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The Earth, Bloodstained (Trigger Warning)

March 21, 2021
By SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
146 articles 22 photos 538 comments

Favorite Quote:
It Will Be Good.


Silence reigned
as the world was stained
red, stained by blood the earth was pained
red clouds dripped their heavy burden, blood rained
one person blamed
the silence ended and the people rose in droves and she was chained
their fury unsustained
by need, death she feigned
they were not fooled, from murder no abstained
her final cry of innocence drowned out, she was restrained
they killed her in a rage, correct in who they infamed (its a word now)
and then their strength waned
and they to fell dead for killing the feind.


The author's comments:

wrote for national poetry day. it went south quickly, but it did work toward a goal of story-based poetry of mine.


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