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HERO

I am Slasher Of Monsters stock-in-trade My sword Kram, is double edged death One horror burrowed deep in me at birth With poison of a thousand thousand Hydras To kill it I must kill myself But I am Slasher Of Monsters stock-in-trade I persevere in trial Another felled me from the heavens A three eyed beast with many Buddha arms I was immortal, Homeric in youth as great Hercules Deeply wounded I fended off the fiend I am Slasher of Monsters stock-in-trade I will live One clawed from Dante’s seventh circle A beast of horrible hunger, spitting blood It’s neck hung with hearts of men Deeply wounded I almost died Though I am Slasher Of Monsters stock-in-trade It still lives Another creature came in costume To consume my very essence, ugly Behind masks of wanton beauty (I never feared Medusa's snakes, the thing uses mirrors) Deeply wounded I fought to free myself I killed it yet another reared it’s mask I am Slasher Of Monsters stock-in-trade I will kill them all I have fought many, many more One burrowed deep in earth Atropos atop a thousand thousand strings Hunts me with blood rusted blade I cannot kill her even if I kill myself But I am Slasher Of Monsters stock-in-trade I live with open cuts unhealed My sword Kram, is double edged death Brighter than a hundred suns Hidden in sheath of ancient weave I care not I am Slasher Of Monsters stock-in-trade

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 4/26/2015 12:26:00 AM
Mark, Congratulations on your "Bio of a Poet" WIN!!! LINDA
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Date: 4/22/2015 11:11:00 AM
Very imaginative winning work..Congrats..Sara
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Date: 4/20/2015 4:00:00 PM
Congratulations on your win Mark . Blessings Eve
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Date: 4/19/2015 7:20:00 AM
an interesting bio Mark - congrats on your win:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Mark Ackerson
Date: 4/19/2015 11:48:00 AM
Right back at ya, Jan! Thanks.
Date: 4/18/2015 10:57:00 PM
Congrats on your win Mark. Thank you for entering in my contest. Your wife is right but I still like it.
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Mark Ackerson
Date: 4/19/2015 11:50:00 AM
Thank you, Tammy - especially for agreeing with my wife!