Mill Field


Gen Despair


Despair -
When hope is snuffed out like a guttering candle.

Despair -
When hope is sadistically excised with surgical precision.

Despair -
When hope is torn from a half-living body in huge gobbets
By rapacious beaks and ravening teeth.

Despair -
When hope is annihilated.

Submitted: Thursday, May 24, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, March 01, 2011

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