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Two Daughters Of A Jackal

Two daughters of a jackal once roamed this land.
With one look of seduction a man's ego would turn to sand.

They would burn our villages and play havoc on young minds.
They would torture young mothers and curse their babies blind.

We would look upon our village then rebuild what had been burned.
Then an evil wind would pillage and two daughters of a jackal had
returned.

One day they disappeared.
Some say they died from all their hate and vicious crimes
Others say they married demons and became two blood stained
brides.

When I think of how lucky I am to be alive.
I feel sorry for the two daughters of a jackal for not knowing the
love of human kind.

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Submitted on April 06, 2011

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d-ory@hotmail.comIf I try to describe myself I can't cause I don't really know. I think I'm a bunch of different personalities in one body. I' am dark and a little depressed behind closed doors. But towards my friends I' am confident and happy. I struggle for acceptance from people but I do a great job of hiding it.Poetry is my release. Without it I could'nt function. But I think I was always meant to have it. I had never written a poem until I was 22 years old. I did'nt even know I could write a poem until someone special inspired me then shattered my heart. I believe this is why I write mostly dark, depressive poems. Because that's how it all started for me.My tag is weight of the world. Reason being I believe the weight of the world is on the shoulders of a few. And most of us are just standing around consuming and polluting waiting for others to clean up after us. I reflect some of this in my poetry.I live in Hobart, Australia and I' am 24 years old. Thanks for reading. Leave comments, your thoughts and I will return the favour.P.S There are certain words spelt differently in Australia so please keep this in mind when reviewing my poetry. And I 'am on facebook under rosco daw. E-mail at top of page.... more…

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