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Roman Sport

Loud crowd surrounding
cheering both for life and death
a cry to appease the Gods
pure entertainment 
for the frenzied mob who seeks
spectacular scenes of sport
death's acrid tang sparks
determination to win
and accept adulation.

TLH  ©  05-24-2012

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  1. Date: 5/26/2012 1:40:00 AM
    very well done tanya!!! best wishes in the contest! :) hugs, love,deb

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 6:56:00 PM
    This is good! should do well...I am struggling with this one. BG

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 11:09:00 AM
    Wow, an excellent piece here..love the imagery and the flow.