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Death is a Work of Art

Three pummels to the chest abusive words wound the heart slashes though sutured, never heal daggers thrown without a second thought Arrows fly to their target three aimed to pierce the heart a struggle that is far beyond measure what pain do you feel; what tears you apart What weapons do you use when you strike a fragile heart life lies in danger at the hands of men three strokes of a brush, death is a work of art

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Date: 8/6/2017 8:06:00 PM
Hi Lin: The number three is just as profound as your emotive words. my compliments, indeed!
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Date: 8/12/2017 2:58:00 AM
The number represents emphasis, and that IS profound. A humble 'thank you' for reading and also for your compliments, Ralph.
Date: 8/5/2017 7:40:00 PM
oh my goodness, Lin. This is really deep and emotive. Are you using it for the contest called Artwork?
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Date: 8/5/2017 7:43:00 PM
No, it's not for a contest, but thanks.
Date: 8/5/2017 9:37:00 AM
Nicely penned my dear lady...be interesting to see your art work on it lol...^WW^
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Date: 8/5/2017 2:20:00 PM
Thanks very much, WW.
Date: 8/4/2017 2:40:00 PM
there are female archers also, dear poet and some of them use poison tipped arrows..loved this poem.
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Date: 8/4/2017 3:36:00 PM
True, Frederic. This was written without gender bias because you're right...femme fatale. . Thanks!
Date: 8/4/2017 1:48:00 PM
That's a strong piece of poetry, Lin. It's good... Strong and deep emotions.
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Date: 8/4/2017 3:32:00 PM
Thanks a heap, Darren ;-)
Date: 8/4/2017 9:08:00 AM
Incredible piece!
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Lin Lane
Date: 8/4/2017 1:22:00 PM
Thank you, Anna.
Date: 8/4/2017 3:09:00 AM
lovely piece Lin, so well crafted!
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Lin Lane
Date: 8/4/2017 9:14:00 AM
Many thanks, Gordon.
Date: 8/4/2017 12:51:00 AM
Excellent piece, Lin! The trinity is strong in this powerful write! Loved it to death!
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Date: 8/4/2017 9:13:00 AM
Thanks very much, Rick.
Date: 8/3/2017 7:40:00 PM
Wow! Very compelling write. It hit me like a hammer!
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Date: 8/3/2017 7:46:00 PM
I almost used 'hammer' but decided to go with a paint brush. There was something a titch too bludgeoning about it. Glad you're bringing one along, Dale. Thanks!
Date: 8/3/2017 6:33:00 PM
fabulous play on words in the title Lin - your poem sure is a work of art and I love the pic too:-) hugs Jan xx
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Lin Lane
Date: 8/3/2017 7:42:00 PM
Thank you for the artistic critique, Jan. lol
Date: 8/3/2017 5:57:00 PM
This one comes up to the door, forgets to knock, and busts right in. Wow Lin, amazing and a favorite.
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Lin Lane
Date: 8/3/2017 6:06:00 PM
Thank you bunches for the compliments, Tim.
Date: 8/3/2017 5:53:00 PM
Whatever the weapon the result is the same..to quote words from a famous song, death is "just a cold and lonely work of art...
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Lin Lane
Date: 8/3/2017 6:04:00 PM
Nat King Cole in 'Mona Lisa.' What a great comment, Joseph. Thanks so very much.
Date: 8/3/2017 5:49:00 PM
Ah, an artwork, surely it is so! I loved this wondrous write, such a glorious description of the death of a heart! It can be so painfully sad, but it happens to us all at one point or another! What a fantastic piece that you have written, I love it! Great Work!!
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Date: 8/3/2017 6:06:00 PM
I appreciate you in depth comments, as always, Russell. Thanks!