Margaret Alice Second

Silver Star - 4,006 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Margaret Alice Second Poems

1. Wondering (C) -new- 7/3/2015
2. Escape To Regenerate 2/27/2015
3. A Full, Emotional, Enthusiastic Life (Cor.) 3/4/2015
4. Showing Its Beneficence [rev.] 3/5/2015
5. Unspiritual Brain Waves 3/5/2015
6. Icy Cool Air 2/18/2015
7. Shut Out (Cor.) 2/18/2015
8. Enshrined Beautifully [rev.] 2/20/2015
9. Immoral Foundations 2/22/2015
10. Would Not Heal 2/25/2015
11. Sheer Guilt 2/26/2015
12. Dancing Digits (Correction) 3/27/2015
13. Excites The Soul [rev.] 3/28/2015
14. Recommend My Scheme 3/28/2015
15. Derided For All Eternity (Corrections) 3/30/2015
16. First Prize In Literature [rev.] 3/30/2015
17. Violent And Terrifying [rev.] 3/31/2015
18. Have A Good Time [rev} 3/31/2015
19. Chaos And Terror [rev.] 4/1/2015
20. Arms In The Way [rev.] 4/1/2015
21. Allow The Peace [rev.] 4/7/2015
22. My Little Task [rev.] 4/8/2015
23. Ministry Of Gobbledygook [rev.] 4/10/2015
24. An Irrepressible Official [rev.] 4/10/2015
25. Perfecting Her Art 4/12/2015
26. Sound Sweet No More 4/13/2015
27. Absurd, Even Bizarre [rev.] 4/14/2015
28. Chaos - Thunderbolt 4/16/2015
29. Africa Month [rev.] 4/16/2015
30. Immensely Enriched [rev.] 4/17/2015
31. Simply Tune In [rev.] 4/19/2015
32. Loyal And True [rev.] 4/29/2015
33. And I Sigh [rev.] 5/1/2015
34. Exploited Lives [rev.] 5/2/2015
35. Quietly Content [rev.] 5/4/2015
36. A Mystique [rev.] 5/5/2015
37. Life’s Calamities [rev.] 5/8/2015
38. Soft Beauty [rev.] 5/11/2015
39. Choosing [rev.] 5/11/2015
40. Only A Harp [rev.] 5/12/2015
Best Poem of Margaret Alice Second

' Enneagram (Revised)

But no, nothing helped when I tried to be myself
reading old books, even a new one on sixth sense
said I should take heed of every single pain my
body produced to determine what I think

I feel a stranger in my own skin after a day
doing Big Five & Enneagram questionnaires
– which classify me the most selfish, unhelpful,
self-centred human alive;

even fairy pictures in my Treasury of Children’s
Poetry failed to restore me; according to the
questionnaires, I am detrimental to people
I meet in social contexts - I am devastated

cannot ...

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A Mystique [rev.]

What am I, completely daft? Why talk about
Tanzania when Nigeria has 500+ tongues,
Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo - sounds like a song -
Fulan; bravely spoken by 250 ethnic groups
with names more exotic than those before:
Kanuri, Ibibio, Tiv, Ijaw, still the music sings

Words rolling sweetly over foreign lips and
conjuring images of smiling faces chanting

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