Sonnet 3

September 20, 2010
By Anonymous

Soft light fills the faded swathes of the room;
And he sits at his writing desk once more
There is spattered paper between his hands
And his fiery eyes churn still with gore
As he writes of the massacre of old
And hopes to see a publisher again.
The sword once splashed, and his hopes are yet dashed,
And the black pool on the page speaks to men
Of bloody days for the pen and the sword
And those still dark nights when bodies were found
Bodies of those people still hard at work
Cause of death unknown, no weapon around.
On the paper he speaks of the dank crime
But not with his pen. Another has signed.

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on May. 28 2011 at 5:52 am
TMarshall BRONZE, Keswick, Other
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Thanks, it was quite fun to write!

on Oct. 2 2010 at 2:54 pm
secrets2share BRONZE, Rochelle, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
~ Dr. Suess :)

A Dark Kind of Beauty! I love it the uneasy feeling and wonderful writing equals a great piece.

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