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Expressions Of Self

Expressions Of Self A Poem by Debbie_Philly " a Poem about graffiti from the eyes of the tagger " Expressions Of Self Moon beats down on city streets My need to express is so strong As I roam the darkness, a call To sing my song Blank sheets of canvas, are all I see As my can bleeds to be heard, my need Gets stronger, more ravenous I need Some airtime Places to say my name, I just want to To be heard, a need to be recognized I am a writer of cold hard stone Is that a crime? The can is my pen, my easel if you will In this warm summer night my paint will be spilled, across these city walls My colors and my thoughts will shine With these expressions of self My City’s shrine By Debbie Kelly~ 2006

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Date: 5/5/2014 3:54:00 AM
Well expressed Debbie....we've all been here....reminds me of a Billy Joel song about Billy the Kid..."from a town known as Oyster Bed Long Island, rode a boy with a SIX-PACK in his hand, and his daring life a crime, made him a legend in his time, east and west of the Rio Grande"...
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Date: 4/17/2014 9:56:00 AM
Y our poetry is compelling. Don't know if I like it, yet, or not, but it draws me in--wanting to know more about the lady who writes darkly, yet possesses an exuberant, creative soul. One who like me, searches, and is led creatively by the searching. -Dean
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Debbie Mills-Kelly
Date: 4/24/2014 4:59:00 PM
Thank you so much Dean.... :) You are very kind :)
Date: 2/6/2014 6:15:00 AM
Rock on sister...someone give her an aerosol....another beauty, great write
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Debbie Mills-Kelly
Date: 2/6/2014 8:05:00 AM
LOL Thank you Peter... you know most of these pieces are so old and they went to a picture challenge... this on is Graffiti. :) Thank you once again my friend !! :)
Date: 2/5/2014 10:51:00 PM
Oh this is expressed very well! Nice job Debbie, very deep. :) xoxo
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Debbie Mills-Kelly
Date: 2/6/2014 8:05:00 AM
Thank you again as always my good friend !! :)