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Retort to the Devil...

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Retort to the Devil...

They call you the fallen one,with short tuffted curls
the one responsible for the chaos in the world
you may be the cause,as we live the effect
but your time is near,as you continue to infect

Like an invisible predator,you prey on the weak
like a pride of lions,you pounce on the meek
false pride as it is,your rebellious tirades
the lamb shall arrive to expose your charade

You've enjoyed this sadomasochism way too much
mad puppeteer with an unseen touch
unconscionable,incorrigible,shameless you believe
disgraced by your own doing,from tricks up your sleeve

There are some whom believe,even you have a purpose
hard to conceive,as you delight being murderous
ravager of souls and the misled conscience 
fantasy and fallacy are amusements fictitious

But I...

Sheathed in light,resistant to your malice
filled to the brim like a holy chalice
illusory charms deflect from the scene
impermeable am I,to your vicious deeds...
especially,
how you conduct your kangaroo court......




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  1. Date: 8/15/2010 2:07:00 PM
    This is quite an appropriate response to evil incarnate. I do like the way you stood up to Satan and showed him you are impermiable to his temptations. Awesome last line, Jay! Enjoyed your poem very much. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 12:41:00 PM
    Ps. Smile ~ "Thanks" for the photo dear friend; "You Are A Handsome Young Man &, Highly Intelligent Atop of That; Quite A Lethal Combination You Know"....Smile, "Take Care My Dear Gifted Friend &, Keep The Heart Beating Brilliant Bright;" Bye!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 12:31:00 PM
    Smile ~ "You Are Brilliant, Gifted & Absolutely Amazing My Dear Friend Jay Del Fierro!!!" ~ "Wow, this "Masterpiece of Star Unctioned Art," must go into the faves I do believe, along with "Your Astonishing Self;" You make me smile sometimes "My Man" and, I truly love the depth of "Your Enlightened Soul" ~ "Much Love to You Always, & All You Love," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Beautiful Day Dear Jay, As Bright As 'Your Light; Brilliant;'" Bye My Friend!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 10:16:00 AM
    A very powerful write you have penned for us. I believe we must always be on guard for the devil is strong and he comes in disguish to trick us, so we must always be " sheathed in light" God's heavenly light is there for each one of us, all we need do is ask and the devil cannot touch us~~