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The Depth of Grace

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The Depth of Grace

You lie in a heap outside

The safe-guard of social


With skin the same colour

As your thoughts. You

Bleed into the gutter.

-How Did You Lose Your Grace?-

Multitudes of People Blur

Passed You, You Wish It

Was peaceful Here.

You Held Your Face and

Cried as I Raped You,

Now you're all Grown.

-When did You Fall From Grace?-

You've Forfeit Flight,

Your Wax Has Melted.

You're Drownin' Boy...

You're Drownin'


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  1. Date: 5/20/2009 8:11:00 AM
    Wow.This has been officially added to my favs:D Thumbs UP XD

  1. Date: 5/11/2009 10:20:00 PM
    Excellent work, ending with the flight of Icarus is masterful work...Raul

  1. Date: 5/7/2009 12:01:00 PM
    wow. First of all, just let me say that this is an amazing poem! As always you've captured intense (almost inexpressable) feelings in words, which is a major, major talent. The word "raped" was a bit unexpected... I know what I got out of this but I want your explanation! What do you mean???