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There is a LOOK!!!

Like cold ice.
from men and mice,
I will not ignore,
The warmness in a motionless shore,
Keeping me from the insanity
The stare in my vanity
taunting me
haunting me
promises looking straight at me
tears of serenity 
free from all mental stress or anxiety
drowning in self silence,
holding on to balance,
my eyes flick vindictively.
spellbinding  aggressively 
staring at movement in a ghostly way 
hiding like baldness under a toupee,
wider than the projection of a silhouette
sleeping away the visions I want to forget,

Like I said there is a LOOK!!!

I'll never understand,
From mice to: man.


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  1. Date: 8/19/2014 9:52:00 PM
    Wh...WhAT!> You are KiLLIn me SIllY and Softly with this MICE N Men Hauntingly Daunting projection of silhouettes. Mentally SICK off the 7 rate Chain! Damn if I didn't miss you while you were handling yir biz too! not just your Flowetry which does a helluva deed , in killin' Poets old train of dull doldrums! BUT YOUR COMMENTS ARE OUT OF THIS COSMOS! Sorrry I bugged you sooo much during that time, I really did miss you, ANd I know what you do on here is legit, Not everyone does it like u THo!

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 8:49:00 AM
    PD An interesting and creative write. A little spooky and eerie in some parts, knowing we are stalked and watched by hidden eyes. Thanks for the great comment on my Pirates Plea poem. Hugs

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 6:27:00 AM
    I am so sorry it has taken me this long to get back to you on the comments you have left on my poetry. Thank you so much for taking the time to read and leave a comment P.D..... It truly was appreciated. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 10:52:00 AM
    hi linda I think looks can be deceiving but the eyes are the windows to ones soul I think a lot of people put on a mask metaphoricly speaking not all men are cold as ice you have great insight it shows in your words nice poem x davids cott

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 12:47:00 AM
    'hiding like baldness', ha! Mice do have glaring stares, don't they? Just like men when they are upto something actually. Nice poem PD!

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 10:27:00 AM
    It's nice to be in the same mind set as you. So that means we can always tell what the other is thinking. Mmmm that can be dangerous lol. Later luv.

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 12:22:00 AM
    Hey, Irma. How are you today?? From your blog it sounded like some folks had blocked you unintentionally but those who did it purposefully, I am sorry that happened! You are sweet as can be. I have a question about your contest if you could please answer me quickly.Soupmail.

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 4:43:00 AM
    love the flow n go n go, very intense, in a whip like sense, like shots from a Tommy gun, intense 4 the feel, this one, so well done...

    Date: 3/5/2012 10:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    still love it mate ...keep em coming )
  1. Date: 1/27/2012 1:25:00 PM
    WOW PD.I love this very dramatic piece.Great job,I really felt this~Thanks for dropping in on me...anytime~

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 12:01:00 PM
    I am stopping by to thank you for your comment on my poem "Touching" P.D. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 8:09:00 AM
    Whoa, Whoa, females are the complicated ones Nikko---Guys are painfully simple, naive, and a little bit cute maybe and perhaps occasionally frustrating but hey! The mirror is the most confusing to any of us is it not. Love this P.D. & thanks for a fun contest, Craig

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 9:44:00 AM
    hmm maybe we should try to think from man to mice? or I think I would understand mighty mouse better than any guy, haha! But yup, a stare could melt and burn you....

  1. Date: 1/24/2012 6:48:00 AM
    Thank you for your kind comments on my writings P.D. It was a pleasure to read your poetry today loved seeing all you have written in the last week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 2:23:00 PM
    maybe a stare of desire. p.d love the rhythm of this as it flows towards the end. harry

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 2:52:00 AM
    This is really very cleverly done. I could see myself staring at my own reflection and trying to see into myself. The part about from mice to men left me but the rest fit right in. Like you say it's a stare we can't ignore. Here in our vanity we taunt ourselves and promise to make ourselves better. We look ourselves over and critique ever line every wrinkle. A fine piece that makes the reader think. God Bles, JB thanks so much for your encouraging comments. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 9:12:00 PM
    love the way you write it ... can the flow of your emotion increasing from line to to line ... gr8 read :)

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 7:47:00 PM
    What a picture you paint , so easy to lose myself in your work time and again . Thank you for sharing PD , Hugs and best wishes Declan xxx

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 3:12:00 PM
    I like the mice and men theme P D,, good words from you today...)

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 2:57:00 PM
    all kinds of cool things in this poem of yours PD..............including that baldness simile, staring at movement, personification of promises. all cool. If I was better educated i'd come up with a much better word than "cool" but that seems to be topo dog in my vocabulary for now. I like the name of it along with that pretty eye staring at ...Movement?

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 11:20:00 AM
    from mice TO man or from mice AND men. You said it both ways and it makes a big difference in your meaning. haha. This is really interesting, PD. I quite like it. Love the way you said "hiding like baldness under a toupee." Your imagery is always so unique. Hey, you went and did the idea that I was going back in forth on in my mind, whether to do a clerihew contest!! well, I can always do a new one later down the road. And that way, you can enter YOUR best one!! (or else I will make it even harder and say to use a brand new one. heehee) I hope your contest fills up fast now. MAny people are doing great clerihew. Luv, Andrea