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Within his Eye

Within his cold eye he saw the future What facts are presented, of which he’s sure Death is imminent, which is surely real He fails to look beyond, he fails to kneel Only he can see the truth of this day Ending of life will come to his dismay Shouldering all this news he hangs his head The image of the skull will leave one dead Striking is the sight within the cold eye Emptiness exudes fear one can’t deny Reality plays its chord, who’ll listen There’s no speed given so do not hasten The skull’s in his eye, symbol of the end He must not harbor hate nor him depend
Russell Sivey Entered into Debbie Guzzi's "What Do You Make of This?" contest 3/8/2013

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  1. Date: 3/23/2013 12:29:00 PM
    HELLO RUSSELL, congratulations with your awesome and wonderful poem. Always~ Linda

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 8:59:00 AM
    Russell a finely crafted sonnet on the theme! Many congrats!

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 8:04:00 PM
    I chose the same picture! : )Congratulations on your win, Russell!! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 6:59:00 PM
    Getting constantly better and better and better before you know it you will be giving The Bard a run for his money!Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 4:06:00 PM
    the death he saw we do deplore, but only the messengers action, sign of the skull and the face it bore, no sadness or satisfaction, i have been given the message too, Charley could be dead by monday, told old Crab, the word came true, heart attack, buried on sunday, a beer on the bar we left for him, when we drank to him, that one day:( Don thank you Russell Sivvey "Within his Eye"

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 2:09:00 PM
    Haven't seen the pic, but your word picture is very powerful! Good write, Russel. Great choice of words! Good luck! Thanks for your lovely post today!

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 5:29:00 AM
    Excellent. Well penned poem. Enjoyed . Tfs

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 4:17:00 AM
    Well you drew it for me Russell, well done an excellent poem xx

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 1:28:00 AM
    you did a good job with sonnet form on this one, Russell. That contest did not quite inspire me but it's really cool to see how you took the challenge and came up with one on the skull picture!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 9:50:00 PM
    Nicely done Russell...good luck..