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Conquered

Smoldering charred stake Stinking thick running fire-tar Boiling destroying bubbling skin Melting seeping waxed dust bones Screeching mother weeping water Crying sister sizzling cooked humans Hot atomic sun Miscellaneous dirt winged earth Scratching dry sight killing tears Waves attacking white tender flesh Ultraviolet death armies Blood rock clotted toes and heals Long tracks of my flowing life Crosses soldiers’ crucifix Along the road to Rome Fear’s consequence dying submission Rage rejuvenating stumbling effort Weakness is meek relenting eyes Cold shivering opium dreaming Cream-colored mold man lying In line metal chain god Unifying binding slave’s master’s will Ending columns devious spaces Empty lacking nails or straining muscles Clear heaven not billow black smog Praying Christ’s affection mercy Angel melody nothing choking creeping Devil serpents handling lifting Pouring lighting leaving repeating Refrain

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005




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