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Author Name: Freependeriki 2 Comments
Date Added: October 19, 2011 10:10:10 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Rhyming
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Obelisk
On a darkened mound
stand Obelisks
Awaiting understanding
as the light strikes
words incised
in hope

Lorded Ones
reaching for Godhead
build
stone imprecations
on the blood and bones
of slaves

Cabals of Priests
behind golden thrones
urging
As above...so below
while death reigns
over masses

These sentinals
Reaching high
carved
for Portents
in chiselled lines
and immortality......
 
And when the world fades
who will read the stones 
 
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Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 19, 2011 03:27:13 PM Report


AS I read I to wonder who will be left to read the stones...perhaps no one??

Another terrific poem ..

 Did you ever receive all the words I sent you ??? I never heard back from you ??

 Always ~ Scarlett

Comment By: PremiumHOPE on October 19, 2011 11:22:46 AM Report
The aliens, very interesting,, what will remain of our sacrifices and knowledge after we are gone.  Tina




 


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