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The Trick

He stood on stage silent,
his presence was violent,
his body trembled in fear.
A slight puff of grey smoke,
His sharp words came out choked,
"I'm certain I'll disappear."
The magician's fierce stare,
The dark theater's seats bare,
"Another crowd gone, Oh Dear."

Robert Dixon
Balassi Contest

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  1. Date: 10/24/2011 8:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Dr. Ram's "Balassi Stanza" contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 5:12:00 PM
    Oh dear, indeed! Clever Balassi, Robert, melikes it. Congrats, happy day, namaste~N

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 8:50:00 AM
    Congrats Robert on a top ten victory with this exceptional entry for the contest luv...

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 7:10:00 AM
    Congrats. Robert on this rather unique approach. When I was a child I was fascinated by magic and magicians. Saw every show I could get into. Hugs, Vie

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 5:36:00 AM
    A neat idea, lovely verse, congratulations on a worthy presentation. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 3:49:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win in my contest, Robert

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 6:00:00 PM
    Bravo the bravado balassi! Beauty eve to ya~N

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 5:32:00 PM
    I've done the same thing just by reading my poetry to an audience. Tony