Mark R Slaughter


An act of poetry


Ruin is what we need -
Despair is what we feed
Upon in poetry

A shock resets the nerves -
Helps remould the curves
Of written art

Catharsis helps portray -
Acting out a play
On expurgation

Tears or hidden fears
Release the bottled years
To ink a page:

The pen be our salvation.



Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2010










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Submitted: Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Edited: Friday, November 07, 2014

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