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Bullets from heaven

Bullets, they do rain down from heaven
Have no doubt
They fall engraven
Your name sprawled across the casing, tout
Glory killings brazen
Cries of mercy, silence all around, rings out!
Spent shells litter even
As pleas to repentance comes about
Missiles liken, rifling dead ravens
Teflon coated in forgiveness without
Pierce the heart of those least craven
The message, nourishment begins to sprout
Bullets, they do rain from the heavens
See that you be not the proud!
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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A fortyish native born all American man. Married twice and for the last time. I have four children; Three daughters and one son that are all over the age of eighteen. I also have two grandchildren; one three years old and one nine months old. Inspired by God, tragedy, life's experiences and then a fairy tale love. I never intentionally set out to write poetry, but "She" inspired me. "She" meaning the love of my life. That love is a passion that after thirteen years still grows stronger each and every day. It eventually had to be put into writing. As I wrote poetry to her, she encouraged me to approach other subjects. Doing so brought me to discover that poetry could wash away the bitter tastes of life (suicide, cancer, and divorce) that were still living like demons inside me. So when poetic therapy brought those impish fiends to a stalemate, I began to experiment more. Creating fictional characters and situations within my works. The support of this online community has inspired me even further to continue to hone my writing skills giving the readers the best that I can offer. Thanks to all you out there in Lulu land. more…

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