what's in a name?

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    what's in a name?

    please do not misread
    my secret subtleties
    I go to depths
    not easily seen

    I hide nothing
    but hidden still remain
    unheard stanzas
    echo in each refrain

    tender can be taken
    to mean that I am sweet
    my fierce and loving heart
    is worn upon my sleeve

    but tender too means giver
    of this poison pen I wield
    inking in with my hearts blood
    to wound beyond your shield

    please do not misread
    the message that I send
    and always bear in mind
    that I am TenderPoison

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    laydbak1 commented on what's in a name?

    07-08-2009

    Couldn't help chuckling on this one... There's always a fool somewhere who thinks Scorpions are cute enough to play with... LOL... good write..

    DeepEclipse commented on what's in a name?

    06-17-2009

    clever write. Your name holds a full circle, deeper than the surface. Something that cannot be categorized, it must be understood, at least that's how I took it. Well done.

    Tray4 commented on what's in a name?

    06-07-2009

    Their is poison in each one of us some hide theirs better then others. I'm not so good at hiding mine. I can be kind but if you cross me some times at the drop of a dime. I'll remind you of what lurks inside. We are all human still i see no excuse for myself , not withstanding love not of my own will.

    travisd76 commented on what's in a name?

    06-06-2009

    Very nice. You don't want people to think that because you wear your heart on your sleeve that you are weak. I like that, and it gives us a little insight into the origin of your name, which I was meaning to ask you about. Good job.

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    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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