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A Write A-101

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A Write A-101

I knew a wayward man; 
His eyes shadowed with defeat.
His sunken lips and hollow cheeks, 
mapping his journey.

He cannot reach, nor walk a step, 
his will has met it's match.
Lost to his own deceit, 
to liars and ransoms!

His life disguised by tainted thoughts, 
and to his world he let.
A barrower, a beggar, a thief,
he challenges for an allotted fee.
His knees buckle!  
His weighted heart!

A dirty dollar, a euro, a yen,
it fits the same in pockets of men.
The soles of his feet burn,
the scortched path before him, is churned.

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  1. Date: 2/8/2013 8:15:00 PM
    I'm really liking this poem, very nice.

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 3:29:00 PM
    Karen, :-) Congratulations with your creative top featured poem of the week. Take care and have yourself an excellent time here on the soup... I know I sure am. * or should I say I will at least try. Always~ & ~ Forever*LINDA"