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Humankind  are like atomic cake                                                                                                             frothy frosting  on  top, a face shown to the world.                                                                       Pristine  perfect  pretty                                                                                                                             but not very interesting.

Deeper is the chocolate. Somber serious.  A dark  silence                                                                 that plunges                                                                                                                                                   to the abyss                                                                                                                                                  strawberries beneath, red as lips red as heart because

Everyone                                                                                                                                                     has bled.

Below  it is                                                                                                                                           messy                                                                                                                                                       organic and rich. We are                                                                                                                             bananas. We are nuts! That is

the best part.                                                                                                                                               But  leave it exposed for too long                                                                                                       and it  may spoil.

All these supported by the  base                                                                                                         pure flour, an ever standing fortress.                                                                                                   Sticky.                                                                                                                                                             Sweet.

Delicious.

 

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This poem is in response to the Daily Prompt  Layers

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Fun With Four

 

about yourself

 

This is in response to Vicky V’s blog: A Study In Fours

Four names people call me other than my real name:
Ms. V
Aunt Krissy
The Rabbit
Stine

Four Movies I’ve Watched More Than Once:
Midnight in Paris
Last Tango in Paris
A Streetcar Named Desire                                                                                                                 Interview With The Vampire

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Four Books Or Authors I’d Recommend:
Anything by William Shakespeare
Anything by Anne Rice
The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Four Places I’ve Lived:
Only ever the Midwest, U.S. A.

Four Places I’ve Visited:
England  (for Shakespeare, Stonehenge and more)
Paris  (hoping to time travel back to 1920’s, hmmm…)
Spain ( for Flamenco, Tapas, and general all night hell raising)
New Orleans (because it is the best place on earth!)

 

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Four Things I’d Rather Be Doing Right Now:                                                                         I am  writing, aren’t I?  So this is pretty good 🙂

Four foods I don’t like:
I like everything!!!

Four of my favorite foods: 
I like everything!!!

Four Shows I Watch: 
Game of Thrones
Outlander
American Horror Story
Poldark

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Four Things I’m Looking Forward To This Year: 
Summer!
Spending time with animals
Hiking/ swimming
My ‘to read’ list

Four Things I’m Always Saying:
It’s possible.
It’s OK.
Everything is the opposite of what it seems to be.
“To thine own self be true.” (Will’s line, not mine.)

***  If you like this and want to join in the fun, consider yourself tagged! ***   Just copy and paste to your own blog and fill in your own answers.

I can’t wait to read All About You, my pretty ones 🙂

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