RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Silver Star - 9,049 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Standing Back


Times come around, and have now fallen
down into the cisterns of evil, trying
to take me with them.
But I stand back and refuse to move in
their direction.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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