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LOVE'S MESSAGES sapphic stanza


                                             LOVE'S MESSAGES 

                                                                                                           
                   Hunted fiercely through the eye attacking ragg'ed crowd of din--
                   Sorted swiftly through the stone cold features--haggard face by haggard face--
                   Fought gut fear -- he’d read love’s secret message wrong again;

                   Joy-stunned
                   He glimpsed the boot clad foot that led her floating from the train….



Victoria Anderson-Throop  2013

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Date: 6/20/2013 11:44:00 PM
Damn, this was a very strong piece. Fantastic ending!
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Victoria Anderson-Throop
Date: 6/21/2013 12:43:00 PM
Thanks, Drake. I like the ending, too. Took me longer to write the last line (days) than the rest of the poem. I knew what I wanted to happen, just not how to say it....from one who has read love's messages wrong so many times, I wanted a character that gets it right! Glad you enjoyed it!