Arson

August 16, 2010
By diacritical SILVER, Thornhill, Other
diacritical SILVER, Thornhill, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If it doesn't come bursting out of you
in spite of everything,
don't do it." - Charles Bukowski, from "So You Want To Be A Writer"


And when I laid down, content with my work,
created with all but the final dregs of my life,
looking upon it with the kind of fondness
fostered by an existence spent creating,
a man walked into the room
and set it all ablaze.

As everything I'd ever made burned down,
he called me a fool and laughed.

The author's comments:
I'm scared of not leaving a mark. This piece was inspired by Shelley's "Ozymandias".

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