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nO LiGht wiLL EnTer a rOOm FulL oF HaTRed

a PiERcinG SOunD rINgs THrOuGH yOuR EaRs

wARniNg yOu oF yOUr SiNs iLLfAteD

wHErE aM i NoW, PeopLe bOW

tO tHE eASt TO sAvE THeir SoULs sO HoLLoW

RemAinS aRe LeFt FoR yOU tO sWalloW

rEliGioNs AnD dECisiOnS, iLLfAtEd, SuCh HAtrED

CoNteNDing, iMPenDinG, bELieFs ThROugh eVeRyOne

bLoOd iS fOUnd oN HoLY gRoUNd

saCReD LaND we DiE aNd DEcaY fOr

YOu LiE oN yOuR FaCE, YoUR LiFe iN DiSgrACe

UnENdiNG CrY sHRouDs fRom wiTHin YoU

a MiNUte oF HoPe iS LoST iN SmOKe

TeAR gAS fiLLs yoUR eYes STill CrYiNg

BeYoNd ThE hAze, tHe goD yOu pRaiSE

eNDs YouR LiFe, YoUr sOuL uNDesErViNG




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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