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Author Name: Freenoahcount 10 Comments
Date Added: April 02, 2007 18:04:36 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Dust to dawn
I am not important in the great scheme of things
those conversant with power
will not seek me out for my opinion
on their positions and policy
 I am not an arbiter of what is right and just
but for myself
and though all my heroes are ghosts
I shall not surrender their past
nor relinquish their glory
to the ghouls that walk the earth today
the dust of Armageddon swirls in their wake
as the dunes of ignorance, their paradise
envelops the tired and confused
until all is one
The whore of Babylon hereafter
will sleep with one eye open 
for the pinpoint ray of dawn
will always have its way     
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Comments:
Comment By: Freeguest_writer on September 4, 2009 11:21:24 AM Report
very deep poem.

Comment By: FreeMichelle on June 29, 2009 11:32:20 PM Report
Wow! This is definately going in my faves! It's wonderfully writting. You're so talented and awesome!
Comment By: FreeThe Mystic Poet on October 23, 2007 01:45:45 PM Report
Congrats of the Award!!!!
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on October 22, 2007 10:05:10 AM Report
Noah:  congratulations on your Feature Poem Award.  Very deserved.

 

Lady Dragonwyck

Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on October 21, 2007 10:27:19 PM Report
I say Amen to that. Congratulations on the award. ML
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on October 17, 2007 03:59:41 PM Report
And when the light cometh - LOOK OUT!  There is a reckoning to be had.  I hear you on this one.  A deep and moving piece and an ominous commentary on the times of today.  I love poetry that has a voice, and you sir, have a voice.  Excellent. ~Pamela
Comment By: FreeRobin Constantinou on August 24, 2007 03:11:00 PM Report
wow mesmerizing, fantastic story noah, brilliance in few words, well done my newest favourite,
~Robin

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 6, 2007 02:14:21 PM Report
The whore of Babylon hereafter

will sleep with one eye open 
for the pinpoint ray of dawn
will always have its way     


Simply brilliant writing>> You have hooked me with your words that say so much!
You have such a play with words.. Why have I not found you before??

 ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on April 29, 2007 06:38:17 AM Report
deep, stirring and powerful ....

We live in monumental times of great danger and huge spiritual potential.

Red x

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on April 3, 2007 02:37:11 AM Report
It sounds like justice will be served at sunrise. Deep write Noah.

 

~Barbara~





 


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