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Cast Down At Mercy's Feet

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Cast Down At Mercy's Feet


                 Thoughts that were tame and quiet, now unleashed wild and frantic! 
                            Python desperation squeezes at the throat!
                                    Heart pounding like a racehorse!

                    Sweat forming perverse rivers seeking every crevice of the body.
          Understanding and judgment once reigned, now pain's throne rules over reality.
                      Darkness violates the light of the inner child of innocence. 

                                Hopelessness screams silently at the mind.

                                A bottomless pit awaits to embrace misery.
              Life's sea tossing from one tragedy to another has ceased to exist.

                      Suicide has claimed it's victim, cast down at mercy's feet. 

Copyright © Sandy Mason

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  1. Date: 11/25/2011 11:28:00 PM
    Sandy, first things first~ How was your thanksgiving? I hope fine! About this poem: very deep,,thank you for sharing,..p.d.

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    Date: 11/27/2011 12:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My thanksgiving was great! Thanks for your comments.