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the cross

capturing a stunning argument
foiled with agony and wrath
with soiled cloth and rotten flesh
peeling skin and soft bones
covered in the stench of blood
wet sand and gravel
a sudden calling reaching
from beyond 

shattered fences 
with crawling vines 
beseeching everything
one was not willing to except

blatenly before me while mauve
tassles waved about inflamed
torches igniting senses 
of raw emotions covered 

in his wildness a willingness 
calmly tamed moved and yet 
the jestfull findings 
filled the empty traces 
where life once resided

Copyright © Yolanda Jones

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  1. Date: 4/26/2012 10:40:00 PM
    Yolanda, it was all for us... your poem reaches all kinds deepness... thank you for sharing...always..PD