying life is grand

While in the kitchen the wife cooks
Getting by with hook or crook

As she pours sweet Pine~Sol too
Smell the savory scent of stew

Holding a hot coal to calm nerves
Anger dispersed throughout swerve

Acidic antidote poured out
Ruined the vessel's long strong spout

Living with angry~happy man
From outside life looked all time grand  

Sponsor: Sheri Fresonke Harper
Contest: Jutapose Oddly
Written: November 05, 2013

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  1. Date: 11/22/2013 3:12:00 PM
    A very good poem Sara, I just loved it...Roger

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 7:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win, sara

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 2:59:00 PM
    Nice juxtapose throughout this clever poem. Congrats on the win :)

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 1:23:00 PM
    - Congratulations on your winning poem, Sara! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 12:55:00 PM
    Sara, a nice wonderful win...SKAT

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 8:48:00 AM
    Sara, oops about the two line stanzas, however a really fine poem, enjoyed it greatly. Thanks much for entering my contest.

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 7:14:00 AM
    - Well done for contest Sara - Good luck !!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 5:34:00 PM
    wow it is so fresh! love you stretching [me too on the dr & the blood work!] HUGS! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 3:45:00 PM
    Very interesting. this was a contest theme I was not brave enough to try!! the title of this one could be: looks can be deceiving.

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 1:35:00 PM
    deep and very beautifully penned

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 10:51:00 AM
    Nice enjambent of thoughts, sara.. you are really unique.. much enjoyed!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 9:11:00 AM
    I enjoyed this lovely write wishes in the contest

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 3:04:00 AM
    you showed great strength in contrasting in this piece... thank you!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 10:27:00 PM
    Hi Sara, deep within is oft this angry-/happy man To have an outlet to express is wonderful Great effort Brian

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Hi Sara, I think this one has something all of us can relate to..Nicely penned! Ken

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 4:07:00 PM
    Sara, this is a delightful read, I can relate to that happy/angry man, it used to be me. thanks for the read...peter

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 12:11:00 PM
    One I truly relate to every word...wonderful outstanding job...

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 10:06:00 AM
    Sara.......I must say, this is absolutely superb. It will do very well, indeed. Often..all that anger gets bottled up inside, and one never ones when that final spark will bring about a tragedy. Thanks for sharing this, my dear! hugs!

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Another masterful entry for a contest my friend! I surely loved reading this delightful poem this morning! What a tremendous piece, quite the enlightening poem, Great Work!!