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More Than Meets The Eye by Marillion
 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: February 7, 2014      Views: 147

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MARILLION 

Marillion is David Nelson Bradsher, a self-constructed Byronic Hero (or Zero), flawed but well-meaning, simple but paradoxical, and still a work in progress.

He graduated from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) in 1989 with a B - more...

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More Than Meets The Eye

I.

Appearing publicly, she's just a thing
of wonder, subject to the hectoring
of those with scarcely little more to do
than judge her cleavage and the blued tattoo
emblazoned, as a cross, upon one breast
(the left), although they say, She's doubly blessed!
She fields the question, Who enhanced your bod?
and quips adroitly, Not a surgeon. God.
The cynics scoff, surmising, Silicone!
Amazing tits like that are made, not grown.

II. 

Relaxing privately, she sports gray sweats,
forgets the catcalls, reads a lot, and lets
the jackals of the town's too nosy crowd
continue gossiping how she's endowed;
but little do they know, her breasts are real,
and so is she, this beauty from Mobile,
who'd sacrifice her size (and claim-to-fame)
to hear the young oncologist exclaim
in his emphatic drawl, "Miss Emily, 
I have the test results. You're cancer-free!"

 

 




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Mobile is Mobile, Alabama, pronounced Mo-beel.
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