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Poisonous substances

A tear drop,
Always comes flowing down
Through my cheeks
It saddens my heart,
And weakens my soul
When I remember how terrible,
Humans can be.

It pleases their minds
And strengthens their soul
At the sound of your downfall.

They seem like your friends,
But are serpents,
Nothing but poisonous substances,
Ready to kill you slowly
As if you were not their comrade.
Oh, how terrible
Humans can be.

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The poem focuses on the evil of man towards his own kind

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Submitted by salihujummai40 on August 29, 2022

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Scheme xxxxabC xax xxxcxbC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 402
Words 85
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 7, 3, 7

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