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 Brizo
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I'm guilty of being an armchair plotter...and then my children went and lived their own lives, and outdid any plot I might have imagined...

love, actually

theres no redemption
in all this deceiving
the truth is knotted
inside my self protection

I loved you

but that was just your bauble
a shiny thing to attract
the next jaybird
with the sweetness
of stolen things

01/10/2012
 Brizo
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Posted: 1/18/2012 9:26:00 PM
bound


blindfolds, chains and claims
of a larcenous nature

is it criminal
to surrender?

there is no higher law
than the stirring
of desire

and the bondage
of yearning

LS 01/18/2012
 NaiveAndWitty
Joined: 1/23/2010
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Posted: 1/20/2012 11:29:46 AM
"there is no higher law
than the stirring
of desire

and the bondage
of yearning"


The above is quite deep, brizo. I thank you for sharing it with us.
 NaiveAndWitty
Joined: 1/23/2010
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Posted: 1/20/2012 2:47:37 PM
We are reaping our harvest
From a skeleton, nostalgic
For that, which has come
And gone. Thus, we wonder,
Shall the tree of life blossom
Before our eyes, or has the
Glory of our Eden departed.
 Brizo
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Posted: 1/20/2012 8:29:08 PM
Joshua! *tackles and smooches*

can't help wondering if you're talking about the old forums....lmao...

Soooo glad to see you back on here baby...
 Autumn Fantasy
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Posted: 1/20/2012 9:55:36 PM
Not sure if it can ever be so much fun
too many missing faces
life lifting us up in it's arms
and giving us a hug
a good book
family
friends
I miss
the spontaneity
new year though
who knows?
 Brizo
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Posted: 1/21/2012 6:28:00 PM
Becks! yeah, hopefully they'll come back. I notice a lot of them are starting to trickle in...
thanks for stopping by, great to see you again!



and the mirror cracked



when the fool is you

the mirror
becomes an enemy

truth becomes
a bomb

designed to explode

and shatter

the shell
of your myths

LS 01/23/12
 NaiveAndWitty
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Posted: 1/21/2012 7:25:30 PM
Of your myths
I dance alone
Eager to witness
The fun unfold.
 Brizo
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Posted: 6/6/2014 6:16:49 PM
Alice in Dunderland

Coupons good at the mad hattery
with fading smile
the Chesire Cat's your clerk
he'll take your money
then he'll stick around
invisible to lurk
hiding from the Red Queens
homicidal quirk
the Caterpillar tokes his hookah
with a smirk
his High-Q seemingly increasing
as a perk
you watch it all
with sanity
dissolving as a boundary
when rationality
is too much work

brizo 6/06/14
 _Sheltering_Sky_
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Posted: 6/6/2014 9:10:56 PM
Nice to see you back here again, Brizo.
 wool_c
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Posted: 6/7/2014 6:57:42 AM
Well shux. I was going to put that little guy that claps in this comment, but we don't have that option any more evidently? (you can tell how long it's been since I've posted) Love the write!! :D
 Brizo
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Posted: 6/20/2014 11:13:59 PM
wow, I just tried to "like" a post 0_O

thanks all! I was just funning...over there in first/last, my old stomping grounds before the muse forsook me. Omg, forsook is a word?

sometimes I miss this place...
 Brizo
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Posted: 7/12/2014 11:19:19 AM
Aqualung

He took from you
but he has you convinced
you made an offer

wrinkles crave the smooth
the guileless new
in your full coffer

attention is a coin
you wanted him
to let you join

and you will one day realize
the thing he took
the thing that only you can give
was a great loss

and all the tidbits
that he threw you
came at such a heavy cost
and it affects the way you live

the girlhood ghost
will tunnel under to forget
and struggle over to forgive

© brizo 7/11/14
 Perfectly me
Joined: 12/10/2006
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Posted: 8/9/2014 11:42:03 PM
Crippled chick,
the chill of Winter
invades my imperfections
with sharp razors.
 
Tiny Gnomes carry pickaxes,
tap cave art all day on my bones.
On a tight schedule
and in league with a devil.
 
The “Ides of March”
be dammed.
I'm Summer's child,
I've long memories
that are light and warm.
 
And I know art lights a flame,
that transcends thinking
into vibrantly colored visions.


(Nice to see you again Brizo, Love your poems...smile)
 Brizo
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Posted: 10/6/2014 8:42:37 AM
oh wow, no idea you had posted perfectly me. I love the poem, it's really good. Timely too, with crippling winter approaching...:-(

what about bob?
you -
I tried to accept you
I tried
but you make my father
look at me with narrowed eyes

he is afraid of everything now
he thinks he is so evil
that others can become infected
just by touching him

he thinks he has done awful things
he thinks the people who love him
are plotting his demise
and he can't trust anyone

I miss him
I miss our dinners
and online shopping
one screen, two chairs

I miss chatting
while I am filling pills
I miss him asking
for copies of my music

now his mouth hangs open
while he drools
now he stands confused
in complete indecision
at the simplest choice

and all I am left with is you
and who the hell are you
and what have you done
with my father?

©brizo 10/05/2014
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 Brizo
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Posted: 2/5/2017 4:49:38 PM
Overcome this uncertainty
This need to always know
swallow insecurity
into the dark you go
opening your mind
to anything encountered
and maybe you will find
your question has been answered

brizo

from eight line stanzas
 Cynderella
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Posted: 2/28/2017 1:39:00 PM
Nice to see you on your page...
 Brizo
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Posted: 1/14/2019 8:38:48 PM
only certain ones can take the call
living with their backs against the wall
maybe they've got nothing left to lose
dynamite just looking for the fuse
only certain ones can light the match
grifting like it's all for them to snatch
maybe they should stop while they're ahead
money doesn't matter when you're dead
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