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Author Name: FreeaRomnceHasFallen 1 Comments
Date Added: August 06, 2014 08:08:27 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Rod of Asclepius
Dearly beloved
We've gathered here today 
Upon you, a forced bride
In unholy sanctimony 

Within these chambers
The sludge rises to the top
A toxic death hastened 
A labor of opulence 

Caduceus 
What have they done to you? 
Caduceus
Can you speak now and defend our peace?

Deary beloved
In your sickness and you health
Upon you, their detritus 
Until death, they so hasten 

Sludge now is a tidal wave
Eroding the higher grounds 
The reaper cloaked in chicanery
This toxic death so shameful

Caduceus 
What have they done to you? 
Caduceus
Can you speak now and defend our peace?

You weren't the one all the while
As deceptive as their opulence 
Can we wait with bated breath
Or is it theirs to provide?
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Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 6, 2014 06:42:29 PM Report
Your so gifted as a writer...

 Always ~ She Whispers




 


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