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4/3/2019 Lizard Brain


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Lizard Brain



There was a Woman

I knew

Who taught Snake Charming

She was raised a Spiritist

Making her an expert

On Mediumship

And the possessive impulse

If you can put the reptile to sleep

She sd

You wake up your true potential

I disagree

I sd

Because the tickle

At the base of spine

The preemptive Kundalini


Once bitten

The Living Poison



Who else?

I ask’d

Can bask beneath

The Sun’s Sovereignty

Its empire growing

Degree by Degree

Who but The Dragon

The Ox

The Serpent

Will remind us

We are Born From

And To

A Manifestation of




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Juris,  A snake charmer?  Ha, great opening.  The short lines centered, you could almost see the head of the snake.  I felt this one up my spine.  Snakes creep me out but this poem didn't.  Loved it,


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