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Gargoyle King

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Gargoyle King

Hideous in the beauty of granite stone,
Sentinel of the church tower throne.
Vacant eyes that ponders all it oversees,
Pigeons like jesters, frolic the rooftop eaves.
Vigilant in judgment of the church going mass,
These souls are unworthy for heaven to pass.
Wings unfurled, ready to take flight,
To the luminous stars at midnight.
The King of his rooftop domain,
Shaped in granite evermore he'll reign.
Alas imprisoned in rigid bespelling stone,
Gargoyle perched on his church tower throne.








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  1. Date: 6/14/2012 12:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "Simple Poems" contest Lisa. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 8:47:00 AM
    he has broken the stone,searching for a new home,church tower no longer his home, Gargoyle,forever will roam..great write Lisa,can you write me Gargoyle King 2,started a few lines hope they help.need your view on a poem I posted Laugh out Loud.it about pass memory, inviting writers with a little more age to comment..

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 7:40:00 AM
    Lisa congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 12:48:00 AM
    Nicely done, Lisa! Me like it! : ) Congrats on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 7:39:00 PM
    love the title and subject. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 11:43:00 AM
    Enjoyed your work a lot Lisa...congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 11:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful (though eerie) poem and win!!! Terry

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 10:07:00 AM
    Lisa, your horror stories just get better all the time. If my hair doesn't lie down soon Imay not have any! Congrats on a wonderful win :)

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 9:22:00 AM
    HI LISA.. A wonderful congratulations with your awesome deep poem,... God bless~ XOX*PD

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 5:01:00 PM
    "but he's orright, alone, he don't moan" great poem here babe!

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:25:00 PM
    Gargoyles are intriguing creatures. Love your creativity, when it comes to imagery, Lisa. There is a hypnotic quality in the rhyme and tempo of this poem of yours. I enjoyed reading very much.