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The riot

Grab the torches

Helmets and all

There's about to be a riot

I feel like the veil is gone

Been on my knees puking the remainder of you

Been throwing up your lies

My insides are retching themselves of you.

Your exterior is so beautiful

But your hearts blacker than an eclipse

I was walking a tightrope

With both sides burning

Trapped. You didn't break my fall

I ran back to you thinking...

Some sort of mistake.

Then i saw the real you.

Deceit in your eyes.

Hate spewing from your mouth

Wait! I dated You!

Now i see the evil in You.

The realization hitting me.

You just a Bad illusion

I fed on lies from your hand

You had me mesmerized

You offered me the world

Made it look nice

Well Now I'm out of your Grip

To a father's Open arms

Now I'm wearing battle gear

Got my torch raised high

I'm burning all your holds....

Tell the city to sound the alarms.

Cos its gonna go up in flames....

There is gonna be a riot.

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  1. Date: 1/19/2012 9:05:00 AM
    Excellent poem, Benjamin. You are a remarkable talent.

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng
    Date: 1/21/2012 10:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you
  1. Date: 1/16/2012 6:11:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you this morning Benjamin. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol