-Seated-

By sTr8-jAcKeT

Am I raw to the living?
Does abrasion seep into your ears?
Is it I who is the fantasy?
Or The Hallowed one of fears?

I've seen the world without a sight,
Vanquished more than fickle pride.
It lingers as it builds infection,
And turtles as it hides.

A dosset of perfection,
In a world that you can't live.
A gift of simple yester-year,
Which sadly I can't give.

If panicked they WILL run,
For shepards ARE in short supply.
And the ONLY way they'll cross the rivers,
ARE with carrot-sticked white-lies.

Destitute, the meak emerge,
To reign over all reins.
To grip the fear, they hold so dear,
From a god that lives off gains.

An auspicious aura creeps the air,
As nations take to rise.
And from horizon's fading breath,
The dragons close their eyes...

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Copyright 2018 sTr8-jAcKeT
Published on Thursday, December 6, 2018.     Filed under: "Poetry"

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  • dwells On Friday, December 7, 2018, dwells (5800)By person wrote:

    Intrigued from the moment you mentioned the crossing of rivers Str8; seems like nothing much changes along the Tigris and Euphrates my friend! Love the malleable hidden meanings here - cheers! - Dan

  • sTr8-jAcKeT On Friday, December 7, 2018, sTr8-jAcKeT (551)By person wrote:

    My man, always got the brain a rockin'. Oh god how I've missed that humor. Thx brother. -sTr8

  • Jonas Robinson On Friday, December 7, 2018, Jonas Robinson (525)By person wrote:

    I like the spice of mythology. It's rare.

  • sTr8-jAcKeT On Friday, December 7, 2018, sTr8-jAcKeT (551)By person wrote:

    Fantasy is fun, but maybe all this is a mythological fantasy to another reality? Idk, thanks for reading though, lol.

  • Samael Crowe On Friday, December 7, 2018, Samael Crowe (116)By person wrote:

    Very poetic and melodic, I enjoyed reading it through a couple of times. I am glad to see you somehow managed to get to post new poems! :) The fourth verse is my favourite, very skilful. I'm most certainly looking forward to reading more of your poetry. Keep it up, my friend!

  • sTr8-jAcKeT On Friday, December 7, 2018, sTr8-jAcKeT (551)By person wrote:

    Good morning sir & thank you. A member helped me out w/ a membership again. It feels great to be writing & posting again, been years. Thanks again for the kind words.

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