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The Writing On The Wall



Listen to the shadow fall. Hear the daisy chain.
Listen to the serpent crawl.
Hear the silent rain.
Whiff aroma of the mall. Scent the stench of dearth.
Whiff redolence of the stall.
Scent the fragrant earth.
See the writing on the wall. Look at the design.
See the warning in the scrawl.
Look at the call sign.
Savor empty stomach gall. Taste the hungry pang.
Savor the last curtain call.
Taste the pungent tang.
Touch the overlaying pall. Feel the inky cloud.
Touch the ugly urban sprawl.
Feel the restive crowd.
Intuit to disenthrall. Clue without pretense.
Intuit to overhaul.
Clue with the sixth sense.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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