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Power of the Pen

History has often shown, that with acumen, the sword pales in comparison to a Poet’s pen! It cuts, not as does the sword forged from steel, but with a piercing words, a conscience can feel! With subterfuge and sweetness, it can hide the acrimonious jealousy that may reside within the soul of a scurrilous deviant poet. Chances are, being well disguised, few know it! A poet’s words can lull a fretful babe to sleep, or move a Nation to mourn and weep. Whilst those who seek ill deeds to conceal, will discover his words will oft reveal the bribery and corruption they’d committed. Poetic licence, with words carefully submitted, awards a poet the freedom, no sword is allowed, as he subtlety sets out to sway an angry crowd. The pen, oft proves a deadly weapon indeed. Expertly wielded, a tender heart can bleed, but used with reckless abandon? Of it beware, for this deadly weapon, is beyond compare! Rhymer. November 12th, 2016.

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Date: 11/13/2016 5:05:00 AM
Such a true write, well penned, Denis:)
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