Monthly Archives: May 2015

‘Tears of the gods’

When the queen came down from the mountain, up high She possessed with her, a royal remedy to try. Bringing the kingdom hope; priests lamented to the sky. To appease wayward gods who had turned a blind eye. ——— The … Continue reading

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‘Dwellers in the cellar’

At the time, It seemed like an innocuous decision to turn the door knob and descend to the basement. Every step of the staircase told a creaking story of dread that my ears were loathe to hear. I hesitated briefly … Continue reading

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‘Weapons of my warfare’

My saber of wrath has dulled over time.  My bayonet of defiance has fallen into line.  My rapier of rage stays sheathed for peace.  My scimitar of vengeance slays no more beasts. These weapons of my warfare once yielded to … Continue reading

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‘Mirror portrait’

The face that peers back is not my own.  That once youthful has turned to stone. The ravages of old age tells a sordid tale.  Behind these watery eyes is a vision of hell.  Bearing wrinkles, scars; and yellowed teeth.  … Continue reading

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‘Poison pill’

Sinister clouds drift above to weave a moonless night.  The darkness slithers in like an assassin’s stealth. Neither rich man nor pauper holds a court advantage.  All is equal for the night is never bribed by wealth.  ——- These lucid … Continue reading

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‘Build your Armor’

If others fill you with doubt can your mettle tough it out? Would your frail pride survive to stand up and shout? Could you face critical foes? All of these AND all of those. Will it turn out for the … Continue reading

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‘Over the wall of negativity’

To the best and very least of us; negativity affects us all. First skepticism; then rejection. Pessimism before the fall. When critics spew forth venom; ignore it’s crushing call. With courage and determination we can scale the wall.

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