Poem #7

March 15, 2010
By Anonymous

A large crowd had now begun gathering in the garden, just off the shore.
It was a bright and sunny day, and the sun was just hitting midday
People were bringing food and pets, and children were running about.
The atmosphere took on an almost fair like feeling,
With old friends gathering to talk of the latest gossip.
All of them gathering for the main event of their day.
On the edge of the lake, the two men stood facing each other.
Each with a glint in his eye that spoke of hate and anger,
Looking gingerly at the other, just waiting patiently.
The crowd practically hummed with excitement.
The two men turned away from each other and began to walk.
The hum began to slowly rise to a very loud excitement,
As the two men took their third step and the crowd tensed

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