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All Consuming Questions

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All Consuming Questions

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

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

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

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

Questions
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 luv..enjoy..top 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