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True Blood

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True Blood

Lead me unto temptation
with offerings of forbidden fruit,
While simultaneously
citing scripture and
Brandishing sins of impiety....

Project illusions of
non-existent fairy tales,
So that I may delude myself with their
subterfuge yet another day......

....Before reality rears its ugly head
and all that is left are the charred remains
of my naive convictions....

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  1. Date: 12/3/2009 11:15:00 PM

    The title alone speaks volumes, it embraces the verses in an altar of truth...nice work...Raul

  1. Date: 12/3/2009 1:58:00 AM

    Yes Petra! Forbidden fruit is sweeter,and delicious to the eater;beware always the tempting one.....he's always been the cheater.I loved your poem.It lead me into temptation.God Bless....PRINCE