October Collage Poem: Sacrifice

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People die for what they say - a sacrifice

I would say.

 

Promises unfulfilled in darkrooms

 

my pen massages,

carefully and lovingly

the waiting page.

 

She is everywoman: sacrifice, laughter, death.

 

U kip I kip we all kip

 

running saved her life

she is all giving

 

the painting of the dog, howling

 

she is all-giving, all-taking, all-loving

crying in vain

taking it all away

 

secret bookshop

in the pages of time:

How often has my spirit turned to thee!

 

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Andy N

Thu 13th Nov 2014 12:46

excellent stuff guys as always. some great stuff in this. always enjoy having a hand in these John.

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Julian (Admin)

Thu 16th Oct 2014 16:52

Wow, Nigel! well said/writ.

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Nigel Astell

Thu 16th Oct 2014 15:17

To sacrifice one night in a month - - -
reaps a reward of several to bring forth themselves inside this Collage poem.

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