Pain and Peasants

By Chance

Vitality spilled upon the threshing floor
Reduce to sanguine stain
Oppressors galavant and gaudy
Bathe in crimson rain

Beasts with horn rejoice
Burn the meek to black
Hordes of darkness commune
Break the bones 
Maw the fat

Locust take flight 
And find new stead
Amongst the air of living
En route to blacken the fibers of light
Unknown to the soon be dead

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Copyright 2018 Chance
Published on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.     Filed under: "Poetry"

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  • Luna Jay On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Luna Jay (611)By person wrote:

    Nice! Dark and vivid imagery. Great ink

  • Chance On Friday, July 13, 2018, Chance (6)By person wrote:

    Thanks for the feedback guys, much appreciated

  • Jonas Robinson On Thursday, July 12, 2018, Jonas Robinson (398)By person wrote:

    Good stuff.

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