It is that feeling in her eyes
As she moves towards revolution
Her poise, her presence
She holds herself defiant and courageous
A warrior of the heart.

Her heart exposed
Vulnerable like a delicate reed
Glistening and subtle, a pearl
But so easily turned raw.

She bends but not breaks
Missing the arrows of war
and marches forward towards
the rupture of change.

Through the wind and hail
A tornado of emotion
Her heart in flames
Her dance ignited by passion.

Her thinking heart
She has been told
Thinks too much
But she is aware, her eyes see
and her heart knows.

Instinct and passion
Softness and Strength
Intuition and Wisdom
a powerful marriage.

It takes a strong man to love her
One who can see her soul
For as strong as she is
She is just as soft
And she knows and he knows
In this she is dangerous.

Written by Anthea Slade 11-9-08

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DANGEROUS featured in All Out Emotion on 1-3-09!

My poem Dangerous was written to go with my painting Dangerous displayed on the front page of my RedBubble Site.

Creating art and writing is like breathing to me, it keeps me alive. If I stop creating my world shrinks and contracts. When I start to create again it expands and is filled with colour. I feel whole. To create is to be completely, unabashedly alive.

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  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 6 years ago

    very insightful

  • Thank you so much Shanghaiwu for lovely comment and favourite. I am so glad you find Dangerous insightful.

    – Anthea Slade

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisover 6 years ago

    Fantastic poetry again Anthea-don’t stop you are on a roll…….fabulous work.

  • Oh thank you so much my friend Renate…I will keep writing as long as I feel the inspiration. Thank you so much for your encouragement and the favourite of Dangerous.

    – Anthea Slade

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 6 years ago

    emotional work, well done

  • Antanas thank you so much for your lovely comment I am glad you can feel the emotion in Dangerous.

    – Anthea Slade

  • Kylie Reid
    Kylie Reidover 6 years ago

    A pleasure to read you work Anthea, lovely writing.

  • Oh thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed Dangerous. Have a lovely day.

    – Anthea Slade

  • karldenton
    karldentonover 6 years ago

    Nice writing Anthea… Hope you have been well..

  • Oh thanks so much Karl. I am glad you like Dangerous poem and painting. I am very well and am going through a strong poetry phase. Am also creating images using words and drawing. How are you? I hope all is well for you too.

    – Anthea Slade

  • Also thank you so much for making my poem and painting of Dangerous a favourite.

    – Anthea Slade

  • ufosIsee
    ufosIseeabout 6 years ago

    Well put and directed at he who comes within.. Loved it.

  • Oh what a beautiful comment…I love your response ufoslsee. Thank you for writing these words. I have artworks to go with all these poems on the second page of my art…if you want to take a look :)

    – Anthea Slade

  • ufosIsee
    ufosIseeabout 6 years ago

    I have lovely…

  • Mark Ramstead
    Mark Ramsteadabout 6 years ago

    Maybe we will have a heart to heart someday…

  • Thanks Mark…yes we will…can you relate to my poem Dangerous?

    – Anthea Slade

  • Mark Ramstead
    Mark Ramsteadabout 6 years ago

    Yes I can. You are a worthy and desirable woman and to connect with you would require all that I could conjure . A blend domination and submission guided by respect and passion. Excitement would run through our veins no matter who was holding the reigns…

  • S .
    S .almost 6 years ago

    i am def a true fan of your work
    so much of it is very powerful and consists of great mechanics

  • Oh Shoaib…that is a sensational comment. And the feeling is mutual…am a fan of your work. Love this comment lots :)

    – Anthea Slade

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