Perdition vs Salvation

Written by: Lucretia Crouse

Doomed, grotesque, decaying corpses ~ swollen, swarming with maggots, emit agonizing screams while Hell claims their damned souls. Mangled bodies gasp their last breath. Bloody corpses hang, blackened ~ pus-filled. Vile laughter echoes: Satan reigns supreme. God’s light shines down on me ~ shows me the way. When I kneel to pray, He sends down hope to fill my soul ~ grateful, healed, whole. Love glows bright through dark of night. Heaven’s choir of angels join ’round the faithful. God’s love’s in sight. Salvation’s promise… saved.
Sponsor: Poet ~ Destroyer Contest Name: To Hell and Back ((2 half poem with opposite meanings)) The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.