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The Earth, Bloodstained (Trigger Warning)

March 21, 2021
By SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
159 articles 22 photos 906 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)
And the words I say most often: "Where was I?"
"I just switched 50 things to anonymus and it doesnt even make a diff- why was i writing this again? where was i? hm.... oh well."


Silence reigned
as the world was stained
red, stained by blood the earth was pained
red clouds dripped their heavy burden, blood rained
one person blamed
the silence ended and the people rose in droves and she was chained
their fury unsustained
by need, death she feigned
they were not fooled, from murder no abstained
her final cry of innocence drowned out, she was restrained
they killed her in a rage, correct in who they infamed (its a word now)
and then their strength waned
and they to fell dead for killing the feind.


The author's comments:

wrote for national poetry day. it went south quickly, but it did work toward a goal of story-based poetry of mine.


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on Aug. 29 at 12:00 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
159 articles 22 photos 906 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)
And the words I say most often: "Where was I?"
"I just switched 50 things to anonymus and it doesnt even make a diff- why was i writing this again? where was i? hm.... oh well."

doubtful, the farther i look back now the worse i cringe at stuff i thought was good. wow the first interwoven wolves hurts to read.

Lydiaq DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 28 at 9:37 am
Lydiaq DIAMOND, Somonauk, Illinois
94 articles 35 photos 642 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'd rather be a forest than a street.
If I only could, I surely would.
I'd rather feel the earth beneath my feet."

You know., you can write something that makes you cringe at the time, but by the time you're twenty, you'll look back on it and say that was amazing.