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Metropolis

This vast city shimmers Along the shoreline Mirroring icy glittering beauty Of a thousand lights So beautiful tonight I could almost believe In a heaven somewhere Far away And yet like this Metropolis But underneath the beauty Lurks the truths … Continue reading

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Looking at the stars

Oscar we won’t let you down As we trail our lives Through grimy, dusty streets All our past mistakes and sins Crushed beneath our feet Knocking on doors of riches That all the world debars We’ll be looking at the … Continue reading

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Dripping

I’m dripping truth I’m tripping, proof of something great behind the veil Green fairy grins I end, it begins to dip and sway to sleet and hail I’m swirling round In the air, on ground Hallucinate A devil’s here I’m … Continue reading

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The Devil in Love

Falling light Caress the sky It’s been so long Recollections are gone And what did you repay For heaven’s silent song? Waking age A youthful bloom Heartbeats remain A cold and faithless friend And what would you now give To … Continue reading

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Too Sweet for Prompt 74 The Hollow Men by TS Elliot

I have stepped across this threshold Mr Devil I can see you In that shrunken blackened doorway See your bony hand there beckoning Like a tide returning to the beach I hear your slyly sibilant, silent speech Making promises, and … Continue reading

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10 Poems in 20 Minutes

1 Still free-floating from that star sprinkled night This morning in a café I saw the face of God on a colourful postcard He was winking 2 Counting the coins before you throw them into this gilded wishing well A … Continue reading

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Halloween

We stood like sentinels out on the green She said we won’t last beyond Halloween The promises made were broken and yet We shared of such truths we’ll never forget The witching hour will see this arise A perfect possession … Continue reading

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Temptation

I have been my forty days in the wilderness Felt his breath so soft and warm against my cheek Urging me to offerings, bidding that I speak Of things forgotten, things secret and things lost But my words are parched, … Continue reading

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Mask of Finery

He wore fleur-de-lis cufflinks With his crisp white shirts Royal purple cravat Italian leather shoes His wording so precise Slight cruelty in his smile As though he hid monstrosity Beneath a perfect sense of style His hair thick, dark, finely coiffed … Continue reading

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Joan Of Arc

Joan of Arc prophesying to the Dauphin Stricken by brilliant grace or madness, or both Fevered warrior driven by her god for righteousness whispered in a fractured mind Voices haunting sometimes screaming Tell it all, tell it all! Brook no … Continue reading

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