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No Thought Too Dark for the Monster

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No Thought Too Dark for the Monster

No thought too dark for the monster
the beast will bare its teeth.
The innocent taste of false hopes and dreams
and the Angel of Mercy is torn limb from limb.
No point of contention.

Who am I to decide
if love is just another word for weakness?
Guilt demands punishment and violence leads to violence.
The retribution must fit the crime.

Guilt demands punishment
violence leads to violence
when a creeping burden yearns to devour the heart
through vivid memories that tell of a dark history.

Fearfully repressed,
regretfully denied.
A monster lays dormant below the mind.

Rise to the surface,
there's no place left to hide.
How much more hate within me will I find...?

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  1. Date: 11/6/2009 11:16:00 AM
    your....your art, rips my heart out and surrenders it to the frost bitten air, beautiful and painful. more than amazing. xo Raiin

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 12:30:00 PM
    find it, face it, accept it, purge it, your life is open. Well done!

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 4:16:00 PM
    bare its teeth? or the beasts teeth glared? and how much more love will you find alot I bet! Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/18/2009 11:56:00 AM
    This soul-baring piece is chilling, Yoni. You've so acurately described the battle we all face living daily in the flesh. Blessings, Donna

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 10:50:00 AM
    Beautiful. Just Simply Beautiful... And so many other things i just cannot form into sentences.

  1. Date: 9/10/2009 10:47:00 PM
    Each verse so deep with much to ponder...yet love isnt another word for weakness...lust maybe another word for weakness but love..how i see it is a way of finding happiness.. you wrote about the hate inside... the anger against the odds.. we all have it ,all rebels..but love is the key to end all anger..just love your Write Yoni--Charma

  1. Date: 9/10/2009 9:01:00 AM
    Yoni, back again. I am challenging you to write a cinquain. It may be to your mood at time of writing. Don't forget to pass it on. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/10/2009 4:16:00 AM
    Yoni, this is a very deep write. One that is so thought provoking. Thank you for sharing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 6:41:00 PM
    You nailed this one on the head, Yoni. Altho many do not understand how it is the mind can become the monster, But I point to the monster that Hitler created by thoughts of his mind, under his Nazi dictatorship. II Corinthians 10:5 states that we should cast down every imagination that exalts itself against God, and ofcourse God is love.God bless, Sincerely, John Moses

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 12:53:00 PM
    How sad to think that love is "just another word for weakness." But I do believe man's emotions make him frail and vulnerable to the monsters that dwell within. Knowing you, Yoni, there is no monster inside your mind. It's just the angst and regrets that we all feel from time to time. Very thought-provoking write! You certainly know how to awaken us to different perspectives. Love you, Carolyn