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Still, A Cold Rain

Still falls
A cold rain,
Guilt, cured
In blood stain,
Seeps deep ...

     Thirsty souls,
     Fault-bound ...
     Heaven weeps,
     Hearts drowned.

          Raiment torn,
          Broken ...
          Mercy born.

     Sin's wage,
     Still, there falls ...

A cold rain.

Written and submitted on May 19, 2019
For the "Charlieku New Form" Poetry Contest
Charles Messina, Sponsor.

(Syllables counted @ 2-3-2-3-2, 3-2-3-2, 3-2-3, 2-3, 3)


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