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All Consuming Questions

A Rambling Righting Riley - Shauna Riley Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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All Consuming Questions

Like poison injected, coursing through my veins
Like soot inhaled, choking the air I breathe

Like screaming, deafening in my ears
Like oiled cogs and gears, cranking in my head

Like thick, enveloping fog, blurring my vision
Like a ravenous cancer, eating and spreading 

Like a metallic taste, needing to be spit out
Like flooding my dreams, stealing my sleep

All consuming power, sealed behind ruby lips
Sown tightly shut, with needle and thread

Shauna Riley 1-21-11

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  1. Date: 6/30/2011 5:13:00 AM
    A belated congratulations A on your win in Brian Strand's "One Off" contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/25/2011 2:02:00 AM
    Short but potent!

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 8:17:00 PM
    An insightful write..enjoyed.Congrats on your win Shauna.

  1. Date: 6/18/2011 3:18:00 AM
    this one is the winner winner chicken dinner! Nice! Metallic taste yuck!:)

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 9:54:00 PM
    Constance, the name at the bottom makes me think this was a poem about this person? Full of emotion and pain. Congrats on your excellent win.

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    Date: 6/17/2011 11:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Nope this isn't Constance...this is "A Rambling Righting Riley"....Shauna Riley...thanks!
  1. Date: 6/17/2011 6:25:00 AM
    Congrats on your first place win in the contest with another excellent entry billing..

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 12:14:00 AM
    sunny congrats on your top win in brian's "off , one" , shauna... we are all no.1 here in the contest! :) huggs