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OCCUPIED

A Poem by Shelly Bell
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This is the first of a new poetry series i am writing.

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smiles

teeth
laughter


heart
valves
pulse


legs 
feet
run


God created all things equal.


stomach
blatter
sprinkle


hands
fingers
drenched


head
eyes
lift


white only
stop signs
urinate


it's not the sidewalk's fault.
I just couldn't hold it anymore.


the secret of equality lies
behind the revolving door
of common places.

 

© 2010 Shelly Bell


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Shelly Bell
Shelly Bell

Alexandria, VA



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To merely refer to North Carolina native and Alexandria, VA resident Shelly Bell as a curious and talented consumer of life’s most positive energies would only tell half of the story. An award-w.. more..

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A Poem by Shelly Bell