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Read Poems by Debbie Guzzi

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war and peace

across the table pink-eyed – not even Alice’s rabbit either – the impenitent sat – stooped – round as a fatted pig – full of pride in service – unabashed by his kill count – he spoke of philosophy Paris and London – his son following in his footsteps - Afghanistan his war – Perrier green glass sparkled – heat withheld – lust present & accounted for – lust for the military bit

across the table sat Alice - unknowing peacemonger – she observed his head turtling into his neck – she didn’t comment on his war stories – caffeine drove her to the precipice of honesty - lemming like she fell – but not for him – the hour spent down the rabbit hole passed – the sustenance she fed him swallowed - they parted ways

no company found – matchless – burnt-out flames – neither the better off for the meet 

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 8/16/2017 10:37:00 PM

    enjoyed reading dear friend
  1. Date: 8/15/2017 2:31:00 PM

    I like Alice because she knows her own mind. Perhaps she was taken in by him at first, but then got the better of herself. One question, should your line read "..sustenance she 'fed' him..."? Anyway, it's a very strong piece. But then your works always are.
  1. Date: 8/12/2017 1:31:00 PM

    Beautifully Written. Nice Piece
  1. Date: 8/2/2017 5:20:00 PM

    Beautiful Metaphoric poem in a world where we politically percieve the opposite. Please accept an italian hug!
  1. Date: 7/31/2017 4:44:00 PM

    Sometimes two sides do not read the same story in the same book! Sometimes never the twain shall meet. An interesting write.

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