Psychopathic Piper



Death is in the air
as musical sighs
gather children's souls;
wide and innocent.
Multicoloured cloth
hangs heavy with notes,
catastrophic anguish,
the rats dance now.
Stained glass windows
colour stories of old,
psychopathic piper,
magical musician,
there’s a song
in Hamelin’s heart.

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Submitted on September 10, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Characters 275
Words 43
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14

Ian Sawicki

Ian Sawicki has been writing poetry for over twenty years. He is a Manchester born poet, who has dedicated his life to exploration and composition of poetry. His work reflects the many great influential experiences of his life, the pain, the pleasure combined to create new exciting poetry. If anyone is interested in my books then please visit my lulu storefront. All artwork on these books is by my own hand. http://stores.lulu.com/chasingtheday more…

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