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A Knife's Cut

July 13, 2008
By FluteChick PLATINUM, Jefferson, Oregon
FluteChick PLATINUM, Jefferson, Oregon
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One day passing;
from deep within
a Shadow Knight emerges
enticing my loathing
with its barbed wire lash;
and with said weapon
my foe shall be smote with

Two days passing;
and from what
Knight in reflection
has given the b****
is a deserving gnash;
a Knife's cut no
more cleaner than

Three days passing;
the Knight's work
all but completed
and a feeling of
satisfaction riddles;
but more Shadows begin
to surface and the Knight ne'er

Four days passing;
hate is a common word
to the Knight, but
so is the ugliness
of unrestrained fear;
for in another word's
clothing abhorrence manifests into

Five days passing;
and the Shadow Knight
retreats from the panicky
soldier whose trigger finger
has slipped in friendly fire;
thus the reflection dies
drowned in terror of its own

Six days passing;
and hate is no
longer common to the
Knight who shivers in
dread of himself;
for the Knife's cut
was deeper than

Seven days passing;
and the Knight becomes
plebian, prostrating in respect
to the Lady who
became the Bitch;
and the Knife unsheathes
from fleshy soul's

The author's comments:
I know it's a little hard to understand, but you see my Mom wrote the second stanza and I wanted to continue you it; this is the finished product. My imagination ran wild with what she meant with her words and the emotion I came up with was anger over another's betrayal (say a friend's) when they gossiped about her and she retaliated with her own lies, thus the "Knife's cut". But then she realized just how hurtful she had been after someone explained to her what she had done was wrong and she apologizes. Kind of strange how one stanza can become a poem about so deep a subject, huh?

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on Sep. 28 2010 at 3:12 pm
JessicaGreen SILVER, Hartley, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
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very very nice. love it!

on Nov. 6 2009 at 6:11 pm
reginalove SILVER, Lorain, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."

Really dark....