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Mother Goose meets Salvador Dali

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Mother Goose meets Salvador Dali

Below within the dwelling deep,
while tumbling in fitful sleep;
the rumble-hum of furnace keep;
the mouse and Cat Lord Bo-peep.

Fluttering lids and labored breath
below within the dwelling deep,
furious dreams do waken sleep
attributes of childhood’s bequeath.

Horrors rise on temporal tides
a stew of insanity bides.
Below within the dwelling deep,
the cat fiddle-screeches life’s weep.

Dali cobbles retinal creeps
the mind dittles and cows moo oon,
The nightmares ending none too soon
below within the dwelling deep.



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  1. Date: 7/2/2010 10:08:00 AM
    Congratulations Deb on your poem being in the spotlight in Joe Flach's contest "One Good Quatern Deserves Another". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 9:58:00 PM
    Congrats Teach on your HM in Joe's contest.. another amazing write and honor for u.. and I do so luv Dr. Ram's kudos blog to u .. enjoy my friend, mentor and teach.. pupil..luv..

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 9:08:00 PM
    Yes, it is quite surreal. Very interesting one that I had not had the pleasure yet to see. Congrats for your HM, Deb. Nice seeing you here tonight. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 8:42:00 PM
    Great entry. congratulations on your hm. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/1/2010 8:02:00 PM
    Deborah, very, very creative. Interesting read, that made me have to concentrate and think about what I was reading. Thank you for entering this in my contest.

  1. Date: 6/24/2010 9:32:00 AM
    Dali is horror, having trouble combining ideology with Mother Goose. Have you read Bruno Bettelheim's Uses of Enchantment - discussion of how fairy tales allow children to come to terms with fear, esp of abandonment, death, injury, monsters, witches, death of a parent, poverty, hunger etc. Facinating....

  1. Date: 6/23/2010 6:00:00 AM
    I once attened a exhibit of Salvadore Dali, in Florida. I was as enraptured and spell-bound by the images he created, as I am by this magnificant poem you have created. Love,Lainie

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 5:08:00 AM
    It is a pleasure to be reading your poetry this morning Deb. Wishing you a wonderful day filled with an overload of inspiration. Hoping you will challenge yourself to use all the inspiration which you may receive today. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 4:29:00 PM
    This is SO cool. Dali definitely has a dreamlike quality to his work. I love his stuff, this poem was almost as surreal as one of his paintings. Darn good- going to faves.

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 1:29:00 PM
    Deborah, I enjoyed reading this one..Very creative on your part..Keep the excellent work flowing.Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..Sara