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I see the black in your eyes
And the red in your face
Your teeth grinding

All I hear is ringing
From the high pitched screech
Coming from your throat

Fists balled
Shoulders tense.
All the signs
Of a threatened animal

Though I walk in your shadow
I do not fear you.

You are but a tiny ant under my heel
A gnat in my ear.

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The poem "Unphased" explores the speaker's response to a threatening individual. The imagery and metaphors used effectively convey a sense of power and indifference.

The opening lines create a vivid image of the person's anger and aggression through the description of their black eyes, red face, and grinding teeth. The use of colors and physical sensations adds intensity to the scene. However, it would be beneficial to provide more specific details or examples to enhance the reader's understanding of the situation.

The line "All I hear is ringing" suggests a high-pitched screech coming from the person's throat. This auditory imagery adds to the chaotic atmosphere, but it might be helpful to clarify the source of the sound or its significance to the speaker's experience.

The subsequent lines describe the person's physical posture, emphasizing their threatening nature. The comparison to a threatened animal effectively conveys their vulnerability and desperation. However, it would be interesting to explore further the speaker's perspective on this vulnerability and how it

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I feel your energy like you could tear your oppressors
in two and I feel it too, but the person who won't control
themselves is bound to be controlled.

The power of our language can and will change the world.
Successively until our languages become one!

for your feedback, Leslie! I do my very best to remain calm under pressure and during confrontation.

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I d that weidn't mean for that to be condemning. Like the rest as you said we all do the best that we can!

The power of our language can and will change the world.
Successively until our languages become one!

I didn't take it that way! :) You're tight. We all do our best. (At least I think most of us do)

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I found your poem to be more threatening and frightening as any of mine ever were. This read really got my heart pumping and my pulse feels rapid! have such a sweet face...I never suspected...
* ever, eddy styx

I got caught up in it too. I really admire the set-up line:

"Though I walk in your shadow
I do not fear you."

I think this poem has so many layers and ways it can be viewed from!

*hugs, Cat

When someone reads your work
And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

I'll take that as a compliment! Thank you very much!

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