City Of Palaces

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City Of Palaces

    SARAJEVO - CITY OF PALACES
Each hall in every palace is a death
that's been for cen'tries; never ask it why;
it leads the hearts of men, in ev'ry breath
to join the call to arms, and go to die.

and what has led them on is what's been willed
to handed down, and what's been going on;
the shackles then are forged,  the cup is filled
to overflowing with each troubled dawn.

Why else but Sarajevo is the cause?
Division of a way of life they live,
if you should ask them why, they say it was,
and so it is; it's all that life can give.

The beauty that was Sarajevo's charm
will come and go with every call to arm.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 7/17/2017 5:08:00 PM
Very, very good poem, and informative, too. Congratulations on its feature.
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Date: 7/16/2017 9:39:00 PM
This is amazing. You are talented.
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