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His Curse- a story of El Dorado



An innocent man turned into a greedy one.
That greedy man turned insane.
And soon the insane man turned old.
His horse's feet slowly clipped clopped
Against the solid ground
As he searched
For El Dorado.
His antics were strange
He was weird and deranged!
For greed filled his soul,
For the city of gold
Was the place he sought.
He was cursed
For seeking the place,
Cursed forever to seek,
A place that did not exist.
He traveled for days and nights
For weeks and months
For years and centuries,
But he didn't realize his youth had passed,
For the greed of El Dorado was in his heart.
Finally he reached the tip of South America
And decided to turn back
To search for the Fountain of Youth.
He thought he could escape from hell,
The world of the damned.
But he was horribly wrong.
He ventured far, and wide.
He died alone and sad.
He was blinded by the magic
Of El Dorado.
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