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Bathsheba

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Bathsheba

The juggler moves his fingers fast, 
he likes to smile and to deceive, 
when people laugh at his recast, 
his goal's higher things to achieve, 
for Bathsheba applauds and laughs.

Her hands she claps with sullen glee, 
changed him to a marionette, 
that sprawls for her obediently, 
       jinxed tragicomical duette, 
       he jumps defeating gravity.

The juggler walks on tightened rope, 
St. Bernard will protect his act, 
frail equilibrium's postponed, 
he'll pass across, crows' croaks detract, 
agleam granite pavement's below.

Unmoved he laid, (lost souls misgive) , 
the juggler sprawled did not bemoan, 
the sawbones's charlatan and thief, 
as Bathsheba failed to dethrone, 
the clown's tangential unknown grief.

© G. V. 12/23/2012, All Rights Reserved
( Iambic tetrameter form.)

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  1. Date: 3/19/2014 7:57:00 AM
    Hi, Congrats on your deserved win. Regards Theresa xx

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 7:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on the fine win, very convincing expressions, deserves much higher place, Giorgio

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 6:18:00 AM
    This must be a superb poem especially its structure

    A. V. Avatar Giorgio A. V.
    Date: 4/14/2013 10:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you H.O. Nice and honest answer.