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Glass Tattoo

Strangling a sea of bittersweet, 
a crimson lullaby,
Bubbles of iridescent black, 
hearing angels cry.
Flames of roses, frozen thorns, 
amethyst serenade,
Starlight tears and Chardonnay 
that drowns the sorrows within.
Chained and bound, at the 
earths very end,
Waiting, praying to sirens and 
mermaids, begging for hell to 
descend.
Wisteria's whisper, perfumed 
silk,
Flutter of bats and men.
Sobbing shoulders, naked as 
the soul and silver dust of 
moon,
Through the muffled requisite, 
she prays its over soon.
Salt and sea and sapphire, 
tangle in flax and heart,
Butter cream silhouette, tainted 
from the start.
Jaded even in innocence,
Antique in her ignorance.
She drops to champagne sand, 
take a knee,
The lock to which there is no 
key.
Tears that shatter as they fall,
Years in seconds passed.
Grains of glass tattoo tender 
skin,
Branded by heaven's immortal 
sin.
Scarlet letter, number one,
Mascara stained soul.
Tar and shimmer, creeping ever 
closer,
Wings that reject and embrace 
her.
Gasping for her final breath,
Admitting to defeat.

A twinkle in a cerulean eye,
Whispered wink, a kiss, a cry.
Tattooed flesh elicits a 
memory,
Though you never knew its 
name.



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  1. Date: 7/24/2013 8:58:00 PM
    Evonne, , Congratulations!!! Thank you for the wonderful win. :-) Epic, it is. <3 always & forever <3 ''LINDA

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 4:52:00 AM
    Great Poem

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 8:32:00 AM
    My goodness, you floored me with this piece. I am geniunely impressed with the tone you set here. More poets here need to know about you. Magnificent ending.