Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Miner's Wake

Crimson ropes and

Funeral pyres

Littering the

Willowy shires

Igniting emotions

While squelching desires

Of a woman’s heartfelt hope

Anesthetized veins

Of sanguine liars

Spewing deception

Across the fires

Trampling a soul

Through mud and mire

Forcing the widow to cope

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