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Offline Cliff Sombito

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Avian Tooth
« on: September 10, 2020, 05:26:11 AM »

Avian Tooth

The hangman lingers for the rope
while the dewdrop coins
the mellowness of the white rose
and the black winds scream
as a legion
of dwarves sack the golden city
of the divine. Time
has ran like a bullet train
in the windowpane of your eyes
and you must be executed
before the avian tooth wanders
in the cold soup
of arthritis. Incantations of demise
roll off like beads of molten
lead from your blistered tongue
and you've lost all hope
just like an emptied wallet now
that your fate
has already been sealed by the kiss
of the wolf. As you lose
your foothold, your body dangles,
the rope hums and the air
that you can't
breathe sings for you.

Offline drab

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Re: Avian Tooth
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2020, 09:58:12 PM »
That's a tooth that needs to be pulled...but I do like soup...especially veg soup.
So I enjoyed the soup...but I prefer hot soup.
After writing soup so many times it looks wrong...from now on I'm going to spell it 'soop'
Soop's up!
To live, with gentle but cunning deceit, and accept the consequences, is the destiny of every man.