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Twisted or Untwisted

Twisted or untwisted, distorted, coiled, warped, entwinded and interwoven, aberrancies cavort. Sleeping in the sun room, mattress on the floor, we thought that was cool then, back in 1974. The sun's glare woke me up, but I kept my eyes shut tight. Still, with my eyelids firmly closed, the room was brutally bright. I was just relaxing there, waking and clearing my head, when I felt my cat step up on the foot of my pallet-like bed. I felt the weight of him walking and I heard his happy purr. He laid down between my legs and I stretched to stroke his fur. He started "making buscuits" on the inside of my thigh, his claws were out, it hurt a bit, and he was kneeding a little high. My right hand was still petting him- my right hand was on his head, and then I opened up my eyes and my stomach lurched with dread. I stared in disbelief because HE WAS NO LONGER THERE, he had simply vanished, was gone into thin air. I have no explanation, it's too twisted to untwist, but I swear this really happened, and my awe of it persists. Twisted and untwisted, reality's illusions, it all adds up cosmically, to circumspect confusion.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 2/28/2010 8:29:00 AM
Danielle, thank your for your support in my contest with this poem. Congratulations, Agape, Moses
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Date: 2/27/2010 4:14:00 PM
congratulations Danielle on this eerie beaut! Because it adds up cosmically to circumspect confusion!!! Cool - Robert
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Date: 2/27/2010 7:36:00 AM
Very spooky poem, Danielle. Enjoyed reading this one very much. Congratulations on your success in John's contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 2/27/2010 7:25:00 AM
Congrats Danielle on your winning poem and placement in Moses contest.. a wonderful write and wonderful win for an amazing lady and poetess.. luv.. Linda-Marie
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Date: 1/22/2010 10:44:00 AM
Danielle, I want to most graciously thank you for your support of my contest. Sincerely, Love, Moses
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Date: 5/26/2009 8:10:00 PM
Congratulations on a well deserved win. Excellent writing. Smiles from Lolita
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Date: 5/25/2009 5:22:00 PM
What a terrific poem....I could feel the chills!! Congrats on your win in the contest, Danielle !! (ps...soup mail reply)
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Date: 5/25/2009 2:02:00 PM
Congrats Danielle on your excellent win! Love, Shar
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Date: 5/25/2009 1:13:00 AM
Congrats on your success in Michael's contest Danielle.Rgds Brian
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Date: 5/24/2009 1:35:00 PM
Danielle, congrats in placing in Michael's contest...Raul
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