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Ribbons



In ribbons,fluttering down the skyscraper
fanfare of red, yellow, and white
firebursts and ozone biting my nostrils brown
Falling to the ground,
dancing gently...ribbons in the wind
stained red from the fields of destiny
Innocence far from being found
these red and wet ribbons, honoring more than just a Red Badge
Hailing our basest ability
Ribbons for wars we all lose in...
the wars against ourself
Process...your lost in nonsense
Ribbons of a friendly world,ribbons of disease, ribbons from the sores
that lie bleeding, open and gangreen
Falling down from the great precipice
ribbons from the sky
stained red, yellow and white
dangling from a sigh
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Submitted on November 04, 2009

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