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that stone
weathered and worn through ache
tumultuous struggle thrown bleak
molded
to shape what had not been desired
likened with lichens
hues horrified

that stone

squatting
crackling in the smooth rain
surrounded by eyes
cues to hatred
spirit
molded and molded
yet
the sun though soon to break
the moss to dry

the stone

rained
stepped upon
squatting

stands.




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LeisurelySketchesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
today at 7:45 am
As you had mentioned above, the words are isolated, and I wasn't able to completely understand the meaning, but the first and second stanzas were beautiful with some very interesting expressions. There was a vivid visual appeal to them. When I read them in my mind, they had a lovely rhythm. Frankly, I didn't get the ending. In my opinion, the first two stanzas have a poetic appeal and beg to be deciphered, while the ending is an enigma. Well, I have no right to judge something I can't understand... (more »)
 
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