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King David

April 14, 2012
By FollowtheMochaRabbit GOLD, Miami, Florida
FollowtheMochaRabbit GOLD, Miami, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling?!

Lust-slowly-traps flesh,
Nobility is your blood;
She was on the roof.

Eternity frowned-
But she bathed in moonlit drops;
Drained your blood.

(Your beard)shivered,grayed.
And she bathed in war-lit drops,
Drained your blood.

How? Your city fell!
Skies rolled and dropped unto-
Your big, unclean hands.

Love is love is love,
Sin sits snidely still, sneering.
She was on the roof!

Nobility was your blood,
And she bathed in guilt-hot drops:
Drained your blood.

The author's comments:
I heard "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley and I felt more than anything, a sense of despair that life should be so complicated but final with the simple choices we make. I thought of the Old Testament's King David and how his choice(to love a taken woman) should destroy him.

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