Treasure Island

Dean Koontz

(Pennsylvania)

The Bad Place


Every eye sees its own special vision;
every ear hears a most different song.
In each man's troubled heart, and incision
would reveal a unique, shameful wrong.
Stranger fiends hide here in human guise
than reside in the valleys of Hell.
But goodness, kindness and love arise
in the heart of the poor beast, as well.

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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