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Marquis de sade



A wounded heart
An offense of conscience
Inner struggles
Or Inspirations?
In desperation, I dip this pen

Deep into the inkwells
 So dreadfully crimson
My declarations
Upon this paper be bled

The verses LOUDER and BOLDER!
Shout my injuries from this world
They must be heard!
Every rhyme and every reason
Catapulting through the stinging word

My soul melds with quill
 Becoming one
A channeling vessel
As the broken heart pours...
And spills

This is my message of life
And how I lived!
The tragedy and torture…
Continues, left unabridged

At the end...a twist
Now my heart resides in others
And my agony lives on
From where before, it did not exist!

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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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