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On the banks of the River Sticks

On the banks of the River Sticks I stand and stare With my skin so open and bare In a line formed of lost time I stand on the banks of the River Sticks Wondering why the fog is now so thick Reaching closer the hand of death And feeling his cold harsh killing breath On the banks of the River Sticks Lined up in rows of six Crossing over to the other side No place to run or hide Hope to god he spares you skin But only if you did not sin On the banks of the River Sticks All eternity feeling sick My body sleeps forever to come But my soul is crushed by death’s strong thumb On the banks of the river sticks

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 7/9/2013 3:20:00 AM
- Hi Clara, a well written poem. - Welcome to P-Soup. - Thanks for your first poem, hope there will be many more in the future. - Have fun with poetry. - Good luck! - Greetings from Norway / / Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/4/2013 10:52:00 AM
sad, and deep.......enjoyed............ LOVE* SKAT
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Date: 6/26/2013 10:58:00 PM
Clara, this is a very good poem, for a first poem... -Dropping in with a nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I’m here to invite you on over to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* please consider my contest* hopefully you find this place to be the comfort zone your pen is looking for. If you ever need or seek feedback on a certain poem, click on my name any time you like. I’m looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend Linda"
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Date: 6/24/2013 3:05:00 PM
Really nice poem. Good job.
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clara schnee
Date: 6/26/2013 11:39:00 AM
Thank You!!