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Leaden sentiments surround,
And etchéd shadowed moods display
A molded caste of furrowed frowns
That glare upon a stone’s cliché.

A titan, justly vilified
Must now the crapulous earth do quench.
For jeers and respite need pacify,
Disgruntled souls in ire drenched.

Let songs of vile repute resound,
Tell of feats past, of lives undone.
Let regal proclamations crown
The tyrant king of thralldom gone.

Enchanted he with velvet words,
A tongue in serpent’s poison dipped
For to amass the vile and scourged;
The product of his discipleship

Yet numbered days brought happy hearts
Unpunished deeds did vengeance seek
To deal the card of death to thwart
A torturous imp, in darkness keep.

Let songs of joyfulness resound
The spell is lifted, freedom restored
For tyranny lay ‘neath the ground
Eternally bound by earth and sward.
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Submitted on May 02, 2011

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Born and reside in Nassau, The Bahamas. Just rekindled his love for writing poetry in 2009 and enjoying it every bit.Don't really care bout the ratings though, just want to share his thoughts, feelings...... with whomever can bear to read 'em. He will, however, appreciate your comments and critique so he can improve wherever there is inadequacy.God Bless! more…

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