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The Day the Wolves Came by Jessica Ni Leacai



I on this hill of hatred, harming
myself for missions unfulfilled,
These culling chastisements, I
cast on my burdened back,
and my words wasted,no
worth nor use to you.

Expelled from ears, unwilling
for my merciless devices,
I am but wasted material, meaningless
garments no one would garnish.
Slowly they sear me in half, my soul
no longer my loyal saviour.

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Submitted on February 02, 2013

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I'm an Irish speaker, Belfast based. I design hats and headpieces in the wonderful art of millinery. I enjoy science, culture,art, music and have an affinity with the sea. I use 'big words' so invest in a dictionary when reading my poetry. I tolerate no ignorance more…

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