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Author Name: Freealiopterix 3 Comments
Date Added: March 02, 2012 10:03:16 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Signpost Of Life


Signpost Of Life



At that place where there is nowhere left to fall

Is a signpost to one's life where all roads lead

Up except one that points to nowhere at all;

One must try to clamber up till fingers bleed.

To choose to go down is an invitation

To He that rests below the Prince of all Lies

The jackal with two faces an admission

To add your pitiful life to all those lives

That have succumbed to overwhelming sadness;

Slipped down the slippery slope of suffering

To be engulfed in the great well of madness;

Of torture to the tormented soul teasing.

Do not choose the lower path to Hell's cauldron

Clamber up the many paths to salvation.




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Comments:
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on March 3, 2012 04:04:12 AM Report
Sounds like a trip down the DHSS, on a more serious level though this is indeed a very illuminating poem with plenty of fuel for thought, thoroughly enjoyed Alistair~Graham.
Comment By: PremiumFirestone Feinberg on March 2, 2012 07:07:03 PM Report
Absolutely stunning sonnet!  Everything smooth and refined.  Bloody good writing!  --David
Comment By: PremiumTomahawk on March 2, 2012 12:11:44 PM Report


Amen, brother!


 


Len





 


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