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Monday, October 16, 2006


by Barbara A. Taylor

money          power
buying          selling
can          slur
c h a r a c t e r
destroy          a person’s
r e p u t a t I o n


there’s          pain
p o i s o n
on          the board
a          corporate
vendetta is          at hand

woman          on top
tall          poppies
f a l l i n g

Barbara A. Taylor has published short fiction and poetry on www, in print in USA, Europe and Australia. She is a regular reader/slammer at local poetry nights. Barbara's work is published in or is forthcoming at Triplopia, The Blue Fifth Review, Wisteria, Tattoo Highway and The Yellow Bat Review: Journal of Contemporary Rhyme. Her poetry with audio is at <>. The last stanza of "Revenge" is a haiku first published in Folly, 2006.