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Tortured Souls

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Tortured Souls

We are men with tortured souls,
Forged to fray for what is right,
Drudging through piercing blows,
Focused upon a dimming light.

Lurching through the darkest path,
Confounded by our cynical ways,
As we daunt others with our wrath,
Feel our essence begin to decay.

Relish the ones we hath loss,
Mourn the ones we neglect,
Spawn our domain from chaos,
Cursed to never truly connect.

Worn by our callused heart,
Empowered by intense grief,
Watch us get torn apart,
Awaiting death's sweet relief.

Only our sorrows remain,
As we pay the devil's tolls,
All we feel now is pain,
We are men with tortured souls.

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  1. Date: 10/15/2012 3:43:00 AM
    Poignant write this! Mankind is a tortured lot and there seems to be no escape in this war. You've developed the theme really well. Nice!

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 10:41:00 PM
    Andrew,,, . Thank you for this awesome poem. Goodnight :-)~ PD

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 11:30:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you this afternoon Andrew. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol