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Below is the poem entitled Desecration which was written by poet Jayne Eggins. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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It was thinking 
you could erase me, 
that made you fall
into your first mistake 

I am a mother of poems
I am the sister to word,
the daughter of a great 
I am an untold story

without a name 
all calls absorb silence,
but a slip of thought
will redeem all 

you think me simple
something to toy with,
when other distractions
pale into insignificance 

a sleeping dragon
rests in the cave
of my heart, wisps
of smoke consume me 

like a rain of fire
my words will spill, 
to burn your eyes
and all they mirror 

Copyright © Jayne Eggins

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  1. Date: 7/25/2011 9:54:00 AM
    Subtle and mysterious - you weave the spell so well.

  1. Date: 7/23/2011 9:26:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry I have enjoyed reading it today Jayne. Wishing you a wonderful weekend and hoping you find lots of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/22/2011 7:33:00 AM
    oooh, cool imagery. I especially like the last stanzas. So nice seeing you again and reading this poem. Luv ya, andrea

  1. Date: 7/22/2011 4:01:00 AM
    Good one..Enjoyed reading this morning..Those thoughts and words that come to us that want to be penned is a blessing and wants to be penned for others to read..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara