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Earth's Anguish

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Earth's Anguish

Return! Return!

The men You seek Are Dead

Return to your Ashen Pagodas

For now there will be no more bloodshed

No more cries at night from the widows.

The Widows!

Where are the Widows?

Lying next to their husbands bones

Their bleeding souls cannot let go

They have decided to live in misery

And to eat grapes gone sour

And to not see the sun

Until their lives someone takes

If the widows die when the Moon is High

The Earth will mount its earthly horse

And seek out the men at fault

For with love they wooed power

And forgot the power of Love

Yes, the earth will sing a war song

And the whole world will hear

The devastating music

And when the melody stops

So will their Hearts as well.

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  1. Date: 3/22/2012 12:00:00 AM

    Piercing, fire flow through your pen. Refreshing .

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 3/22/2012 10:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    THank you.. And thanks for checking all my poems...means alot
  1. Date: 2/26/2012 2:20:00 AM

    ...very well delivered...!...congrats on your poem being featured...''Return! Return! the men you seek are dead...''..loved reading ur work...Best Wishes...

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 2/28/2012 8:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks alot man..i appreciate it
  1. Date: 2/24/2012 10:22:00 AM

    ?

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 3/15/2012 11:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Michael was there something you didnt understand?
    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 2/28/2012 8:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ?
  1. Date: 2/24/2012 8:34:00 AM

    yess yer the besst!!!! yes and get it get it good from the deviants art OUT

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 2/28/2012 8:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks by God's grace :)
  1. Date: 2/21/2012 11:39:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 2/28/2012 8:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks alot Carol..im honored
  1. Date: 2/19/2012 11:09:00 PM

    Benjamin, Congrats on having your work featured by Poetry Soup this week..........S.Ronthorpe

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 2/28/2012 8:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much :)
  1. Date: 1/21/2012 3:27:00 AM

    nice

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 1/21/2012 10:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank u
  1. Date: 1/20/2012 10:02:00 PM

    beautiful

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 1/21/2012 10:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank alot
  1. Date: 1/14/2012 5:13:00 AM

    You are extraordinary.

    Obeng Avatar Benjamin Joshua Obeng Date: 1/16/2012 10:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks man.. I thank God for the gift