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diary of a twisted primate

a scandalous secret gnaws
at the epicenter of my being
threatening to unearth
score pillars of dirt
upon which my world is built

gilded in reverence,
vaingloriously lauded
and parlayed to ascend sacred rungs
beyond the license of minions,
the legend grows
and grows
and grows

and though I know
my storied steeple,
as all things crooked,
will surely crumble someday,
I pray that it shall stay


an irreverent crown;
a reaming tower of pisa
steeped in piety,
the envy of my faithful throng


to shatter the innocence of your delicate young…

~ Pablo

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  1. Date: 11/11/2010 12:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest James. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 10:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week James Paul. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/17/2010 6:07:00 PM
    Congratulations James, on your worthy poem being featured this week. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 12:39:00 PM
    Not sure about your meaning in this one. Creative write. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..."The Long Hairline Crack"...Welcome to soup may your stay be enjoyable with much reading of enjoyable poetry and post many of your good works..Sara

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 4:35:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup James. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 8:27:00 PM't stop panting at this one.

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 8:25:00 PM
    Surreal with a touch of amazement! Loved it. Absolutely brilliant.

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 4:20:00 PM
    Welcome to the Poetry Soup Family of poets...please continue to share your creative writes with us this delight tonight... enjoyed your first poem..luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of Poetry Soup..