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gallows tune

twisted branches cast their shadows
upon dusk infested gallows
slowly bringing up some shallow
hollow eyes, so full of fear

waiting out the fall and winter
with tighter ropes in wooden splinter
slipping into nooses center
taking lives away from here

captivated by death standing 
a chilly hand all demanding
crowds have gathered, screaming, chanting
chants that rise into the air

guilty lined up, all are pleading
families gathered, crying, weeping
weeping for their loved receding
into reapers silent care

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  1. Date: 8/13/2013 5:19:00 PM
    You have captured the essence of fear and death...Congratulations on your win... Jake

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 5:55:00 PM
    Very nice...congratulations!

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 12:11:00 AM
    My hearty congratulations on your super win my dear friend Christopher. Thank you so much as well for sharing your excellent write. Have a grace-filled wkend! Love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:23:00 PM
    Hi Christopher, enjoyed your win....SKAT

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 5:10:00 PM
    hi Chris congrats on win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 9:11:00 PM
    Hello Christopher, CONGRATULATIONS!!! With your awesome good poem' in Nathan's contest... xox Linda

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 8:10:00 PM
    awesome & congrats "NATE