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Upon a pedestal

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Upon a pedestal

Delusion reeked havoc within his mind,
whispered words of the near insane,
hatred building up making those blind,
that would follow him faithfully into the flame.
Blade in hand intent on seeing death that day,
he stabbed and hacked her pure beauty away,
robbing her of life and that of her innocent baby.
Onward he strode leaving behind a path of destruction,
littered with bits of flesh and strewn with the blood of a lady.
Never hesitating with even a moments remorse at this production,
forever etched within the hallowed halls,
upon a pedestal where his name is placed upon walls.

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  1. Date: 6/14/2012 1:46:00 PM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Heidi. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 12:43:00 PM

    Wow! Vivid and devastatingly powerful. Your use of imagery and descriptive detail is truly masterful. The rhyming pattern of 1-3, 5-6, 8-10, 11-12 is unusual and effective binding your reader to the poem. Just brilliant! - Stephen

    dillon Avatar heidi dillon
    Date: 6/13/2012 12:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you... this is a poem written about charles manson actually.... wrote it for a contest... and truly appreciate your words.. :)
  1. Date: 6/13/2012 7:46:00 AM

    Wonderful poem Heidi! You are very talented! Welcome to p.s!!!! =Juli-Michelle=

    dillon Avatar heidi dillon
    Date: 6/13/2012 12:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you.. :)