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Below is the poem entitled MEAL OF DEATH which was written by poet Esson Alumbugu. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Poisoned apple dangling 
before mine eyes
Are you the royal feast 
before one dies?
Is there a hangman gladly 
lurking by
And crowds to bid  another 
fool goodbye?
Can I just take a little baby 
To quench this thirst about 
to douse my light?
Do you expect in hunger I 
This meal of death 
disguised as paradise?
Should I postpone the day 
my loved ones cry
And live in woe or do I say 

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  1. Date: 3/5/2012 7:38:00 AM
    Reminds me of the apple eaten in the "Garden of Eden". Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

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    Date: 3/7/2012 7:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You got that right Matt! Thanks for stopping by. Much blessings ~ESSON
  1. Date: 12/3/2011 10:23:00 AM
    Striking questions in poetic view...what need take the dangling blade of refined death? Good work Esson...MUCH LOVE... O.O.

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 7:43:00 AM
    Such profoundness, written with soul. awesome poem, harry

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 8:29:00 PM
    wow strong first stanza....Enjoyed;-) thank you for sharing your wonderful poem. Have yourself a good night,.. always,..p.d.

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 7:43:00 PM
    beautiful rhyme! I loved the part Do you expect a hungry soul to fight soo much passion in these lines