lesser evil

Posted: October 28, 2011 in Uncategorized
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“But, said as angels for the good man’s sin,

 Weep to record, and blush to give it in.”

~ Thomas Campbell, Pleasures of Hope (pt. II, l. 357)


“Sin is whatever obscures the soul.”  ~ Andre Gide



lesser evil


no time to assemble

dismantled appendage

frost settles inside

paralyzed bones

loose carnage      defiled virgin

we all fall under the spell

greed tightens around our loins

but how far will we go

to speak in skin-walker tongue

it just depends

it depends

which stars we take





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© Copyright 2011 ♥Susan Joyner-Stumpf


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