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Epitaph

Slick and sly
He lived on lies
As he lived
He died
He gained the world
To lose his life
Before his time
Through hate and strife
Who will hail his epitaph
For what hope did he die
No praise we bring
We just cry
Nobodies hero
A pointless death
For vanity robbed him
Of his last breath
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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I am a nurse and a mother of three grown children. I have been writing poetry since I was a teenager. I love expressing myself on paper. I am a pastor's wife. We pastor a small church in Media, Pa. We are presently debating with a group of people on U-Tube who say that the world will end on May 21, 2011. Our U-Tube channel is, pastorBillandDesi more…

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