Below is the poem entitled Carry Grief as a Shield which was written by poet
That Archaic Poet. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Release relief, however brief-
Let it come to crush my grief!
I can't go on when Hope is gone;
Biting Life with softened teeth
Why ponder things that make no sense,
Why take my Mind to clean and rinse;
To wash away a long decay
(And left with no defense)
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