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SEVEN DAYS

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SEVEN DAYS



seven days a week... the intervals in between
can shape twilight into scented ambrosia
    and turn noontime to boiled potion of tan,
dusk smears the sky darkening bronze
        while the night, a textured chameleon... 
  the shrill and serenity of minutes
can blaze the air with  time's ecstacy 
or numb the splintered liver of pain's regret. 

is this a week
that pours of subway’s sweat, then glitters
evening with a vault 
of celibate, white stars? coffee and newspaper
expire as the hours    dwindle into pieces
of unknown sighs: a clock
without hands cradling an endless space
bathed in the moist kiss of dawnbreak
floating on a veil graced by 
             life's alchemy, unbidden...
 
seven days a week: a deep hole lost
in a melee between men and beasts,
defining not the terms and conditions
of human traces that linger or stain
the lines of meridians blending haste with
                            pace?
             there are no answers, 
i just wade like a child becoming a fetus
without all these adult specs rendering
white stars,celibate...
           in seven days a week.




Space and Time Contest
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use of small caps is intentional





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  1. Date: 2/23/2014 6:55:00 PM

    Beautiful poem, Nette. Congratulations on your win in the space and time contest. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 10:21:00 AM

    Amazing, intense pouring of thoughts and images Nette--"Splintered liver of pain's regret"---Wowser!

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 12:05:00 AM

    Congrats on the win Nette,have a lovely Sunday.

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 8:02:00 PM

    Nette, a nice win...SKAt

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 6:14:00 PM

    Nette I truly enjoyed "Seven Days". Fantastic poetry. Congratulations on your well deserve win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 9:45:00 AM

    It often seems as if week after week, we simply exist in that deep hole lost. It is up to us to step aside, and look, breathe in, live outside the frenzy...in a world such as this,, it can be a hard thing to do. A good reminder is your poem! Great introspection!

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 9:26:00 AM

    Nette this is seven days of splendor, congratulations.

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 3:29:00 AM

    Enjoyed the write on Space and Time . Congrats on the fine win, nette

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 3:15:00 AM

    Good work Nette... Enjoyed... Verlena

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 8:50:00 AM

    I thoroughly enjoyed this, Nette. Your most interesting play on words kept me entranced. Thank you for entertaining me this morning with you wonderful poetry.

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 10:33:00 PM

    This is such an awesome write. I love the way you move in and out of the breathing days with your descriptive genius - ' a vault of celibate white stars', wow! this is so inspirational. your work is very unique, and very original. the beauty you toss from a moist kiss of daybreak... and 'time's ecstasy' is out of this world! Fantastic work, Nette, I am faving this.. lots of 777s .love and hugs.

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 6:42:00 PM

    A poem that is a gift from above,definitely a heavenly dew, rejoice nette that the message is passed through you. Remain anointed angel of God.

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 5:03:00 PM

    This write is full of grandiose images, ones that seven days a week can emphasize completely! I really enjoyed reading this enlightening poem here this evening! What a brilliant piece, you have done masterfully with this incredible poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 4:21:00 PM

    Great poem, Great images. Loved your poem Nette....peter

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 2:48:00 PM

    Very descriptive work..Seven days a week can become blended all into one rutt..Thanks for the visit to my page..We are expecting more icing this evening when the sun drops with it the thermometer..Sara

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 1:58:00 PM

    Definitely filled with the many nuggets of moments in just a week. Great mystical images and the effect, softy dramatic.Thank you for an award in your contest, Nette.

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 1:31:00 PM

    - May all seven days of the week be a party and enjoy ... (my day are: headache) - Must sign off the pc ..... can not bear to read more poems today ... : ( - Hope your day / evening will be fine. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 1:25:00 PM

    I was immersed in another realm, far from my own world, for a week that seemed like eternity.Overwhelming how you can expand boundaries of time with living metaphors!

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 12:56:00 PM

    I loved this nette I'm celibate too . Thanks for sharing Daz