Saturday, September 5, 2015

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photo from Dismaland



STILETTO ALLURE
Her stilettos clicked boardroom tiles
Men trembled at her slightest wiles
She, goddess, she, diva
Till another, more wicked, more diva
Benched her, to pigeon lady in the park
Now they smother her; question mark
Who is she? faced hidden in feathered smack
Feathered, not tarred, for a hurried snack
Sister sister of Wall street.
© gillena cox



Written for
FLASH 55 PLUS!
Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

The challenge: to visit Dismaland, the anti-themepark brainchild of the artist known as Banksy, and add your poetic voice to his creative vision in precisely 55 WORDS

24 comments:

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Katy

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  2. This is absolutely brilliant..! Love the rhythmic flow in this captivating piece :D

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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    1. Happy you stopped by to read mine Gail

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  4. Most opportune and an appropriate time. Wall St is right now in throes of market pressure! Very up-to-date Gillena!

    Hank

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    1. Thanks for dropping in to read mine Hank

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  5. The shift in persona within your poem is effective...nicely gathered, Gillena.

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  6. Haha! You and I chose the same image. There is something in that frightful moment which tells of a life lesson waiting to be told.

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    1. Surely Kerry. Coming over to read yours

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  7. Wow, you packed a lot into 55 words! An intriguing image; you found a good story for it.

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  8. Once you reached the top of the mountain the fall is longer...

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    1. Yup
      Happy you dropped in Bjorn

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  9. Some circles are quite terrifying...

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      Magaly thanks for dropping in

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  10. I love this idea of an "anti-theme park". You did a good job with this stiletto lady. How quickly they can fall. Wall Street is hiccuping at the idea of higher interest rates. I try not to pay any attention to the wickedness.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Yvonne

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  11. So that's how the pigeon lady came to be! I love all the references you've included in this.

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    1. Happy you dropped in to read mine Mary

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