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The Devil's Game

July 17, 2012
By EMarie GOLD, Joplin, Missouri
EMarie GOLD, Joplin, Missouri
19 articles 7 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
Courage comes in all sizes, but fits only a few.
What is wise is not always right and what is right is not always wise.
Knowing what is wrong and right is not choosing which to fight.
-All of these are by me

Bright it burns in the dead of night.
Evil lurking without of sight.
Devils fingers tear in the sky,
leaving the gash opened wide.
This is their grotesque game.
Their tricks are money and fame.
Hard to resist his temptation,
he wins over another nation.
Deciding what is wrong and right
Is not choosing which to fight.
So he beacons, a malicious grin
and the struggle can now begin.
"Money, fame, and all your dreams.
Be free from life, tear the seams.
Do not be held like a prisoner.
Come with me my little listener,
And feed your temptation and want.
So you have something to flaunt."
The devils words are soft as snow,
But the truth they never show.
He is evil, cruel, and malevolent
Following him offers no benefit.
So now you play the devils game,
Will what you choose bring you shame?
Or will your choice be that of good,
so life may go on as it should.
Until you meet him once again
For his game never ends.

The author's comments:
The battle between choosing right and wrong.

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DanielM SILVER said...
on Jul. 25 2012 at 7:18 pm
DanielM SILVER, Kent, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"I would rather hated million times for what i did then loved a million times for what i didn't do." - Daniel Moto
" I've sought out to be the best i could posibly be but when i hit a roadblock in life what did i do, i had two choices either stay at the roadblock or i take this roadblock and make of it and go around it and achieve my goal. So, what will it be?"- Daniel Mathia

"People take love like its a four letter word or just a phrase that you tell people or your friends all the time. But in reality love is much bigger than a merely phrase or 4 letter word. Instead love is a genuine promise or covenant to that special person."-Daniel Mathia

“Why change yourself when you were made perfect and wonderfully by the creator of everything?” – Daniel Mathia

“If live is not hurtin then were really not living in.” – B. Reith

I really liked the beginning it was so good. This poem has a eerie feel to it. Awesome job. Suggestion: is this about the devil?