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Through the shallows, Through the depths, The muck and the mire, With trembling limbs I succor the dying, Strip the layers naked... A conceit of consciousness In psychic awareness, I repute the repudiated Caught in a self made web Of hubris, malevolent envy. Wrath a Boomerang, must return. Ashes back to ashes is The only transformation Derived in sustained purgatory. © Connie Marcum Wong

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 8/22/2016 9:52:00 AM
Sad. Great. And not senseless...
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Date: 8/9/2016 7:01:00 PM
Hi Connie, this is a very deep, well thought out piece of poetry. There is so much excellent content in this piece Connie. This is one of those special writes when no worfd i write can actually express how brilliant it is. This being the case Connie, i say this is an excellent write, it is going into my faves and it is definitely a seven. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 7/29/2016 10:05:00 AM
Does it always come down to Karma? Calling on Jesus might only stir the ashes. Deep stuff, Connie. Love, DAve
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Date: 7/28/2016 8:16:00 PM
Wow, deep and intelligent writing, Connie What inspired this one?
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Date: 7/24/2016 9:08:00 AM
'Sustained purgatory' and conceit of consciousness', I like that. Also 'reputing the repudiated. Senselessness made sense through reflection. Just enough sense start some transformation. Well written.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 7/25/2016 12:48:00 PM
Thank you very much Kai.; )
Date: 7/19/2016 1:15:00 PM
Beautiful poem mam:)
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Date: 7/19/2016 1:02:00 PM
a shattered cry which hits the very core of inhumanity, and makes me feel your grit... brilliant, visceral, connie!... huggs
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Date: 7/19/2016 11:31:00 AM
Oh so profoundly expressive are your words, Connie! What is going on around us is truly senseless, but there is divine justice which eventually will prevail. #7+ Regards // paul
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Date: 7/19/2016 10:54:00 AM
Spiritual awareness screaming! Excellent writing dear, Connie! A seven!
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Date: 7/19/2016 7:52:00 AM
How foolish we are. We must face the poetic justice some day.Well written Connie. Love.
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Date: 7/19/2016 5:52:00 AM
- A powerful poems, Connie - Great use of metaphor: Boomerang .... as a symbol of the circle of life (7) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/19/2016 4:01:00 AM
I admire the thought you put into this piece. Lots of innocent people dying from the selfish hands of those seeking harm for what is shameless and unjustified. Adding this to my favorite list. Jesse
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 7/19/2016 10:23:00 AM
Thank you so very much for making this poem a favorite Jesse. I really appreciate your your insightful comment. : )Aloha, Connie