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Pregnant pause

The gaps in her sentences
are always filled with insights from others
Who prompt her to speak a truth she does not ascribe to

They witter and order and claim her thoughts as their own
Changing the essence of what she feels
so that she offers saccharine lies

Seething inside she wonders at a world where reality is desecrate
the rubbing away of hard edges
Grinding her down in the process

Her pauses are all she has, reflections of herself
The gaps in her sentences
A testament to the woman she wishes to be

Copyright © Lisa Cole

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  1. Date: 1/28/2011 10:41:00 PM
    Very thought provoking write---kashinath

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 12:28:00 PM
    Nice deep and secretive... to build a moment around a claimed thought can be one epic perception.. tough and strong like a women... one cool poem Lisa, and thanks so much for your awesome comment.... one passionate write ,, yake care,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/25/2010 10:16:00 AM

  1. Date: 7/9/2010 4:06:00 AM
    the rubbing away of hard edges is always disheartening.

  1. Date: 7/8/2010 4:09:00 PM
    Great title explained brillantly in this write, Lisa!! Congratulations on your writing being featured this week at the Soup!! I look forward to reading more from you!

  1. Date: 7/8/2010 10:23:00 AM
    Congrats on being featured. Rhonda Hero

  1. Date: 7/6/2010 10:11:00 AM

  1. Date: 7/6/2010 3:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup Lisa. May you have many more features. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 10:08:00 AM
    Congrats Lisa, on having your poem being featured on the Poetry Soup homepage this week, you are such a great talent! keep up the great writes, and enjoy the honor. Love, Adeleke

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 8:01:00 AM
    thankyou im so excited and happy to be featured, blessings xx

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 7:08:00 AM
    Many congrats on your feature this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 7/4/2010 1:35:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today.. I'm new to the soup so I hope you have an open mind as far as poetry. Enjoy ya day.

  1. Date: 6/30/2010 10:10:00 PM
    yep, it's art

  1. Date: 6/30/2010 6:36:00 PM
    Very good flow, especially in verse two. Nice. Charles

  1. Date: 6/30/2010 6:08:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup Family.. so enjoyed reading your creative write tonight.. with luv from the "Sweetheart" in Hawaii on vacation...

  1. Date: 6/30/2010 5:33:00 PM
    going to my favs, I have the pause problem and everyone wants to finish sentences that they really don't understand. Especailly my husband. lol

  1. Date: 6/30/2010 11:28:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Lisa. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. 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: 6/30/2010 11:26:00 AM
    Soon to be mum, she may metamorph more than others >> James

  1. Date: 6/30/2010 8:39:00 AM
    I enjoyed the pregnant pause